3/19/22 Drexel College of Engineering. Received an Outstanding Career Research Award through the Drexel University College of Engineering
3/18/22 National Public Radio. Featured on “The Academic Minute” on Building Urban Climate Resilience through Integrated Research, Teaching, and Engagement
12/3/21 Planet Philadelphia. Featured in podcast: “Collaborating on Problem Solving in Times of Climate Crisis”
11/20/21 USA Today. Interviewed for (but not quoted in) USA Today piece: “Climate change brings a perfect storm of raw sewage and rainfall in cities that can least afford it”
11/23/21 WHYY. “Eastwick residents want Biden’s infrastructure plan to fund Philly’s first climate migration”
11/23/21 Drexel NOW. Drexel Hosts First COP Event, Sends Delegation to COP26
10/27/21 Dragon Discoveries. “Keeping their Cool”
10/21/21 Landscape and Urban Planning. Listed as 5th most prolific author globally on green infrastructure in publication “A ‘green’ chameleon: Exploring the many disciplinary definitions, goals, and forms of ‘green infrastructure.’
9/20/21 New York Times. Quoted in article entitled “How can New York City prepare for the next Ida? Here’s a to-do list.”
9/16/21 KYW In Depth. Interviewed for 30 minute podcast entitled Engineering Climate Change, live-cast on 103.9 FM and 1060 AM in Philadelphia
9/13/21 6ABC. Interviewed for news piece, “Flooding after Ida brings new focus on Philadelphia’s aging infrastructure”
9/10/21 Philadelphia Inquirer. Interviewed for article on impacts of climate change on Philadelphia’s sewer infrastructure.
9/4/21 NBC 10. Interviewed regarding flooding of the Vine Street Expressway after remnants of Hurricane Ida passed through the northeast US.
9/4/21 NJ.com. Interviewed for story regarding impacts of Hurricane Ida as it passed through New Jersey.
7/2/21 Philadelphia Neighborhoods. Article featuring our work in Hunting Park entitled “Hunting Park: Beat the Heat Program Brings Cooling Options to City’s Hottest Neighborhoods”
6/18/21 | Grid, Camden’s flooding problem is daunting today. As sea levels rise and precipitation increases, it’s only going to get worse
5/12/21 | Drexel Now, Study: Parks Not Only Safe, but Essential During the Pandemic
4/30/21 News, College of Engineering, Drexel University. Viewpoint: Even if it never becomes law, new infrastructure policy shows the way forward in higher education
1/26/21 | Drexel College of Engineering, Under the Green Umbrella
9/25/20 | Drexel Now, Beating the Heat – Safely and Sustainably – During the Pandemic
9/14/20 | Plan Philly, Racism left Hunting Park overheated. Neighbors are making a cooler future.
7/2/20 | Drexel Newsblog, Q+A: What is the Pandemic Teaching Us About Confronting Climate Change?
5/12/20 | American Scientist , COVID-19 Reveals a Path Forward on Climate Change, co-authored by Drexel’s Richardson Dilworth, Scott Gabriel Knowles, Franco Montalto, and Mimi Sheller
4/23/20 | KYW In Depth, What is the Impact of Coronavirus on the Environment?
4/6/20 | The Nature of Cities, Are Universities and Students Allies in Climate Action?….Maybe
3/11/20 | Urban Omnibus, Up on the Roof: Highlight’s Drexel’s research documenting runoff reduction in the Jacob K. Javits Green Roofs.
8/8/19 | WHYY, Climate change is messing with your commute, SEPTA says after storms halt trains. Interviewed and quoted regarding changing precipitation patterns.
4/1/19 | Super Science, What is a green roof?
2/15/19 | Planet Philadelphia, Interviewed by Kay Wood, the host of environmental radio show on Gtown Radio. The Environment: National and International Perspectives. What are the perspectives of people with both international and national contacts regarding environmental issues?
