Yinfeng Qin is an M.S. student in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. He worked at The Bill Lane Center for the American West as a research assistant in building software for data collection, data processing and designing visualizations. Before Stanford, Yinfeng received B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Tsinghua University with an emphasis on pattern recognition and machine learning. He also has relevant experiences with NetEase, Microsoft Research Asia and Amazon.com, and will start as an engineer at Google in summer 2011.
Award Presentation and Panel Discussion on the Seattle Times's "Sea Change"
Please join us in celebrating Steve Ringman, Craig Welch, and the Seattle Times, winners of the 2014 Knight-Risser Prize for Western Environmental Journalism for their report "Sea Change: The Pacific's Perilous Turn." Along with the award presentation and reception, the event will feature a panel of journalists and educators assessing the state of enviromental investigative journalism.
Lunch talk with the author and legal scholar Sandra Zellmer
The author and legal scholar Sandra Zellmer will present an environmental and legal history of the Basin based on her new book with co-author Christine Klein, Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster. She will raise issues familiar to Californians—including water manipulation, wetlands loss and subsidence, soil erosion, risk management, and federal flood insurance.