Sustainability in Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering: an EME research showcase

We invite you to join us for a day of short presentations by current students and faculty on departmental research around the topic of sustainability. 10 AM: Welcome, Regency B 10:15 – noon: Student Lightening Talks, Regency B 15-minute talks by students in the department - Cody Hohl, Ph.D. student, Energy Management and Policy Option; “Electricity Market Design under High Renewable Penetration: An S-Adapted Open-Loop Approach” - Prakash Purswani, Ph.D. student, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Option; “On the Development of a Relative Permeability Equation of State” - Manik Singh, Ph.D. student, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Option; “Development of proxy model for hydraulic fracturing and seismic wave propagation processes” - Paulo Soares, Ph.D. student, Energy and Mineral Engineering; “Economical Impacts of Using Modeled Versus Measured Solar Irradiation Components in Photovoltaic Plants Performance” - Brayam Valqui, Ph.D. student, Energy Management and Policy Option; “Endogenous Adoption Decisions of Coal-Biomass Co-firing: An Equilibrium Framework Approach” - Kyungjin Yoo, Ph.D. student, Energy Management and Policy Option; “Designing Sustainable Power Grids By Democracy: Capacity Market Reform in the PJM System” Noon – 1:30 PM: Industry Networking Luncheon, Regency A (Luncheon Registration is now closed.) 1:30 – 3:30 PM: Faculty Research Spotlight Talks, Regency B - Jeremy Gernand, Assistant Professor of Industrial Health and Safety; “Evaluating the Risks and Policy Responses for Air Emissions from Natural Gas Production in Pennsylvania” - Joel Landry, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Energy Economics; “Making Sense of Uncoordinated Efforts to Address Climate Change” - Meng Wang, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health and Safety Engineering; “Environmental Systems Engineering” 3:30 – 5:00 PM: Panel Discussion on Sustainability in Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering, Regency B Introduction by Dean Lee Kump, Earth and Mineral Sciences - Derek Elsworth, Distinguished Professor of Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering - R. Dean Foreman, Chief Economist, American Petroleum Institute - Tom Richard, Director of Penn State Institutes for Energy and the Environment - Peter Rozelle, Manager, Churnside Technology Management, LLC 5:00 – 6:30 PM: Student Poster Competition and Reception, Upper Lobby Registration: We invite you to attend any and all talks throughout the day, but registration for the Networking Luncheon is now CLOSED. Thank you!


Monday Sep 10, 2018, 10 AM - 6:30 PM EST

The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, 125 South Atherton Street, State College, PA, 16801

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