Past Events

 

SPRING 2018

Nathaniel Nichols, Class Of 2012

General Engineer, PECO, an Exelon Company

“PECO Substation SCADA & CIP Engineering”


Kwami Senam Sedzro, Class Of 2014

PhD Student, Lehigh University, ECE

"Blockchain Technology in Energy Trading: Opportunities and Challenges"

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Tarek Jaziri, Class Of 2015

Applications Engineer, Lutron

“The Future of Lighting”

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Sean Lerch, Class Of 2015

Supervisor of Testing and Commissioning, PPL Corporation

“Substation Project Life Cycle from the Engineering Perspective”


Daryl Strom, Class Of 2013

Engineer II, Sustainability Services, NORESCO

"Commercial Bulding Energy Efficiency"


Cheryl Cossel, Class Of 2013

Sales Engineer, Tangent Energy Solutions, Inc.

"I nearly blew up the Chemisty Lab, Can I survive Battery Storage?"


Rosie Roessel White, Class Of 2014

Deputy Technical Lead, Lockheed Martin Corporation

“Lockheed Martin in the Energy Sector”


Rudy Shankar

Director, Energy Systems Engineering

"From the Ashes"


EARTH WEEK PANEL

Zoellner Arts Center 7:30 PM


Lauren Strella, Class Of 2015

Engineer, ARC Program, PJM Interconnection

"From the Dorm Room to the Board Room"


ESE-Students Class of 2018

Capstone Industry Projects Poster Session


Fall 2017

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9/6/17 "THE BEST TIME TO BE IN ENERGY- SEMINAR SERIES KICKOFF”
RUDY SHANKAR, PH.D., MBA   DIRECTOR, ENERGY INSTITUTE AT LEHIGH  UNIVERSITY
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SEPTEMBER  14: "THE IMPACT OF GREENHOUSE GASES ON CLIMATE IN PA"
NEIL  M. DONAHUE, LORD PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY, 
DEPARTMENTS OF CHEMISTRY, CHEMICAL  ENGINEERING, ENGINEERING AND PUBLIC POLICY, 
AND CENTER FOR ATMOSPHERIC PARTICLE  STUDIES, CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY 
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9/20/17 "1547  STANDARDS EVOLUTION, 1999 TO 2015. WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR  INTERCONNECTING 
DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES WITH THE GRID." 
JAMES M. DALEY P.E. DGCP (RETIRED) DIVISION  ENGINEER ASCO POWER TECHNOLOGIES, IEEE 
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OCTOBER 4:  “CONVERGENCE OF INNOVATION AND BASICS IN BUILDINGS: ENERGY EFFICIENCY,  
RENEWABLE ENERGY AND MUCH MORE” 
TEMUR AKHMEDOV, LEED AP, CEM, DIRECTOR OF ENERGY SOLUTIONS AT WARREN ENERGY  ENGINEERING LLC
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OCTOBER 18:  "ADVANCED CONVERSION TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW" 
ERIC WEISS, ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT (SOLID  WASTE MANAGEMENT). GERSHMAN, BRICKNER & BRATTON INC. 
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OCTOBER  19: “A CYBER-PHYSICAL SYSTEMS PERSPECTIVE ON SMART GRID SECURITY”
AARON  ST. LEGER, PH.D. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPT. OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND  
COMPUTER SCIENCE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY
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NOVEMBER 1: "CAN CAPACITY MARKETS BE DESIGNED BY  DEMOCRACY" 
KYUNGJIN YOO, ENERGY MANAGEMENT AND POLICY OPTION PSU
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NOVEMBER  2, 2017: “ENTREPRENEURSHIP AS A WOMAN ENGINEER”
JENNY  REGAN CEO KEY TECH, 
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NOVEMBER 6 "ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERING INFORMATION WEBINAR" 
RUDY SHANKAR, DIRECTOR ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, LEHIGH UNIVERSITY
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NOVEMBER 15"ENERGY IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD" 
KHANJAN MEHTA, VICE PROVOST CREATIVE INQUIRY, 
DIRECTOR OF THE MOUNTAINTOP  INITIATIVE, LEHIGH UNIVERSITY
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SPRING 2017

January 31: “The BEST Time to be in Energy- Series Kickoff”
Rudy Shankar, Ph.D., MBA   Director, Energy Institute at Lehigh University                  
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February 7: "Challenges of Risk Management: 2003 NE Blackout" 
Jim Robinson,  Senior Director at Relion Associates LLC, ESEI Strategic Advisory Council Member
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February 14: "Global Citizenship in the Energy World" 
Dzidzor Eissen, PhD Visiting Assistant Professor, Assistant Director, Global Citizenship Program
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February 21: "Pathways to Sustainable, Resilient and Reliable Electric Grids"
Senam Sedzro, PhD candidate, Electrical Engineering. Lehigh University, ESEI Alumni 
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February 28: "Financing Renewable Energy Projects: An Introduction to Tax Equity Finance for Solar and Wind Projects" 
Micah Sussman, PhD Strategic Growth Consultant, Woodlawn Associates, ESEI Alumni 
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March 7 “Going Solar”
Sarah Conde,  Project Administrator, Safari Energy LLC, ESEI Alumni
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March 9th "Application of Microgrids and Distributed Generation"*4:30-6 PM*
John D. McDonald, P.E. Global Smart Grid Strategy Leader-North America GE Energy Grid Solutions
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March 21: “Electricity  Market Dynamics, Flexible Capacity, and Natural Gas”.
Matt  Tripoli, PE, Sr. Manager, Development, IMG Midstream
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March 28:  “Correlation  Processing & Data Orchestration”
Rudy Shankar, Ph.D., MBA   Director, Energy Institute at Lehigh University
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April 4: "Day-Ahead  and Real-Time Markets in the CAISO: An Introduction to Operations"
Chris Eshleman, Senior Day Ahead  Analyst, Day Ahead Operations and Hydro Optimization, NUEnergy VP of Finance
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April 11 "Overview of  Pennsylvania Energy Industry"
Ryan  Mackenzie, Pennsylvania House of Representatives representing the 134th  Legislative District 
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April 18: “Environmental Stewardship: Taking a Life Cycle  Approach to Energy Source Considerations”
Katharine Targett, Sustainability Program Manager,  Office of Sustainability, Lehigh University                  
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April 20: "Electricity Access in Developing Countries" 
Dr. Henry Louie, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Seattle University
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May 2:  "A Pipeline vs. People- One Homeowner's Tale"
Ned Heindel, Professor of Chemistry, Lehigh University
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FALL 2016

November 29: "Cyber Security in a Smart Grid & Power Delivery Network"
Ronald Katzman Jr., Director, Strategy & Operations, at SME Solutions Group                     					
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November 15: "Distributed Energy and Distributed IoT Computing"
John Matranga, Director, Director of Customer Innovation and Academia, OSIsoft LLC                     					
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November 8: "Fossil Power Technology Research at Lehigh University"
Dr. Carlos E. Romero, Director and Principal Research Scientist of the Energy Research Center                   				  
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October 12: Webinar, "Energy Systems Engineering MEng Webinar"
 Rudy Shankar, Director, Energy Systems Engineering Institute		  
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October 11: "Nuclear Power and Policy"
Revis James, Vice President of Policy Planning and Development, Nuclear Energy Institute                                           
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September 27, 2016: "The Energy Storage Challenge"
Cheryl Cossel,  Sales Engineer at Tangent Energy Solutions, Inc.                     					
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September 13, 2016: "The BEST Time to be in Energy"
ESEI Seminar Series Kick-Off
Rudy Shankar, Ph.D., MB, Director, Energy Institute at Lehigh University
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