2/5/19 | News, College of Engineering, Drexel University, Marking Wetlands Day With an Engineered Approach
1/9/19 | News, College of Engineering, Drexel University, Conversations: Montalto on Climate
11/5/18 | Next City. Interviewed and quoted in an article about the business of green infrastructure
5/1/18 | News, College of Engineering, Drexel University Small Garden, Big Answers for PhD Candidate
9/10/17 | Eniday. Interviewed and quoted in article entitled Green Spaces in Cities
9/1/17 | State Impact, A Reporting Project of NPR member Stations. Interviewed and quoted in article: Harvey-level damage probably won’t happen in Philadelphia but intense flooding already does.
8/16/17 | State Impact, A Reporting Project of NPR member Stations. Interviewed and quoted in article. Trump revokes Obama order protecting infrastructure projects from climate impacts.
8/16/17 | Drexel News Blog. Quick Take: The Danger of Rolling Back Building Standards in Areas Vulnerable to Flooding.
6/14/17 | Public Health News. Public Health and a Divided America: Challenges to the field in the new Administration’s first 100 days.
6/2/17 | Philadelphia Inquirer. Swift reaction from Pa., N.J. leaders as Trump pulls out of Paris accord.
6/1/17 | NBC 10. Quoted on local television news broadcast regarding potential impact of Trump’s decision to pull out of Paris Climate Agreement.
5/26/17 | Philadelphia Inquirer. Can Italian design students solve Philly neighborhood’s flooding?
5/19/17 | PLANPHILLY: A project of WHYY and Newsworks.org. Researchers and residents explore ways Eastwick floods and ideas for mitigation.
3/17/17 | Earthdesk: The Multifunctionality of Green Infrastructure.
2/1/17 | Drexel Now: Climate Change Workshop Tackles Solutions to a Global Problem.
1/2/17 | The Nature of Cities, Blog contribution, “Resolving to Act After the 2016 U.S. Election and the United Nations Climate Conference”
11/21/16 | State Impact, A Reporting Project of NPR member Stations, Interview for a piece by Susan Phillips, Pennsylvania Academics Find Inspiration at Climate Conference.
3/1/16 | Trust for Public Land: Did NYC’s coastal green infrastructure protect property during Hurricane Sandy? A case study of three coastal communities
8/24/15 | New York 1, Drexel/SWRE PhD Candidate Lauren Smalls-Mantey and one of her weather stations at Javits Center’s Green Roof
8/20/15 | CBS This Morning Drexel/SWRE PhD Candidate Lauren Smalls-Mantey and one of her weather stations featured (briefly) on, 2015
7/22/15 | Wall Street Journal SWRE research on the Javits Center featured.
5/19/15 | The Nature of Cities, Global Roundtable on Resilience Invited Blog Post: Taking “resilience” out of the realm of metaphor. How do you measure resilience in cities? How would you know if your city or your community was resilient?
4/22/15 | Philadelphia Inquirer, Drexel green roof research discussed
3/22/15 | The Nature of Cities, Independent Blog Post, Lessons on Post-Resilience from Venice.
12/3/14 | The New York Times, SWRE research in Alley Pond Park and in the Smart Forest Network
10/12/14 | WNYC: NYC Public Radio SWRE research on adaptation to extreme precipitation on WNYC
3/3/14 | The Nature of Cities, Invited Blog Contribution on Urban Ecosystem Services
11/9/13 | The NY Daily News SWRE research on the Jacob K. Javits Center featured in the NY Daily News:
9/26/13 | Environmental Monitor. SWRE research on green roofs featured
Spring 2013 | Ask the Experts, Center for Watershed Protection. Invited contribution on Green Infrastructure
12/13/12 | National Public Radio, SWRE research on post-Sandy climate adaptation on NPR
6-7/2011 | PBS Planet Forward, “Greenstreets: Drexel University researchers investigate urban ecosystem improvements” Video elicited by National Science Foundation Office of Legislative & Public Affairs for broadcasting on NSF’s Youtube channel (7/2011); also featured on PBS Planet Forward website (6/20/2011), and was featured Webisode on 6/28/2011
6/15/10 | WHYY Radio Times on Philadelphia Public Radio SWRE research on rebuilding water and sanitation infrastructure in post-earthquake Haiti on WHYY’s Radio Times.
3/4/06 | The Brooklyn Papers, coverage of Montalto’s testimony regarding water impacts of Redevelopment of the Atlantic Yards site (Brooklyn, NY)