Past Seminars and Events - 2012

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December 6, 2012 8:30AM-10:00AM The REI is sponsoring a morning Café Hour for conversation on a broad range of energy related topics. Students, faculty, and staff from a variety of disciplines will be attending and are welcome to join in.

A Conversation with the REI: Come to learn and share ideas.

Topic to be focused on will be Energty Economics by Prof. Gal Hochman and Prof. Frank Felder

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, The COVE at Busch Campus Center
December 3, 2012 11:00AM Neil Coville, U. of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Institute for Advanced Materials, Devices, and Nanotechnology (IAMDN)

"Making novel shaped carbon fibres"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Center for Ceramics Research 201
November 29, 2012 10:30AM refreshments at 10:00AM Thomas Sterner, Visiting Chief Economist Environmental Defense Fund; Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Gothenburg Rutgers Energy Institute and Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Energy Policy Seminar Series: “The Theory and Practice of Grandfathering” Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road

POSTPONED

until Spring term

November 20, 2012

 5:30PM

Who can participate: All undergraduates and graduate students, as individuals or teams (post-docs may be included as part of a team).

Open to general public- come and vote for your favorite idea

Rutgers GRAND CHALLENGES for the 21st Century Competition

Grand Challenge flyer

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Life Sciences Auditorium
November 16, 2012 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Keynote Speaker: David Ehrenfeld, Rutgers University,  Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources

and

Wm. David Burns, Executive Director of the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement, founder and principal investigator of SENCER

Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities(SENCER) Mid-Atlantic Workshop

“The Practical Arts: A Vital Part of the Science Curriculum" 

"Two Anniversaries and What They Mean For Our Future"

Program is free and is sponsored by SENCER and the Office of the Executive Dean 

Flyer

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Cook Campus Center, Multipurpose Rooms 
November 16, 2012 2:00PM-3:30PM Joshua Linn, Resources for the Future

Rutgers Department of Economics -Empirical Microeconomics Workshop

"Regulating Greenhouse Gases from Coal Power Plants under the Clean Air Act" 

College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University, New Jersey Hall Room 105
November 15, 2012 2:00PM Robert Hill, Chancellor of the University of Adelaide (Formerly Chairman of the Australian Carbon Trust, Australian Minister for the Environment and Minister for Defense, and Australian Ambassador to the United Nations )

Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers Energy Institute and Division of Global Affairs present a SPECIAL POLICY SEMINAR:

“The Pivot towards Asia: An Australian Perspective”

Civic Square, Special Events Forum, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick
November 13, 2012  12:10PM Tom Schuler, CEO and President, Solidia Technologies

Rutgers Materials Science & Engineering

"Strategies for High Performance, Low Environmental Impact Products for the Building Industry"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Center for Ceramics Research 201
November 13, 2012 11:00AM Wenbin Lin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Rutgers Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB)

"Molecular Materials for Sustainability and Human Health"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Wright Rieman Auditorium  
November 9, 2012 2:00PM-3:30PM Sonam Gupta, University of Florida

Rutgers Department of Economics -Empirical Microeconomics Workshop

"The Effect of Metro Rail on Air Pollution in Delhi"

College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University, New Jersey  Hall Room 105
November 8, 2012 10:30AM refreshments at 10:00AM David Goldston , Natural Resources Defense Council (formerly Chief of Staff of the House Committee on Science)

Rutgers Energy Institute and Eagleton Institue of Politics Energy Policy Seminar Series: 

"What the Election Results May Mean for Energy Policy"

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science, Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
November 8, 2012 6:00PM-9:00PM  

Rutgers Engineering Society

"3rd RES Alternate Energy Symposium"

Busch Campus,Rutgers University, Fiber Optics Auditorium
November 7, 2012 5:00PM Steven Chien, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Rutgers Dept. Civil & Environmental Engineering

"Transportation"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University,   Allison Road Classroom Building
November 7, 2012 10:00AM Minjoo Larry Lee, Yale University

Rutgers Dept. Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)

"New Directions in Metamorphic Photovoltaics and Self-Assembled Quantum Dots"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, CoRE Auditorium

CANCELLED

November 6, 2012

 11:00AM YuHuang Wang, University of Maryland

Rutgers Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB)

"Propagation Chemistry on a Graphene Lattice"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Wright Rieman Auditorium

CANCELLED

November 1, 2012

8:30AM-10:00AM

The REI is sponsoring a morning Café Hour for conversation on a broad range of energy related topics. Students, faculty, and staff from a variety of disciplines will be attending and are welcome to join in.

