Date(s) - 19 Apr 2012
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rear Adm. Katherine Gregory of the U.S. Navy will present a lecture at the Sun Room in Memorial Union 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 19. Her presentation, titled “Engineering in the Navy: Contingencies to Construction,” is about U.S. Navy’s construction, engineering and humanitarian efforts in Japan after the infamous earthquake and tsunami there last March. Public are welcome to attend.
Rear Adm. Gregory has served as commander of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific and the Pacific Fleet Civil Engineer since July 2010. She is the first female flag officer in the United States Navy Civil Engineer Corps. In 2010 she assumed command of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific, encompassing 4,000 military and civilian men and women stationed in Hawaii, Guam and Japan. Her thirty-year military career has included service with the Naval Construction Force (Seabees), including deployments to the Western Pacific, Mediterranean, Iraq, and Haiti.? Her facilities and project management assignments have included the construction of a new support base and hospital in Naples, Italy; shore facility environmental compliance in San Francisco; and Naval Air Station public works officer in Adak, Alaska. Rear Admiral Gregory is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. She holds graduate degrees from the University of Southern California and George Washington University and completed the Senior Executive Program at the London School of Business.
This is the inaugural presentation of the Jellinger Lecture Series in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering.
A reception will follow in the South Ballroom.