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November 21, 2014
9:00AM - 4:30PM
 

Rutgers Climate Institute:

Mid-Atlantic Regional Climate Symposium 

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Cook Campus Center
November 14 -16, 2014
November 14th – Opening Reception November 15th – Lecture(s) & Poster View(s) November 16th – Town Hall Discussion   The 8th Tripartite Workshop for Sustainable Technology Innovations: Integrating Biology and Chemistry for Energy, Food Security and Medicine. Rutgers University Inn & Conference Center, 178 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick 
November 14, 2014
10:30AM (refreshments at 10:00AM)  Jason Schwartz ,  Legal Director, NYU Institute for Policy Integrity Rutgers Energy Institute Energy Policy Seminar Series: Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
November 7, 2014
10:30AM (refreshments at 10:00AM)  Andrew Zwicker , PPPL, Head, Science Education
Rutgers Energy Institute Energy Policy Seminar Series:   Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road 
October 21, 2014
9:00AM - 4:45PM

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Center for Energy, Economic and Environmental Policy (CEEEP)

"Analyzing the Costs and Benefits of Electric Utility Hardening Efforts in Response to Severe Weather - One-day Workshop"

Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University 33 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick
October 24, 2014
10:30AM (refreshments at 10:00AM) David Morrow , Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Rutgers Energy Institute Energy Policy Seminar Series:   Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road  
October 3, 2014 10:30AM (refreshments at 10:00AM)   Jessika Trancik , Assistant Professor of Engineering Systems, MIT  
Rutgers Energy Institute Energy Policy Seminar Series: Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
September 25, 2014
8:45AM-9:45AM (Light Breakfast 8:30AM)   Energy Cafe

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.

Energy Café Topics: "What's new in solar in New Jersey"

PSE&G's Solar 4 All Extension Program (featuring RU Alumni Chad Watson '11 and '13) and Solar+Battery Storm Resilient Systems (Prof. Dunbar Birnie)

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, The COVE at Busch Campus Center  
September 24, 2014
3:30PM
Professor Sanjoy Banerjee, The City University of New York  

Dept. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering:

"Recent Advances in Electrochemical Energy Storage"

Busch Campus,Rutgers University, Fiber Optics Auditorium 
September 23, 2014
 7:00PM George Marshall, founder of the Oxford-based Climate Outreach and Information Network

A lecture and book signing - "Are Our Brains Wired to Ignore Climate Change?"

This event is open to the entire Rutgers community and the public.

Co-sponsored by Rutgers Climate Institute, Rutgers Department of Human Ecology and the Cook Campus Deans.
 

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Cook Campus Center Multipurpose Room 59 Biel Road New Brunswick, NJ 
September 5, 2014
 3:00PM David M. Hughes, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University

 Geography Speaker Series:

"Seeing like an oil producer: abundance, carbon emissions, and graphic display"

Livingston Campus, Rutgers University, Lucy Stone Hall A-142
September 3, 2014
 12:00Noon Bob Kopp, Associate Director, Rutgers Energy Institute, and Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University

EPS Colloquium(cosponsored by REI and RCI)

"The American Climate Prospectus: Economic Risks in the United States"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Wright Chemistry Auditorium
June 4, 2014

12:45PM - 2:30PM 

This seminar will also be webcast live starting at 12:45 p.m.

Join the webcast at rff.org/live 

Moderator: Carolyn Kousky, Fellow, Resources for the Future.   Panelists: Andrew Castaldi, Senior Vice President and Head of Catastrophe Perils, Americas,Swiss Re; Roger Cooke, Chauncey Starr Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future; Bob Kopp, Associate Director, Rutgers Energy Institute, and Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University; Bob Litterman, Partner and Chairman, Risk Committee, Kepos Capital; Peter Nakada, Managing Director of Risk Markets, Risk Management Solutions, Inc 

Resources for the Future

"Limits to Securitization: The Future of Insurance" 

Resources for the Future, 1616 P St. NW, Washington, DC. First Floor Conference Center 
May 6, 2014
8:30AM-2:00PM

 

Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) Symposium

 

Congressman Rush Holt, Jr. , New Jersey’s 12th District 

Heather Zichal , former Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change (Barack Obama administration)

Frank Napolitano, Managing Director and Group Head, U.S. Power & Utilities,  RBC Capital Markets

Frank Felder , Rutgers University, Director of Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy

• Robert H. Socolow ,Co-Director, The Carbon Mitigation Initiative; Director, Climate and Energy Challenge, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University  

 

Ninth 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.