Flyer

A Conversation with the REI:  

Come to learn and share ideas. Topics to be focused on will be: Harvesting Hydropower with Low or No Head by Prof. George Guo Energy and Supply Chain Management by Prof. Kevin Lyons

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, The COVE at Busch Campus Center
October 30, 2012 9:00AM - 3:30PM

Open to the public and free to attend - but registration is required. 

  Register

Rutgers ORA Research Technologies Exchange (RORTE) Busch Campus, Busch Campus Center, 604 Bartholomew Road
October 30, 2012  11:00AM Lin Chen, Northwestern University  

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB)

"X-ray Transient Absorption Spectroscopy for Solor Energy Research"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Wright Rieman Auditorium
October 25, 2012 10:30AM refreshments at 10:00AM Frank Felder, Rutgers University, Director, Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy

Rutgers Energy Institute and Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Energy Policy Seminar Series:

"Liberalization of Electricity Markets and Broader Energy Policy"

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science, Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
October 17, 2012 3:30PM-4:30PM Professor Ranga Pitchumani, Program Director, Department of Energy

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Colloquium

"SunShot Initiative for Concentrating Solar Power"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Engineering Building B120
October 11, 2012 8:30AM-10:00AM

The REI is sponsoring a morning Café Hour for conversation on a broad range of energy related topics. Students, faculty, and staff from a variety of disciplines will be attending and are welcome to join in.

Flyer

 A Conversation with the REI: Geology and Politics of Carbon Capture Sequestration (CCS) - a multidisciplinary discussion of the process of removing carbon from the atmosphere and depositing in a reservoir. Come to learn and share ideas. Busch Campus, Rutgers University, The COVE at Busch Campus Center
October 5, 2012 2:30PM Michael C Trachtenberg , Greenhouse Gas Industries

Rutgers Dept. of Environmental Sciences

"Pathway to Sustainability"

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, ENRS Bldg , Room 223
October 4, 2012 10:30AM refreshments at 10:00AM John Weingart, Rutgers University, Associate Director, Eagleton Institute of Politics

Rutgers Energy Institute and Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Energy Policy Seminar Series:

“Risk, Radiation and Distrust of Government”

Flyer and Abstract

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science, Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road  
September 28, 2012 11:00AM-12Noon Claudio Gratton, Dept. of Entomology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Rutgers Entomology Seminars

"Sustainable bioenergy landscapes: Can we balance out needs for biodiversity and production?" 

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Blake Hall , Room 101
September 24, 2012 12Noon-1:00PM Bob Kopp Assistant Professor Dept. Earth & Planetary Sciences; Associate Director Rutgers Energy Institute; Associate member of the graduate faculty of the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University

Princeton University Science, Technology and Environmental Policy (STEP) seminar:

"Climate Change Regulation and Benefit-Cost Analysis: Opportunities and Challenges."

Princeton University, Wallace Hall 300
September 20, 2012 8:30AM- 4:30PM

Speakers: David S. Ginley, Research Fellow, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Martin L. Green, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Mark E. Roberts, Chemical and Biomolecular Eng., Clemson University

Mona Zebarjadi, Mechanical and Aerospace Eng., Rutgers University G.

Charles Dismukes, Chemistry and Chemical Biol., Rutgers University

AGENDA

3rd Annual Nanotechnology for Clean Energy IGERT Symposium

Registration is FREE, but essential as space is limited. 

Register

Please contact Johanna Bernstein (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for more information. 

