Aquaculture, Food Security Expert is URI’s next Distinguished Visiting International Scholar

Shared on behalf of Todd McLeish – University of Rhode Island

KINGSTON, R.I. – April 6, 2015 – Joao Ferreira, professor of environmental engineering at Portugal’s New University of Lisbon, will present two lectures next week as part of the University of Rhode Island’s Distinguished Visiting International Scholar’s program.

“It’s a real honor to be able to bring Dr. Ferreira here,” said David Bengtson, URI professor of fisheries. “He’s an internationally renowned leader in developing models for assessing the interactions of aquaculture and the marine environment. But his interests are broader than that and include both science and management.”

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