Busch Campus,Rutgers University, Fiber Optics Auditorium
May 6, 2014
 1:30PM Yuri Gartstein, University of Texas - Dallas

Dept. of Physics-CM (Physics Condensed Matter)

"Quantum-Dots-on-Silicon Hybrids: Towards Energy Transfer Based Nanostructured Photovoltaics"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Physics, Serin 385
May 5, 2014
10:00AM
Foster A. Agblevor, USTAR Bioenergy Center, Dept. of Biological Engineering Utah State University "Fractional Catalytic Pyrolysis of Biomass for Fuels and Chemicals" Busch Campus,Rutgers University, Fiber Optics Auditorium 
 May 4, 2014
 

New Brunswick Ciclovia

(Ciclovia means opening the streets for residents by closing them to traffic along a special route, and on a specific day, so everyone can get outside and be active in a safe, friendly environment. You can use designated city streets to walk, bike, skate, dance, stroll and play without vehicles.)

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May 2, 2014
11:00AM
Deepak Rajagopal, Assistant Professor, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Department of Urban Planning, UCLA   "Firms' behavior under environmental regulation: Evidence from Alberta's Specified Gas Emitters Regulation" Cook Campus, Rutgers Day, Cook Office Building (55 Dudley), Room 118
April 30, 2014
 4:45PM Victor Yakovenko, University of Maryland  "Statistical Mechanics of Money, Income, Debt, and Energy Consumption" Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Physics Lecture Hall
April 26, 2014
10:00AM-4:00PM Rutgers Day
New Brunswick and Piscataway Campuses, Rutgers University
April 25, 2014
10:30AM (refreshments at 10:00AM)  Robert B. Noland,  Professor and Director, Voorhees Transportation Center, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University

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

"Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Transportation Sector"  

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
April 23-25, 2014
Workshop Program
Pre-registration deadline: April 16, 2014 

MPE 2013+ Workshop on Sustainable Human Environments  

 

Presented under the auspices of the DIMACS Special Program: Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013+ .  

DIMACS Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University 
April 23, 2014
8:15AM-5:00PM To register and view a detailed agenda   New Jersey Big Data Symposium : "Partnerships in Big Data: Pathways to Transformative Innovation in New Jersey" Livingston Campus, Rutgers University, Livingston Student Center
April 23, 2014
 12:00 Noon
David W Titley, Rear Admiral USN (ret.) Professor of Practice in Meteorology Director, Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk Penn State Department of Meteorology "Climate Change and National Security: People not Polar Bears"
Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
April 19, 2014
 1:00PM Rutgers graduate students from the Sustainable Fuels Solutions IGERT Project talk about how various plants can be used for biofuels. Earth Day Talk - Plants as Renewable Biofuel Sources Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Holly House
April 16, 2014
 12:30pm Dr. Ramin Yazdani, Air Quality Research Center, Univeristy of California at Davis "PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF AN ANAEROBIC/AEROBIC LANDFILL-BASED DIGESTER USING YARD WASTE FOR ENERGY AND COMPOST PRODUCTION"  Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences Bldg. , Room 223
April 11, 2014
10:30AM (refreshments at 10:00AM) Elisabeth Gilmore, Assistant Professor, Energy and Environmental Policy School of Public Policy , University of Maryland

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

"Expanding global nuclear energy generation capacity with small modular reactors (SMRs)"   