Busch Campus,Rutgers University, Fiber Optics Auditorium 

September 20, 2012  6:00PM Dr. Willie Soon, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics; Dr. Isaac Held, Senior Research Scientist NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory; Dr. David Legates, Associate Professor in Climatology in the Center for Climatic Research at the University of Delaware,  Dr. Paul Falkowski, Bennett L. Smith Professor of Business and Natural Resources Rutgers University Princeton University, American Whig-Cliosophic Society, Climate Change Debate

Princeton University, Senate Chamber of Whig Hall 

September 13, 2012 10:30AM refreshments at 10:00AM

Emily A. Carter , Princeton University, Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering & Applied and Computational Mathematics

Emily Carter Bio

Rutgers Energy Institute and Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Energy Policy Seminar Series: 

The Role of Science in Solving Our Planet’s Energy Problems 

Abstract

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
September 5, 2012  5:00PM Michael Mann, Director -Earth System Science Center, Professor of Meteorology,  Penn State University

Rutgers Climate and Environmental Change Initiative, the SAS Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the SEBS Discovery Initiative:

"The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars"

Lecture and book-signing  

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Cook Campus Center
August 3, 2012 10:00AM- 11:00AM Mohammad Farooque, FuelCell Energy, Inc. Fuel Cell Energy

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Busch Campus Center, Central Hall

June 26, 2012 10:00AM- 11:00AM Frank DeWitt, Alternative Energy Associates “Building Efficiency and the Workings of Solar & Wind Energy, and Geothermal Heating and Cooling” Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Busch Campus Center, Room 120
June 4-6, 2012 See Agenda See Third Annual International IGERT Symposium Agenda Rutgers-NSF IGERT Project: Renewable and Sustainable Fuels Solutions
"Third Annual International Summer Symposium: On the path to sustainable and renewable fuels solutions: securing our planet’s future"
Douglas Campus, Rutgers University, Douglass Campus Center, Trayes Hall
May 16, 2012 8:30AM-4:30PM Dr. Ramamoorthy Ramesh, Director Sunshot Initiative at DOE
Click here AGENDA
Register here: www.usa.siemens.com/solarexchange
For more information, email us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
"Solar Exchange East 2012"
Commercial and residential applications of solar technologies, particularly urban installations, and government policies are the topics. Lunch will be provided, plus tours of the Livingston Solar Farm. Reception afterward. This is an industry-university event.
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Allison Road Classroom Building, Room 103
May 2, 2012 8:30AM - 2:00PM Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) Symposium
  • Dian Grueneich, formerly Morrison & Foerster and Commissioner on the California Public Utilities Commission ( CPUC)
  • Steven E. Koonin Institute for Defense Analyses' Science and Technology Policy Institute
  • Roger C. Prince, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co.
  • Daniel P. Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology at Harvard University, Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering, and Director of the Harvard University Center for the Environment.
Seventh Annual Rutgers Energy Symposium: This annual event enables faculty, students, staff, government officials, and community members to learn about the latest methods, processes, and initiatives being developed by energy thinkers at Rutgers, in New Jersey, and across the country.
AGENDA
Symposium will also include awards to the winners of this year's student Energy Innovation Contest.
Fiber Optics Auditorium , Rutgers University, Busch Campus
April 27, 2012 2:30PM Jonathan J. Milley, Energy Strategy Resources, LLC RUTGERS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
“ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT, AND THE PRICE OF CLEAN AIR AND WATER”
Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences Bldg., 14 College Farm Road, Room 223
April 26, 2012 12:00PM Zakya Kafafi, NSF Rutgers Laboratory for Surface Modification (LSM)
"Organic Photovoltaics and Plasmonic Nanostructures"
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Wright-Rieman Labs , Room 260
April 19, 2012 11:00AM John Asbury, Penn State U. IGERT Seminar

