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2011-12 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
4/25/2012
Noon
EPP Conference RoomEmily Fischer
Lawrence Berkley Laboratory
"Regulatory Fragmentation in the US Electricity Industry: Perspectives and Insights from the Regulated"
Wednesday
4/11/2012
Noon
EPP Conference RoomDouglas Heguy
Commercial Leader - Gasification
GE Energy
"Is there a future for Coal Gasification (Clean Coal Technology)?"
NEW DATE
Wednesday
3/21/2012
Noon
EPP Conference RoomDr. Mark Handschy
Partner
Enduring Energy, LLC
"Atmospheric Turbulence and Geographic Diversity in Wind-Powered Electricity Generation"
Wednesday
2/22/2012
Noon
EPP Conference RoomConstantine Samaras
Engineer, RAND Corporation Professor
Pardee RAND Graduate School
"Assessing the Domestic Industrial Base for Coal-based Electricity Generation Equipment"
Wednesday
1/18/2012
Noon
EPP Conference RoomDr. Denis Ozkan
Project Coordinator
Atlantic Wind Connection
"Importance of an Integrated System Design in Offshore Wind Projects"
NEW DATE
Wednesday
12/14/2011
Noon
EPP Conference RoomMichael H. Schwartz, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
New Wave Energy Capital Partners, LLC
"A Framework for Sustainable Clean Energy Investment: Key Elements of a Federal Clean Energy Standard"
Wednesday
10/26/2011
Noon
EPP Conference RoomKim Pizzingrilli
Government Relations Professional
Harrisburg Government Relations Center

John Povilaitis
Shareholder
Harrisburg Government Relations Center
"An Overview of the Public Utility Commission and the State of Energy Policy in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania"
Wednesday
10/12/2011
Noon
EPP Conference RoomMeredith Fowlie
University of California at Berkeley
"Designing Markets for Pollution When Damages Vary Across Sources : Evidence from the NOx Budget Program"
Wednesday
9/28/2011
Noon
EPP Conference RoomYe Li
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
"Offshore Renewables"
Wednesday
9/14/2011
Noon
EPP Conference RoomNels Johnson
Deputy State Director, Pennsylvania Chapter
The Nature Conservancy
"Habitat Impacts and Conservation Opportunities From Energy Development in the Central Appalachians"
Wednesday
8/31/2011
Noon
EPP Conference RoomStephen McLaughlin
PhD. Candidate, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Penn State University
"Multi-Vendor Penetration Testing in the Advanced Metering Infrastructure: Challenges for Regulation"

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