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
April 10, 2014
 12:00 Noon
Gary Rubloff, University of Maryland   LSM Seminar:  “ALD: Enabling Nanoscale Solutions for Electrical Energy Storage”   Busch Campus, Rutgers University,Wright-Rieman Chemistry Laboratory , Room 260
April 8, 2014
 1:30PM X.-Y. Zhu, Columbia University
Physics-Condensed Matter:  "Exciton Fission & Solar Energy Conversion Beyond The Limit" Busch Campus, Rutgers. Unversity, Serin Physics 385
March 28, 2014
9:00AM-4:00PM
  • Prof. John Silcox, Cornell University
  • Dr. Ondrej Krivanek, FRS President, Nion Corporation
  • Dr. John Notte Director, R&D, Carl Zeiss Microscopy LLC
  • Dr. J. Albert Schulz President, Ionwerks Inc  

Twenty-Eighth Annual Symposium Laboratory for Surface Modification

 

ADVANCES IN NANOSCALE MATERIALS IMAGING 

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Fiber Optic Auditorium  
March 25, 2014
1:30PM
Vladimir Bulovic, MIT  

Dept. of Physics-CM

"Printing Nano-structures for LEDs, PVs and MEMS"  

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Serin Physics Building 385 
March 18-19, 2014
 

Instructor: Frank Felder

Course information

Two-day Professional Short Course 

"In-depth Introduction to Electricity Markets"

 
March 14, 2014
11:00AM
Dr. Roman Kapuscinski, Ford Motor Company Co-Director of Tauber Institute for Global Operations and Professor of Technology and Operations University of Michigan

Dept. of Supply Chain Management and Marketing Sciences 

 “Price Dispersion in Electricity Auctions: Strategic Analysis and Economic Implications”

Newark Campus,  Rutgers Business School, 1 Washington Park, Room 921
March 13, 2014
7:00PM
Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming, Class of 1990, Chief of Staff to the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).   2014 Zagoren Lecture:  Take a Deep Breath: Maximizing the Opportunity to Shape Your Environment   Douglass Campus, Rutgers University,Trayes Hall, Douglass College Center
March 7, 2014
10:30AM (refreshments at 10:00AM)  Rachel Shwom, Rutgers, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Human Ecology

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

"Governing Risky Technologies: The Case of Climate Engineering Strategies"

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
March 7, 2014
2:30PM Dr. Anthony Artuso, Merck (Kg) Millapore

DAFRE Seminar

"From Ambiguity to Inaction: Examining the Interplay Between Sustainable Development Theory and Climate Change Policy"

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Room 118, 55 Dudley Road New Brunswick
March 5, 2014
10:20AM
A. M. Karim, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  

Rutgers Dept. Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (CBE)

"Catalyst Design for the Conversion of Bioliquids to Fuels and Chemicals: Insights from in situ/operando Characterization"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Fiber Optic Auditorium  
March 5, 2014
4:30PM
Graduate Student Group

 Walk Bloustein Bike Bloustein

This semester's first WB^3 meeting will discuss upcoming events and opportunities. Topics will include Rutgers Bike Fair, sweet tees, weekly rides, pedestrian safety, transportation equity, et al. All new students are welcomed! 

Rutgers University,  Bloustein School (BSPPP)Civic Square Building, Room 261

TO BE RESCHEDULED

 

8:45AM-9:45AM

(Light Breakfast 8:30AM)  

Energy Cafe

Aseem Kapur, Department Manager, Smart Grid Implementation Group at Con Edison  

Energy Cafe

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.

Energy Café Topics: Smart Grid Implementation

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, The COVE at Busch Campus Center
February 28, 2014
2:30PM Gregory Kiss and Kristina Moores, Kiss & Cathcart Architects  

 Dept. Environmental Sciences

"The 2050 Tower"

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, ENRS Bldg, Room 223. 
February 27, 2014
12:00PM
E. Schiff, Syracuse University  

Laboratory for Surface Modification (LSM):

"Light-Trapping in Solar Cells: to the Classical Limit and Beyond"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Wright-Reiman Chemistry, Chem 260  
February 14, 2014
 12:00Noon Rutgers Climate Lunches are open to Rutgers faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate students.
Topic: Climate Change Education  Douglas Campus, Douglass Campus Center, Trayes Hall A 
February 8, 2014
8:00AM-5:00PM   Edward J. Bloustein School, Voorhees Transportation Center, NJ Bike and Walk Coalition:  2014 New Jersey Bike and Walk Summit College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University, Special Events Forum, Civic Square,
February 10, 2014
3:50PM Prof. Saifur Rahman, Advanced Research Institute, Virginia Tech  "Open-Source Approaches to Building Energy Management" Rutgers University, 168 Civic Square Building, Bloustein School (BSPPP)
February  7, 2014