“Understanding Fundamental Processes in Emerging Photovoltaic Materials: Identifying Pathways to Higher Efficiency Solar Cells”
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Geology Building, WL 231
April 19, 2012 10:30AM Refreshments at 10:00AM Robert Van Buskirk, US Department of Energy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Rutgers Energy Institute and Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Energy Policy Seminar Series:
"Energy Efficiency: The gift that keeps on giving"
Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
April18,
2012
10:20AM D. Vlachos, UDell University Rutgers Dept. Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (CBE)
"The Role of Catalysis and Reaction Engineering in the Energy Arena"
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Fiber Optics Auditorium
April 17, 2012 5:00PM Vitaly Podzorov, Rutgers University Rutgers Department of Physics and Astronomy (PHYS)
"Organic Electronics, Photo-Voltaics and the Problem of Exciton Diffusion"
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Serin Physics Building , Room 385E
April 7, 2012 12:00PM-5:00PM All attendees should pre-register in order to attend. Registration can be completed online. Click here Spots are LIMITED so register TODAY! 1st Annual Rutgers Global Brigades Sustainability Summit Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Cook Campus Center , Multipurpose rooms
April 6, 2012 12:30PM-1:30PM Dr. George Chuck, USDA-Plant Gene Expression Center "Domesticating new biofuel crop plants using microRNAs" Cook Campus, Foran Hall, Room 138A, 59 Dudley Road
April 6, 2012 10:00AM Professors John Kassakian and Richard Schmalensee, MIT Center for Energy, Economic and Environmental Policy at Rutgers University:
"Future of the Electric Grid"
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, Special Events Forum , 33 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick
April 2, 2012 2:00PM Helaine Carrer, Associate Professor, Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Rutgers-NSF IGERT Project: Renewable and Sustainable Fuels Solutions for the 21st Century
"Sugar Cane as Energy Crop: From Breeding to Trangenics"
Cook Campus, Foran Hall, Room 138B, 59 Dudley Road
April 2, 2012 1:00PM-2:30PM Edward Cunningham,Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation Rutgers Energy Institute and Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Energy Policy Seminar Series:
"Notes from Yangon: Political Change in Myanmar and Implications for China's Energy Rise".
Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science ,Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
March 30, 2012 Dr. Chowdhry lecture at 4:15PM (Afternoon technical program starts at 1:45PM ). Dr. Uma Chowdhry, CSTO Emeritus, DuPont M. G. McLaren Distinguished Lecture:
“Innovations fueling a new era of Sustainability”
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Fiber Optics Auditorium
March 29, 2012 12:00PM Jerry Tersoff, IBM Laboratory for Surface Modification (LSM) “Understanding the Complex Growth of Silicon Nanowires” Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Wright-Rieman Labs , Room 260
March 29, 2012 1:30PM-3:00PM Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Robert Hanna, President New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
Center for Energy, Economic and Environmental Policy of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy:
“Update on Federal Energy Policy: Choices for the Future”
and

