EE 500E Energy and Environment Seminar

Last Update: Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Seminar Schedule

Seminars are held 4:30-5:20PM on Thursdays in room MGH 241 on the University of Washington campus.

Seminar Coordinators: Dan Kirschen, Rich Christie, UW Electrical Engineering

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Date Speaker Organization Topic Abstract Presentation
Sep 26 Charlie Black NWPCC Energy Planning in the Pacific Northwest Here Here
Oct 3 Omar Konash UWEE Comparison of Solar Power Plant Interaction with Different Market Structures Here Here
Oct 10 Xing Wang Alstom Grid Recent Challenges and Developments in Electricity Markets Here Here
Oct 17 Brian Polagye UW Mechanical Engineering Tidal Energy Research at UW Here Here
Oct 24 Bruno Prestat EPRI/EDF Smart Grid: Main Drivers, Current State of Deployment, New Entrants, and New Services Here Here
Oct 31 Dave Kaplan 1Energy Systems

Battery Energy Storage

Here Here
Nov 7 Derek Sutherland UW A&A

Fusion Power - the Dynomak

Here Here
Nov 14 Dennis & Amy Heidner The Rextor Group Low Energy Buildings, Past, Present and Future Here Here
Nov 21 Paul Skare PNNL What Every Utility Engineer Should Know About Cybersecurity Here TBA
Nov 28 NO SEMINAR Holiday   TBA TBA
Dec 5 ** Cancelled **     TBA TBA

Presentations from previous years

Please contact Dan or Rich with questions or speaker suggestions:

Dan email: kirschen -at-

Phone: (206) 543-2174

Office EE M326


Rich email: christie -at-

Phone: (206) 543-9689

Office EE 222