CEE 565 - Seminars on Energy Systems, Technology and Policy
Section: 001
Term: FA 2014
Subject: Civil & Environmental Engin (CEE)
Department: CoE Civil and Environmental Engineering
Credits:
3 (Non-LSA credit).
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate student or permission of instructor.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Leaders in policy and energy systems engineering discuss cutting-edge technologies, and critical barriers in their disciplines. Speakers range from research leaders, to business leaders, to policy makers. The aim of the seminar series is to provide a view at multiple scales, of challenges in developing and implementing new energy technologies. Industrial, governmental, and research perspectives will be given, on the most promising technologies and policies which will shape our energy portfolio and its environmental consequences, in the decades to come. The need to create sustainable energy systems is a common theme, and the speakers will offer their own perspectives on how policy and technology can be effective in doing so.

The course will be offered both in person, and via distance learning. A portion of each lecture will be devoted to discussion. Topics The topic areas are as follows, with approximate numbers of lectures devoted to each subject:

  1. The energy landscape: policy, technology and economic drivers for sustainable, global energy systems. (3 lectures)
  2. Key technologies: novel fuels, storage, generation and device technologies, from portables, to automobiles, to grid sources. (6 lectures)
  3. Creating successful businesses in energy technologies: lessons learned, and future directions, in mature and new industries. (3 lectures)
  4. Changing the way we think: sustainable systems, flexible grids, and the path ahead in energy systems. (3 lectures)

CEE 565 - Seminars on Energy Systems, Technology and Policy
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
21976
Open
15
 
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W 6:00PM - 9:00PM
881 (SEM)
P
21977
Closed
0
 
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W 6:00PM - 9:00PM
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