10:30AM

(refreshments at 10:00AM)  

Holmes Hummel, Senior Policy Advisor in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Policy & International Affairs

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

“Answering the calls of our time: Insights of interdisciplinary scholarship that can illuminate paths to action on climate change and more”

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road  
January 31, 2014
10:30AM (refreshments at 10:00AM)  Richard York,Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Oregon; 2013-2014 Scholar, Institute of Advanced Studies, School of Social Sciences

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

"The Challenges of Reducing Fossil Fuel Use"

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
January 29, 2014
3:15PM
Z. Ren, University of Houston   Rutgers Dept. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) "Nanoscience and Nanotechnology for Efficient Energy" Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Fiber Optic Auditorium  
January 28, 2014
11:00AM
J. Wishart, Brookhaven National Laboratory 

Rutgers Dept. Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB)

"Reactivity in Ionic Liquids: Radiation Chemistry and Electron Transfer"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Wright Rieman Auditorium 
December 12, 2013
 4:00PM Heather Wilkerson, LEED AP, BD&C

Bloustein School

"An Introduction to the Living Building Challenge"

Rutgers University, Room 112, Civic Square Building, New Brunswick 
December 6, 2013
2:00PM-3:30PM Kyle Meng, Princeton University Environmental Defense Fund

Rutgers Economic Department Empirical Microeconomics Workshop 

"Estimating the Cost of Climate Policy using Prediction Markets and Lobbying Records" 

College Ave Campus, Rutgers University, New Jersey Hall, 3rd floor library (Simon Library)
December 3, 2013
9:30AM-12:00PM
Agenda
"Plug It In: Advancing Electric Vehicle Adoption in New Jersey"
North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, Conference Room, 1 Newark Center, 17th Fl., Newark, NJ
December 2, 2012
 11:00AM Ronald Chance, Ph.D. - Senior Scientific Advisor, Physical Sciences, Algenol
"Realizing the Full Potential of Algal Biofuels"

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Foran Hall, Room 138A

November 22, 2013
12:30PM-1:30PM

Stacy Bonos, Rutgers University

Plant Biology Seminar Series

“The Development of Perennial Grasses for Biofuels” 

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Foran Hall Room 138A  
November 21, 2013
12:00PM Barry Rand, Princeton University  

Rutgers Laboratory for Surface Modification:

“Controlling Photons and Structure to Enhance Organic Solar Cells”

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Room 260, Wright-Rieman Chemistry Laboratory
November 18, 2013
6:00PM

Peter Schlosser, Columbia University

Robert Kopp, Rutgers University

Wolfram Schlenker, Columbia University 

"Local and Global Impacts of Climate Change"
Wolff Conference Room, New School, 6 East 16th Street, Room 1103, New York, NY 10003.  
November 15, 2013
12:00PM

Georgetown Climate Center

RSVP by November 11 

November Climate Lunch: Effective Climate Change Communication; For Faculty, Staff, Post-Docs and Graduate Students  College Avenue Campus, Multipurpose Room, Rutgers Student Center
November 13, 2013
 3:15PM J. Klausner, University of Florida  

Rutgers Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE):

"High Temperatures Thermochemical Conversion: Sunlight to Fuel"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Fiber Optic Auditorium
November 12, 2013
12:10PM
N. Strandwitz, Lehigh University  

Rutgers Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) 

"Atomic layer deposition for control over interfacial electronics in semiconductors"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, McLaren CCR 201
November 12, 2013
11:00AM Michael Raynolds, Shell

Rutgers Energy Institute and Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

"Shell Unconventional Gas & Tight Oil Resources: An Overview of the Technologies and Best Practices Used for Production"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Wright Chemistry Auditorium
November 8, 2013
10:30AM (refreshments at 10:00AM) Doug Arent (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Director, Strategic Energy Analysis Center) 

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

"Grand Energy Challenges: Rethinking Our Energy Future".

