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Message From The Director

The Energy Liaison Program (ELP) has been an integral part of the Energy Research Center (ERC) since 1978. The program establishes a close technical partnership between power generation and allied industry members with the ERC. Members often view the Energy Research Center and the ELP to be an extension of their in-house engineering resources.

The Energy Research Center has a professional staff focused on research, development and solving power generation and allied industry problems. Additionally, faculty from across university disciplines participate in ELP projects when a project requires their particular expertise. For example, key engineering departments for partnering include mechanical, chemical, materials science, electrical and computer, civil and environmental, and industrial.

The ERC staff and faculty are grounded in engineering fundamentals and are highly experienced in applied research and development; this is a powerful combination for solving industry problems. We welcome your interest and future participation in the ELP. Please contact me or John Sale directly with any comments or questions.

Carlos E. Romero, Ph.D.
Director, Energy Research Center
phone: 610-758-4092

John W. Sale, P.E.
Senior Research Engineer
phone: 610-758-4542

John Sale

John W. Sale, P.E.

Current and Recent ELP Members:
Air Products and Chemicals
American Electric Power Service Corporation
Dominion Power Generation
DTE Energy
Great River Energy
Hamon Research-Cottrell
Babcock-Hitachi Power Systems America
PPL Generation
PSEG Power
United Conveyor Corporation