"New Jersey Energy Policy"
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, Special Events Forum , 33 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick
March 27, 2012 6:00PM David Ehrenfeld, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources at Rutgers' School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Executive Dean’s Distinguished Lecture: "Reinventing the University for the 21st Century"
Registration is requested:Contact the SEBS/NJAES Office of Community Engagement at: discovery.rutgers.edu or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lengthy discussion of the global energy crisis
Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Cook Campus Center , Multipurpose rooms
March 27, 2012 7:30AM - 12:30PM
  • Keynote Speaker - Carol Collier, P.P., AICP, Executive Director of the Delaware River Basin Commission
  • Dennis Risser, USGS - Geological Issues
  • John Slade, ALL4, Inc. (formerly Chief of the Air Quality Permitting Division for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) - Air Quality Issues
  • Louis F. Vittorio, Jr., P.G. - EarthRes Group, Inc. - Groundwater Issues
  • Tracy Carluccio, Deputy Director of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network - Regulatory Issues
  • Terry Bossert, Esq. - Chief Oil & Gas LLC. - Industry Perspective
MASS-AWMA CONFERENCE: Environmental Aspects of Shale Gas Development Rutgers EcoComplex , Florence Columbus Rd., Bordentown, NJ 08505
March 26, 2012 9:30AM-11:00AM The REI is sponsoring a morning Café Hour for conversation on a broad range of energy related topics. Students, faculty, and staff from a variety of disciplines will be attending and are welcome to join in. A Conversation with the REI: a discussion of the problems and pathways to Successful Sustainability and "Greenworknow" educational experiences in Costa Rica.
Come to learn and share ideas.
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, The COVE at Busch Campus Center
March 22, 2012 10:30AM Refreshments at 10:00AM Trevor Houser,Rhodium Group, LLC, New York, New York Rutgers Energy Institute and Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Energy Policy Seminar Series:
"China's Energy Future"
Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science,Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
March 16, 2012   Deadline for Application REI Summer Internship 2012 : The Rutgers Energy Institute offers summer internships to a select group of motivated undergraduate students. Click here for more information REI Summer Internship 2012 Flyer Send application to: REI, 71 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Attn: Beatrice Birrer. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
March 9, 2012 3:30PM-5:00PM Gal Hochman, Rutgers Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Rutgers Initiative on Climate and Society
"Climate Change - Who will take the heat?"
Cook Campus, Cook Office Building, Conference Room (118)
March 6, 2012 6:00PM Leo Christodoulou, DoE; Michael Maher DARPA; Steven McKnight NSF; Steve Szaruga AFO Professional Science Master's Program
"Manufacturing of the future"
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Fiber Optics Auditorium
March 5, 2012 7:00PM-9:00PM Description Film Screening & Panel Discussion with Director & Producer Film screening of the documentary "Gasland " - winner of numerous film awards College Ave Campus, Rutgers Student Center 126 College Avenue
March 5, 2012 6:00PM-7:00PM Open forum for all interested students
RU Student Energy Consortium Meeting: opportunity to meet and share initiatives and ideas for sustainability and energy solutions.
Douglas Campus, Douglas Campus Center, Confrence Room C
March 1, 2012 10:30AM Refreshments at 10:00AM Bryan Mignone, US Dept. of Energy Rutgers Energy Institute and Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Energy Policy Seminar Series:
"Designing a Federal Clean Energy Standard"
Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science ,Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
February 27, 2012   Deadline to register for the competition Energy Innovation Contest for Undergraduates on New Brunswick Campus Send an email indicating intent to submit an entry to Beatrice Birrer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
February 25, 2012 10:00AM-4:30PM Any questions for more information contact Christine Guhl: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. New Jersey Student Energy Summit
Flyer
sponsored by the Sierra Club( go to NJSSE Facebook page for more information)
Princeton University,Wallace Hall, Room 300
February 25, 2012 8:15AM-5:00PM Agenda New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit
in cooperation with the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC)
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, Special Events Forum, 33 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick
February 24, 2012 2:30PM Dr. Serpil Guran, Rutgers EcoComplex-Bordentown, NJ Department of Environemental Sciences (DES)
“Sustainable Energy Systems”
Cook Campus, Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences Bldg. ,Room 223, 14 College Farm Road
February 23, 2012 8:30AM-9:30AM The REI is sponsoring a morning Café Hour for conversation on a broad range of energy related topics. Students, faculty, and staff from a variety of disciplines will be attending and are welcome to join in. A Conversation with the REI:The Smart Grid and PIRG Energy Conservation Corps. Come to learn and share ideas.
Energy Cafe Flyer