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road  
November 1, 2013
10:30AM (refreshments at 10:00AM)   Seth Guikema, Johns Hopkins University, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering and Earth & Planetary Sciences

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

"Hurricanes, Power Systems, and Climate Change"

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
October 30, 2013
 4:30PM Steve Koonin, Director of New Center for Urban Science and Progress, New York University (former Under Secretary of Energy for Science at the United States Department of Energy)

Rutgers Dept. of Physics and Astronomy:

The Promise of Urban Science

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Physics Lecture Hall
October 30, 2013

8:45AM-9:45AM

(Light Breakfast 8:30AM)  

Energy Cafe

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.  

Energy Café Topics: New Jersey Offshore Wind Project and the Development of Energy Technology (historical perspective from Paul Israel of Thomas Edison Papers).

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, The COVE at Busch Campus Center 
October 25, 2013
 10:00AM Pieter Levecque, Senior Research Officer, HySA/Catalysis Department of Chemical Engineering University of Cape Town, South Africa Nanotechnology for Clean Energy IGERT:  RECENT ADVANCES IN ELECTROCATALYST AND FUEL CELL DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA   Busch Campus, Rutgers Univeristy, McLaren, CCR 201
October 25, 2013
1:00PM
Barbara Rose Johnston, Senior Fellow at Center for Political Ecology and adjunct Professor of Anthropology, Michigan State University

Human Ecology Brown Bag Luncheon Seminars:

"Human rights, environment and nuclear disaster - Marshall Islands lessons for a post-Fukushima world"

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Blake Hall, Room 131
October 23, 2013
5:45PM-8:00PM

"Chasing Ice" Film Screening

  • Panel Discussion and Pizza
Reservations required: RSVP Here
Livingston Campus, Rutgers University, Rutgers Cinema
October 17, 2013
10:20AM J. Chen, Columbia University  

Rutgers Biomedical Engineering (BME):

"Designing Catalysts and Electrocatalysts for Energy Applications"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Fiber Optic Auditorium
October 16, 2013
8:30AM

Rutgers’ Entrepreneurship Day 

Agenda

“Collaborative Innovation: Progress Through Partnerships”

Sponsored by Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)  

College Ave Campus, Rutgers University, College Ave Student Center
October 14, 2013
9:30AM-3:30PM

Agenda

Register by Oct. 10th - click here

"Bridging the Climate Divide: Informing the Response to Superstorm Sandy and Implications For Future Vulnerability" Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Cook Campus Center
October 11, 2013
10:30AM (refreshments at 10:00AM)   Brian Flannery, Resources for the Future; formerly Manager for Science, Strategy, and Policy, ExxonMobil

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

"Institutions In A Mosaic World: Implications For Climate Mitigation And Adaptation"

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road 
October 9, 2013
3:30PM R. Maric, University of Connecticut  

Rutgers Dept. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

"Flame Synthesis of Nanoparticle Films for Catalysis and Energy Storage"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Fiber Optic Auditorium
October 10, 2013
1:00PM-3:00PM James Marriott, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
 "The Oil Road"   Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Busch Campus Center,  Center Hall
October 6, 2013
10:00AM - 3:00PM

New Brunswick Ciclovia

(Ciclovia means opening the streets for residents by closing them to traffic along a special route, and on a specific day, so everyone can get outside and be active in a safe, friendly environment. You can use designated city streets to walk, bike, skate, dance, stroll and play without vehicles.)

 

Visit  website http://newbrunswickciclovia.com/  A Community Collaboration and Partnership of the City of New Brunswick, New Brunswick Tomorrow, Johnson & Johnson and Rutgers University   Route includes Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Bayard Street, George Street, Hamilton Street, College Avenue, and Buccleuch Park.
October 4, 2013
3:00PM
Guillermo ‘Gil’ Penalosa, Executive Director of the Canadian non-profit organization 8-80 Cities, and John Pucher, Professor of Urban Planning, Bloustein School   A Discussion: "Cycling and Walking for Healthy, Sustainable and Socially Just Cities" Special Events Forum, Civic Square Building, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick
October 4, 2013
 11:00AM Dr. Divya Kurthakoti Chandrashekhara, Siemens Corporation "Handling variability in electric grid: From theory to deployment"
Busch Campus, Rutgers University, CoRE A(Room 301)
October 4, 2013
10:00AM-3:15PM

