Biology professor participating in extreme weather awareness event
Dr. Christopher Parker, a biology assistant professor, is participating in an exhibit at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History highlighting extreme weather in the North Texas area. The exhibit will focus on awareness, preparation and communication during extreme weather events and is part of a year-long Science Communication Fellowship sponsored by the museum and the Research and Learning Center.
The fellowship was designed to bring together experts from several different fields with a goal to effectively communicate science topics to the public. Dr. Parker is joined by Dr. Ann Foss who teaches urban planning at the University of Texas at Arlington, Mr. Nick Bontrager who teaches art at Texas Christian University (TCU), Dr. Cornelia Caragea who teaches computer science and engineering at the Universtiy of North Texas (UNT) and Mr. Dennis Cain from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
The exhibit will take place at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History on Saturday, April 22, followed by a repeat exhibit on Saturday, May 6.
Learn more information about this event on the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History website.