Dr. Sharon Jean-Philippe, assistant professor of urban forestry, will deliver the first UT Science Forum lecture of the Fall 2015 semester this Friday, Sept. 11. Her talk is “A New Vision for Trees on the University of Tennessee Campus.”
Dr. Jean-Philippe research interests include biogeochemical cycling of elements, carbon sequestration, microbial community dynamics in Tennessee urban forest soils, and, as a member of the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council, is interested in street tree health.
The UT Science Forum, presented by Quest, is a weekly lunch lecture series established in 1933 in order share scientific research with other researchers, students and the public. We meet in the Thompson-Boling Arena Cafe, Rooms C-D from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays. Feel free to bring your lunch or purchase it from the Arena Cafe.