Agenda

Register please by October 1st

- click here

Rutgers Climate Education Workshop

Eligible to participate: Rutgers University faculty, staff, graduate students and post-doc's

Cook Campus, Rutgers University,  Cook Campus Center,Multipurpose Room AB
October 3, 2013
12:00PM
John Cumings, University of Maryland College Park   “Thermal Transport and Dissipation Studies of Carbon Nanotubes”  Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Wright-Reiman Chemistry, Chem 260
October 1, 2013
7:30PM
Rachel Havrelock, University of Illinois at Chicago  

The Ruth and Alvin Rockoff Annual Program Cosponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies

"Pipeline: How Oil Created the Modern Middle East and How Water Can Transform I"

College Ave Campus, Rutgers Student Center
September 26, 2013
12:00PM
J.H. Dickerson II, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Rutgers Laboratory for Surface Modification (LSM)

"Nanoscience’s Role in Addressing Our World’s Energy Challenges"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Chem 260
September 23, 2013 3:45PM
Meredith Hastings, Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University 

Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences

"It’s not just fossil fuel: New insights into N deposition to the North Atlantic"

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road  
September 20, 2013
 2:00PM-3:30PM Antonio Bento, Associate Professor, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University

Co-sponsored by Rutgers Dept. of Economics and DAFRE

"The Effects of Regulation in the Presence of Multiple Unpriced Externalities: Evidence from the Transportation Sector"

College Avenue Campus, Rutgers University, New Jersey Hall, Room 105
September 13, 2013
10:30AM (refreshments at 10:00AM)

Nat Keohane, VP of International Climate, EDF; formerly Special Assistant to the President for Energy and Environment in the National Economic Council and Domestic Policy Council

Bio

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

"What's next for U.S. climate and energy policy?"

Abstract

Cook Campus, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science , Alampi Room, 71 Dudley Road
September 12, 2013
12:00PM
 Robert L. Opila, U. of Delaware

Rutgers Laboratory for Surface Modification (LSM)

"Role of Surfaces and Their Analysis in Photovoltaics"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Wright-Reiman Chemistry, Chem 260  
September 11, 2013
4:45PM
William Barletta, U.S. Particle Accelerator School & Dept. of Physics, MIT and UCLA  "Future Capabilities for Accelerator based Science" Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Physics Lecture Hall
September 5, 2013
 12:30PM David Mitzi, IBM TJ Watson Research

Rutgers Laboratory for Surface Modification (LSM)

"Solution Processing of Inorganic Semiconductors: Opportunities for Electronics and Energy Technologies"

Busch Campus, Rutgers University, Chem 260 
 
REI Energy Policy Seminar Series - Fall 2014 Print E-mail

On September 3, 2014 the Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) and the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy (BSPPP) will commence the academic year with it's Energy Policy Seminar Series presenting its own Bob Kopp, Associate Director, Rutgers Energy Institute, speaking on "The American Climate Prospectus: Economic Risks in the United States".

  • EPS COLLOQUIUM (co-sponsored by the REI and RCI)
  • 9/3 - Bob Kopp (Associate Director, Rutgers Energy Institute, and Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University).
  • Title: "The American Climate Prospectus: Economic Risks in the United States"
  • Time: 12Noon
  • Location: Busch Campus, Wright Chemistry Auditorium
Leaders from various arenas in the energy policy field will be speaking at Rutgers University on the following dates:
  • 10/3 - Jessika Trancik (Assistant Professor of Engineering Systems, MIT)
  • 10/24David Morrow (Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  • 11/7 - Andrew Zwicker (PPL, Head,Science Education)
  • 11/14 - Jason Schwartz (Legal Director, NYU Institute for Policy Integrity)

Unless otherwise noted lectures start at 10:30AM (with refreshments at 10:00AM) on Cook Campus, Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences, Alampi Room.

