The Energy and Environmental Sustainability Grand Challenge Energy Research Week will be held March 26–29.
Learn about new research concepts, seek out collaboration, tour state-of-the-art research facilities, and learn about the Summer Grant Program.
EES White Papers (available on BlackBoard: Energy & Environmental Sustainability) will be presented as follows.
Session 1: Monday, March 26, noon – 1:30 p.m., Collaborative Energy Complex, BIG Idea Gymnasium – Room 141
- David Delene – Understanding the Sources and Sinks of Volatile Organic Compounds
- Sheila Hanson – Managing for Sustainability: University Connections to Business
- Rebecca Romsdahl – Deliberative Framing: A Public Engagement Strategy for Renewable Energy Transformations
- Sima Noghanian (presented by Reem Shadid) – Safe and Secure Radio Frequency Wireless Power Transfer
They will be followed by a poster session with all 12 white papers. Pizza will be provided for all attending. Tours of the Collaborative Energy Complex will be held starting at 1:30 p.m. (lasting approximately an hour).
Session 2: Wednesday, March 28, 4 – 6 p.m., Gorecki Community Room
- Dan Laudal – Rare Earth Elements: A Collaborative Vision for how UND Research can help Strengthen U.S. National Security and Economic Prosperity
- Will Gosnold – Williston Basin Geothermal Energy Industry
- Meysam Haghshenas – Magnesium-Based Nanocomposites: Lightweight While Strong Materials of the Future
- Risa Madoff – Building Bridges Between Energy and the Environment
They will be followed by a poster session with all 12 white papers. Appetizers and beverages will be provided for all attending.
Session 3: Thursday, March 29, 8 – 9:30 a.m., Discovery Hall, Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC)
- Surojit Gupta – Novel Biodegradable Ultra-Light Multifunctional Material Systems (MFMS) for Specialized Applications
- Elizabeth Legerski – Social Contexts Matter: Why We Should Explore Changing Population Dynamics and Community Perceptions Across the Boomtown Life Cycle
- Minou Rabiei – Enhancing Regulatory Compliance in the Oil & Gas Industry by Capitalizing on Data-Driven Technologies
- Wendelin Hume – Improving the Human Variable in Relation to Energy Cybersecurity
They will be followed by a poster session with all 12 white papers. Muffins and doughnuts will be provided for all attending. Tours of the EERC will be held at 9:30 a.m. (lasting approximately an hour).
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Pizza will be provided for all attending. The informational meeting will be held Monday, March 26, 5:30 p.m., Gamble Hall, Room 5.