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.


Fall 2015 Clean Energy Seminars

Gas Turbine Operability: A Hot-Section Perspective

Dr. Jacqueline O’Connor
Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Center for Combustion, Power and Propulsion
Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
College of Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Implementation of Polymer Flooding in a Super-mature Medium Viscous Oil Field in Austria

Torsten Clemens
Senior Reservoir Engineering Adviser
EP-Petroleum Engineering
OMV Exploration & Production GmbH
Thursday, October 1, 2015

Engineering Applications of X-Ray Imaging

Zuleima Karpyn
Associate Professor of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
Quentin E. and Louise L. Wood Faculty Fellow in 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, October 21, 2015

Energy and Steel: A Life Cycle Perspective

Brandie Sebastian
Steel Recycling Institute
Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Energy Analysis

Mort Webster
Associate Professor of Energy Engineering
John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
The Pennsylvania State University
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

High-Pressure Gasification

Sarma V. Pisupati
Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering
Undergraduate Program Chair of Energy Engineering
Director of Online Education
John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
The Pennsylvania State University
Wednesday, December 2, 2015