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2015-16 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
12/9/2015
Noon
EPP Conference RoomAkshaya Jha
The Heinz School
"Environmental Effects of Coal Stockpiles"
Wednesday
12/2/2015
Noon
EPP Conference RoomKaren Clay
The Heinz School
"Canary in a Coal Mine: Impact of Mid-20th Century Air Pollution on Infant Mortality and Property Values"
Wednesday
11/18/2015
Noon
EPP Conference RoomWei Peng
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton
"Potential benefits of long-distance electricity transmission in China for air quality and climate"
Wednesday
11/11/2015
Noon
EPP Conference RoomDaniel Kirk-Davidoff
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Maryland
College Park Chief Scientist for Weather and Climate Services
MDA Information Systems LLC
"The long term climate-driven variability of regional renewable electrical generation and demand"
Wednesday
10/14/2015
Noon
EPP Conference RoomJeffrey Taft
Chief Architect
Electric Grid Transformation
Energy and Environment Directorate
"The PNNL Grid Architecture Report"
Wednesday
9/23/2015
Noon
EPP Conference RoomLindsay Baxter
Program Manager- Energy and Climate
Pennsylvania Environmental Council
"Untapped potential for hydropower in PA"
Wednesday
9/9/2015
Noon
EPP Conference RoomWhitney G. Colella
Principal Research Engineer
Gaia Energy Research Institute
"Next Generation Stationary and Vehicular Energy Systems for Addressing Key Environmental Challenges"

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