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Energy Exchange 2013 Archives

Energy Exchange was a seminar series hosted by the EMS Energy Institute until 2016 as part of its outreach mission. The seminars focused on highly relevant energy topics especially in the area of fossil fuels. Energy topics discussed included new innovations in carbon dioxide utilization, clean coal, petroleum and natural gas, fuel cells, and more. Speakers included Penn State faculty as well as government and industry professionals.

Below is a list of 2013 presentations. Please contact Jennifer Matthews if you are interested in a specific presentation.

Biomass Combined Heat and Power – Design, Project Development, and Policy
Daniel A. Wilson
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Use of Oxygen to Improve Efficiency and Reduce Emissions from Combustion Systems
Lawrence E. Bool III
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

An overview of DuPont's cellulosic ethanol activities
Nitin Kohlhapurie
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Advancing the Creation and Use of Large-Scale Coal and Coal-Char Atomistic Representations
Jonathan Mathews
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Implications of Oil and Natural Gas Commodity Price Volatility for Producers in the Energy Industry
Michael Hodges
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

PSU’s Decision to Switch from Coal to Natural Gas
Rob Cooper
Paul Moser
Steven Maruszewski
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Diet, Land Use, and the Biofuel Nexus
Tom L. Richard
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Fossil Energy Research and Development for Clean Power Production
Robert Romanosky
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Development of Commercial-Scale Clean Energy Technologies through Research
Hamid Sarv
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Technology Adaptation In Power Generation—The Evolution of the Gas Turbine
Bruce Rising
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Development of Proppants for Hydrofracturing in Oil and Natural Gas Bearing Shales
John R. Hellmann
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Geo-sequestration of Carbon Dioxide in Saline Aquifers: Experiments on Capillary Trapping
Zuleima Karpyn
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Combined Heat and Power: Will Shale Gas and “Sandy” Lead to Exponential Growth in Application
James Freihaut
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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