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 2016 Clean Energy Seminars

Sweet Spot Identification in Shale Reservoirs: Integrating Rock Physics, Seismic Inversion and Geostatistics

Sanjay Srinivasan
Professor of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
The Pennsylvania State University
Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Solar Ecology: Framework for Transformations in the Food-Energy-Water Nexus

Jeffrey Brownson
Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering
John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering
Co-Director: 2iE-PSU Centre for Collaborative Engagement
Solar Option Lead: iMPS Renewable Energy & Sustainability Systems
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
The Pennsylvania State University
Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Advanced Piston Engines for Transportation Applications

Daniel Haworth
Associate Head of MNE Graduate Programs
Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Advanced Energy Systems

George Richards
Senior Fellow, Energy Conversion Engineering
U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Biomass Combustion Emissions and Community Health

Jeff Yanosky
Associate Professor
Department of Public Health Sciences
Hershey Medical Center
Wednesday, April 20, 2016