EMS Energy Institute Energy Exchange Series

Energy Exchange is a seminar series hosted by the EMS Energy Institute as part of its outreach mission. The seminars focus on highly relevant energy topics especially in the area of fossil fuels. Energy topics discussed include new innovations in carbon dioxide utilization, clean coal, petroleum and natural gas, fuel cells, and more. Speakers include Penn State faculty as well as government and industry professionals.

The seminars are held every other Wednesday in C213 Coal Utilization Laboratory at the EMS Energy Instittue from 10 am to 11 am. Please join us a half hour before the lecture for refreshments. Seminars are open to everyone.

Spring 2015 Clean Energy Seminars

Under Pressure and in Hot Water - Liquid Fuels from Algae

Phillip E. Savage
Penn State Chemical Engineering Department Head
Walter L. Robb Family Chair
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Energy and Steel: A Life Cycle Assessment Perspective

Brandie M. Sebstian, LCACP
Manager, Life Cycle Assessment
Steel Recycling Institute (a unit of American Iron and Steel Institute)
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Energy Policy

William Hederman
Deputy Director for Systems Integration and Senior Advisor to the Secretary
U.S. Department of Energy
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

EPA Green House Gas Regulations for Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Samuel McLaughlin P.E., PMP
External Research Manager
Volvo Group, Advanced Technology & Research
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Biofuels for Jet Fuels

Satya Chauhan
Senior Program Director, Battelle
Wednesday, April 8, 2015