 
Ninth Annual Energy Symposium - May 6, 2014 Print E-mail

The annual energy symposia by the Rutgers Energy Institute provide faculty, students, staff, government officials, and community members with the opportunity to learn about the new methods, processes, and initiatives being developed by energy thinkers at Rutgers, in New Jersey, and across the country.

The symposium will also include awards to the winners of this year's student Energy Innovation contest, sponsored by the Rutgers Energy Institute, to develop the best plans to reduce student energy consumption and promote eco-friendly practices throughout the Rutgers, New Brunswick Campus.

  • Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
  • Time: 8:30 am (registration and refreshments) - 2:00 pm
  • Agenda
  • Location: Fiber Optics Auditorium , Busch Campus, Rutgers University 
  • Special note on parking: Visitors may park in Lots 51, 59, 60a, and 60b without permits and does not include free metered parking. Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots they are authorized to park in.   
Click to view video of presentations
6. Robert Socolow   

Speakers:     

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Congressman Rush Holt, Jr. 
Bio
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Frank Felder, Director of Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University
Bio and Abstract 
 
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Frank Napolitano, Managing Director and Group Head, U.S. Power & Utilities, RBC Capital Markets 
Bio and Abstract
 
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Robert H. Socolow ,Co-Director, The Carbon Mitigation Initiative; Director, Climate and Energy Challenge, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University
Bio and Abstract
 
       

 

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REI Energy Policy Seminar Series Spring 2014 Print E-mail

SeminarsStarting on February 7, 2014 the Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) and the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy (BSPPP) will commence the spring term with it's Energy Policy Seminar Series with Richard York, Departments of Environmental Studies and Sociology, University of Oregon.

Leaders from various arenas in the energy policy field will be speaking at Rutgers University on the following dates.  Lectures start at 10:30AM (with refreshments  at 10:00AM) or 1:00PM.  Go to our Events Calendar page for  information on directions.


DateSpeaker/AffliationTitleLocationBio/ Abstract
1/31/2014
Richard York, Professor, Departments of Environmental Studies and Sociology, University of Oregon  "The Challenges of Reducing Fossil Fuel Use" Alampi Room (IMCS)   
2/7/2014 10:30AM
Holmes Hummel, Senior Policy Advisor in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Policy & International Affairs
“Answering the calls of our time: Insights of interdisciplinary scholarship that can illuminate paths to action on climate change and more”
Alampi Room (IMCS)

Bio

Abstract 

3/7/2014 10:30AM
Rachel Shwom,  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Human Ecology, Rutgers University "Governing Risky Technologies: The Case of Climate Engineering Strategies"
Alampi Room (IMCS)  
4/11/2014 10:30AM
Elisabeth Gilmore, Assistant Professor, Energy and Environmental Policy School of Public Policy, University of Maryland
"Expanding global nuclear energy generation capacity with small modular reactors (SMRs)"
Alampi Room (IMCS)

Bio

Abstract

4/23/2014

12:00Noon

David W Titley, Rear Admiral USN (ret.) Director, Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk Penn State Department of Meteorology
"Climate Change and National Security: People not Polar Bears"
Alampi Room (IMCS)
4/25/2014 10:30AM
Robert B. Noland, Professor and Director, Voorhees Transportation Center, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University
"Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Transportation Sector" Alampi Room (IMCS)  Presentation
         
 
A Conversation with the Rutgers Energy Institute Print E-mail
breakfast

Energy Cafe

Enjoy Coffee, Tea, Refreshments, and a light Breakfast while talking to energy leaders from across Rutgers University.

  • Date:  September 25, 2014
  • Time: 8:45AM-9:45AM (breakfast meet & greet starts 8:30)
  • Location: The Cove at the Rutgers Busch Campus Center 604 Bartholomew Road Piscataway, NJ
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The Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) is pleased to be sponsoring a morning Cafe 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. No reservation is required ...just come to learn and share ideas.

Topics to be focused on will be:  What's New in Solar in New Jersey?

  • PSE&G Solar Portfolio (including development in landfill solar) by Andrews Chad Watson (RUAlumni), Paul Morrison, and Paul Drake
  • Solar+Battery Storm Resilent Systems by Prof. Dunbar Birnie (MSE)

Sponsored by The Rutgers Energy Institute

 

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