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2013-14 Seminars

The Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center sponsors a weekly seminar series in the EPP conference room (Baker Hall 129). These seminars provide an informal means of presenting research, listening to outside speakers, and learning about the electricity industry. Upcoming and past seminar speakers and topics are listed below. When possible the slides for the talk are also available.

If you plan on attending a seminar, please contact Adam Loucks (aloucks@andrew.cmu.edu), so we can order sufficient food for lunch.

If you would like to give a seminar, or have a good idea for a seminar topic, please contact Jay Apt (apt@cmu.edu or 412-268-3003).

Date/Day/Time Location Speaker Title
Wednesday
5/28/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomGeorge Baker
CEO
VCharge
Senior Lecturer
Harvard University
"Using Transactive Load to Balance the Electric Grid"
NEW DATE
Wednesday
4/23/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomAlvin Razon
Principal Engineer
SRA International Inc
"DOE's Sunshot program"
Wednesday
4/9/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomDr. Marissa Hummon
Research Scientist in Energy Markets and Power Flow Optimization
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy
"Demand Response Resources for Energy and Ancillary Services"
Wednesday
4/2/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomDavid Keith
Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics
(SEAS)
Professor of Public Policy
(Harvard Kennedy School) Harvard University
"Does the Climate Impact of Wind-Power Matter?"
NEW DATE
Wednesday
3/26/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomJames Bushnell
Associate Professor, Department of Economics
UC Davis and NBER
"TBA"
NEW DATE
Wednesday
3/5/2014
Noon
EPP Conference RoomShira Horowitz
Demand Response Analyst
PJM Interconnection, Inc.
"Demand Response in PJM"
Friday
1/31/2014
1:00 PM
EPP Conference Room

Joint Conference with the Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making
Pia-Johanna Schweizer
Center for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Studies, University of Stuttgart
"Future Infrastructures for Meeting Energy Demands - The Helmholtz Alliance ENERGY-TRANS"
Monday
1/27/2014
Noon
EPP Conference Room

Joint Conference with the Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making
Yuvraj Agarwal
Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University
"Green Computing: Energy Efficiency at Multiple Scales"
Wednesday
10/23/2013
Noon
EPP Conference RoomAlan J. Fleissner
Manager Transmission Line Engineering
DiGioia Gray and Associates
"Transmission Line Projects from the Utility Perspective"
Thursday
10/17/2013
2:00-3:00PM
Tepper Faculty Conference Center (GSIA 322)Yves Bamberger
Chairman and CEO
Scientific Adviser of EDF
"More Electricity For Less CO2: Some Paradoxes in the European and French Regulations"
Thursday
10/17/2013
3:15-4:15PM
Tepper Faculty Conference Center (GSIA 322)Craig Miller
Chief Scientist
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
President
GridLAB-D Association
"Demonstration of the GridLAB-D Power Flow Software"
Friday
9/27/2013
10:00 AM
EPP Conference RoomTim Heidel
Program Director
ARPA-E
"Electric Power Flow Control: New Technologies and the Quantification of their Value"
Wednesday
9/25/2013
Noon
EPP Conference RoomZak Kuznar
Senior Project Manager, Emerging Technology Office
Duke Energy
"Grid Scale Applications for Bulk and Distributed Electrochemical Energy Storage"
Wednesday
9/11/2013
Noon
EPP Conference RoomGary Lakritz
President
Knollwood Energy
"Solar Renewable Energy Credits A Market Based Solar Financing Tool"

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