Bentley Siner

About Bentley Siner

Bentley Siner is a student at Southern Methodist University working toward a BBA in Finance, as well as a B.A. in Markets & Culture. At the Hunt Institute, Bentley is an Undergraduate Journalist, working to curate content for the blog and within other areas in the Communications Team.

Trees: A Prescription for Dallas

Over the past 100 years more than a third of the planet’s old-growth forest disappeared. Each year we are losing 4.7 million hectares of forests. This is a problem not only from an environmental but also social and economic perspective. Trees provide important ecosystem services with respect to air quality, climate amelioration, water conservation, soil [...]

2021-05-05T21:32:22+00:00 April 23rd, 2021|

Winner of the Water Environment Association of Texas, Student Design Competition 2021

On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021, the Lyle Senior Design Team took First Place in the virtual Student Design Competition, sponsored by the Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT).  The regional student design competition is typically held during the annual Texas Water Conference. The winning presentation entitled, “Intercontinental Airport WWTP Improvements and Expansion Project”, consisted of [...]

2021-04-13T20:22:49+00:00 April 13th, 2021|

The Forgotten Fuel: Energy Efficiency in our Homes & Buildings

A Collective Action Program for ImpactNights® The Texas winter storm brought more than subfreezing temps to the state. The power outage left dozens of Texans dead, millions in the dark, and nearly 15 million with water issues. Damages from this storm may exceed the $125 billion in damages from Hurricane Harvey, potentially making it the costliest [...]

2021-03-19T19:54:38+00:00 March 10th, 2021|

Srikanth Mangalam

Srikanth Mangalam is an internationally recognized expert in risk and outcome-focused decision making in areas of social impact and sustainable development with over 25 years of experience in North America, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Europe. He is considered as a visionary and a thought leader and has pioneered innovative solutions to addressing complex socio-economic and [...]

2021-03-12T16:31:22+00:00 February 11th, 2020|

Meghna Tare

Meghna Tare joins the Hunt Institute Affiliate program as a Fellow. Tare is a sustainability leader who can advocate for policy, conceptualize, and build out sustainability infrastructure in a complex setting, incorporate regional and national best practices, leverage her personal and professional networks, and work fluidly across multiple functional lines and offices. As UT Arlington’s [...]

2021-05-07T16:28:14+00:00 January 7th, 2020|

David Son, Ph.D.

David Son joins the Hunt Institute as a Fellow, bringing his organic chemistry expertise. Son has been a professor in the Department of Chemistry at SMU since 1996. Dr. Son received his B.S. in chemistry from Andrews University (Berrien Springs, MI) and his Ph.D. in chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA). Dr. Son [...]

2021-03-15T18:25:09+00:00 January 7th, 2020|

James Olivier, Ph.D

Dr. Olivier is a Hunt Institute Fellow, a researcher, engineer and educator. As an adjunct professor at SMU’s Lyle Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dr. Olivier brings over 30 years’ experience in the areas of telecommunications and computer networking to his classes. As a Fellow at the Hunt Institute, Dr. Olivier leads research efforts [...]

2021-03-26T19:11:00+00:00 July 29th, 2019|