S. Yeralan

Dr. Yeralan is invited by the Zhengzhou University to give a series of seminars on sustainability.  The seminars will take place during the last week in June, 2009.

The first talk will be on Monday, June 29, 2009, at 9:AM.  The introductory talk will be an overview of sustainability.  It is intended to be a self-contained module.  In this respect, it is recommended that those who can attend the seminars for only one day participate in the introductory seminar.

An outline schedule of the talks is given below.

Day Morning (9:00 AM - 12:00 noon)
Afternoon (2:00 to 4:00 PM)
Monday Introductory seminar Examples, technological singularity
Tuesday The history of trade and industry, globalization,
Environmental cycles, climate, environmental ethics.
Analytical model, discussions
Wednesday Energy, exergy, emergy,  international treaties, the
carbon exchange, virtual water.
Complex systems, modeling
Thursday Examples, discussions.  Review