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, The COVE at Busch Campus Center
February 23, 2012 5:30PM Lawrence P. Wackett, Department of Biochemistry and BioTechnology Institute University of Minnesota Theobald Smith Society Meeting:
ASM Branch Lecture Microbial Synthesis of Hydrocarbons: Mechanisms and Application
Wackett_TSS abstract
Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science ,Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
February 22, 2012 8:00AM-3:30PM Keynote Speaker:
Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator for the United States Environmental Protection Agency
Energy Symposium sponsored by the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
“Energy40/40” Theme Looks at Four Decades of Energy History, What the Future May Hold in the Next 40 Years
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Energy 40/40 Symposium CC EVENT ROOM, CC GRAND HALL
February 20, 2012 10:30AM Dr. Rizia Bardhan, Berkeley National Laboratory Institute for Adv. Materials Devices & Nanotechnology
"In situ Optical Sensing with Plasmonic Nanostructures: From Biotechnology to Energy Systems"
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Wright-Rieman Labs , Room 260
February 20, 2012 1:30PM-3:30PM David B. Bartlett, Vice President, IBM Smarter Buildings Deans Distinguished Lecture Series: Smarter Greener Building Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Biomedical Auditorium, BME-102
February 20- 24, 2012   Read more at: http://www.soe.rutgers.edu/engineersweek RUTGERS ENGINEERING Celebrates National Engineers Week  
February 16, 2012 8:30AM-5:30PM Melissa Hines, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University Sergei Kalinin, Center for Nanophase Materials Science Oak Ridge National Laboratory Twenty-Sixth Annual Symposium of the Laboratory for Surface Modification  
February 15, 2012 10:20AM Fuat E. Celik, University of Wisconsin-Madison Rutgers Dept. Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (CBE)
“Catalytic Synthesis Gas Conversion to Produce Chemical Products from Non-Petroleum Resources”
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Fiber Optics Auditorium
February 9, 2012 2:00PM Andrew John Gmitter, PhD Degree Candidate, Rutgers University Rutgers Dept. Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
Thesis Defense: “The Structural and Electrochemical Dynamics of the Electrode-Electrolyte Interphase of Metal Fluorlide Nanocomposite Positive Electrodes for Li Batteries”
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Material Science and Engineering, CCR 201
February 9, 2012 9:00AM Isabell Thomann, Stanford University Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
“Plasmon--‐enhanced solar energy conversion to fuels”
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Material Science and Engineering, CCR 201
February 8, 2012 3:15PM Arvind Atreya, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Michigan Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)
“Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass to Liquid Biofuels”
Busch Campus, School of Engineering , Room B120
February 7, 2012 1:30PM John Freeland, Argonne National Laboratory Rutgers Physics Dept. Condensed Matter Seminar (PHYS-CM)
“Harnessing Unique Architectures to Create Novel Materials”
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Serin Physics Building, Serin 385
February 7, 2012 11:45AM Alexander Samokhvalov, Rutgers University Rutgers Dept. Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
“Heterogeneous Photocatalysis for Clean Energy and Environment: from Metal Organic Frameworks to Solar Biofuels and Fuel Cells”
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Material Science and Engineering, CCR 201
February 3, 2012 3:30PM Jesse Ribot, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign Rutgers - The Initiative on Climate and Society, Department of Geography
“Choice and Recognition: Local Democracy Effects of Climate Change”
Livingston Campus, Rutgers University, Lucy Stone Hall, Room B115
February 2,2012 10:30AM Refreshments at 10:00AM Hunt Allcott, Assistant Professor of Economics, New York University and Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research Bio
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Rutgers Energy Institute and Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Energy Policy Seminar Series: "The Economics of the Energy Paradox"
Click here for ppt
Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
January 31, 2012 3:00PM Nicholas Strandwitz, California Institute of Technology Rutgers Department Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
“Semiconductor Photoanodes: Structure and Stability”
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Material Science and Engineering, CCR 201
January 26, 2012 8:30AM-9:30AM The REI is sponsoring a morning Café Hour for conversation on a broad range of energy related topics. Students, faculty, and staff from a variety of disciplines will be attending and are welcome to join in. A Conversation with the REI: Sustainability and Clean Energy at Rutgers EcoComplex Come to learn and share ideas Energy Cafe Flyer Busch Campus, Rutgers University, The COVE at Busch Campus Center
January 25, 2012 4:45PM
(tea & cookies at 4:30)
Jeffrey C. Grossman, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT
Physics Colloquium:
"New Materials for Solar Capture and Storage"
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Physics Lecture Hall

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