Nov 30, 2001

Prof. Zimmerman to Key NAS Committee


Rae Zimmerman

Professor Rae Zimmerman has been appointed to the Committee on the Review and Evaluation of the Army Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program of the National Academy of Sciences. Professor Zimmerman also organized a panel and presented a paper at the Metropolitan Chapter of the American Planning Association Conference on December 6th entitled, "Planning for Equity in Public Infrastructure Services."

Professor Zimmerman also published an article entitled, "Social Implications of Infrastructure Network Interactions" in the Journal of Urban Technology (December 2001). She is the Principal Investigator of two National Science Foundation grants related to the September 11th attack. The first is a grant for a national research workshop (described under ICIS activities). The second is a research grant, "Urban Infrastructure Services in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from September 11th" to explore relationships between infrastructure resiliency and its condition before, during and after the attack.

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