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2010-11 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
5/11/11
Noon
EPP Conference Room Bri-Mathias Hodge
Post-Doctoral Researcher
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
"Wind Power Forecasting"
NEW DATE
Wednesday
4/27/11
Noon
EPP Conference Room Jane Long
Principal Associate Director at Large
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
"California's Energy Future Study: Portraits of the energy system in 2050"
Wednesday
3/23/11
Noon
EPP
Conference
Room
Dr. John Zack
President and Senior Research Scientist
MESO, Inc.
Director of Forecasting
AWS TruePower, Inc.
"Predicting the Wind"
NEW DATE
Wednesday
2/16/11
Noon
EPP Conference Room Don Langley
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Babcock & Wilcox
 
"FutureGen 2.0"
Wednesday
2/9/11
Noon
EPP Conference Room Bala Kattappuram
Masters Student
School of Public Policy and
Management at the Heinz College
Carnegie Mellon University
"Designing, Building, and Operating power lines in South Florida"
Wednesdayy
1/12/11
Noon
EPP
Conference
Room
Mas Ogiso
Analyst
EverPower Wind Holdings

Ed Humes
Project Development Manager
EverPower Wind Holdings
"Development and Financing of Utility Wind Farms"
Wednesday
12/8/10
Noon
EPP Conference Room Francisco de la Chesnaye
Senior Economist, Global Climate Program
Electric Power Research Institute
"Prism 2.0: Preliminary Insights from EPRI’s Regional Model"
Wednesday 11/10/10
Noon
EPP Conference Room Gil Quinones and Jill Anderson
New York Power Authority
"Clean Energy in New York State"
NEW TIME
Wednesday
11/3/10
12:20 PM
NEW ROOM
Posner Hall Room 343
Tepper School of Business
Chris Weston
President and CEO
Direct Energy
"Moving North American Energy Markets Forward: Delivering Innovation and Choice to Consumers"
Wednesday 9/22/10
Noon
EPP Conference Room The Hon. William Rosenberg
e3 Ventures
Gasification Project Development
…Progress and Challenges
Wednesday
9/8/10
Noon
EPP Conference Room Prof. Mario Berges
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
"Towards Energy-Aware Facilities: Inferring Appliance-Level Consumption"

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