EMS Energy Institute announces fall seminar speakers

August 25, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The EMS Energy Institute has finalized its list of fall speakers for the Energy Exchange seminar series. All seminars are from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in C213 Coal Utilization Laboratory at the EMS Energy Institute, University Park. Seminars are open to everyone.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 10, "Natural fractures in gas shale: What causes them?"
    Terry Engelder, professor, Department of Geosciences, Penn State
  • Wednesday, Sept. 24, "Predicting the Behavior of CO2 Storage Reservoirs: Informing Early Decisions That Rely on Uncertain Natural Systems"
    George Guthrie, Department of Energy, NETL
  • Wednesday, Oct. 22, "Coal To Liquids: Can It Be Clean Energy?"
    Harold Schobert, professor emeritus of Fuel Science, Penn State
  • Friday, Nov. 7, "Energy Policy in the European Union (Focus on Coal and Biomass)"
    Debo Adams, International Energy Association (IEA) Clean Coal Centre
  • Wednesday, Nov. 12, "Overview of the Institute for Natural Gas Research at Penn State/Interacting with Industry"
    Monty Alger, director, Institute for Natural Gas Resarch at Penn State
  • Wednesday, Nov. 19, "Utilization and Benefits of CNG and Field Gas in Operations"
    Brittany Thomas, coordinator, External Affairs, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
  • Wednesday, Dec. 3, "Emerging Trends on Vehicle Emissions and Efficiency"
    Timothy V. Johnson, director, Emerging Regulations and Technologies, Corning Environmental Technologies, Corning Inc.

Energy Exchange is a seminar series hosted by the EMS Energy Institute as part of its outreach mission and co-sponsored by the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment. The seminars focus on highly relevant energy topics especially in the area of fossil fuels. For more information, visit the Energy Exchange Website.


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    The EMS Energy Institute's Energy Exchange Seminar Series lineup focuses on highly relevant energy topics in areas such as biofuels, petroleum and natural gas, and clean coal. For more information on speakers, visit www.energy.psu.edu/energyoutreach/energyXchange.

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