Energy Bites – May 22, 2020

Speaker 1: Cost-Constrained Optimization of Energy Efficiency for New Commercial Buildings – David Vernon, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
Speaker 2: Why Are Fleets Buying Electric Vehicles and Why Aren’t They Buying More? – Claire Sugihara, Energy Graduate Group
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Energy Bites – May 15, 2020

Speaker 1: Feeder-Level Grid Impacts of Light Duty EV Charging in California – Jake Highleyman, Energy Graduate Group
Speaker 2: Demand Response and the UC Davis Central Chilled Water System – Devon Schmidt, Energy Graduate Group
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Energy Bites – May 8, 2020

Speaker 1: Addressing Key Challenges for Model Predictive Control Applied to HVAC SystemsMatt Ellis, Chemical Engineering
Speaker 2: Duct Losses for Variable Speed Residential HVAC SystemsFred Meyers, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
Time: 12pm to 1pm
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May 8 Webinar – Internship and Career Panel: Tips for Success

In this webinar, three current/recent UC Davis graduates in the energy field will share their background and internship/career experiences. There will plenty of Q&A time so please bring your questions.
Speakers:
Jean Ji – Master’s student, UC Davis Energy Graduate Group
Nick Pappas – Director of Strategic Initiatives, CalCCA
Mekdem Wright – Sustainability Consultant, Anthesis Group
Time: 10am to 11am PST
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Energy Bites – May 1, 2020

Speaker 1: High Accuracy, Low Cost Ventilation Verification Tool for Testing and Commissioning HVAC Systems – Caton Mande, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
Time: 12pm to 1pm
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Energy Bites – April 24, 2020

Speaker 1: Indirect Evaporative Cooling for Residential Applications – Theresa Pistochini, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
Speaker 2: District Energy & the Pathway to Carbon Neutrality on Campus – Joshua Morejohn, Facilities
Date: April 24, 2020
Time:
12pm to 1pm
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Energy Bites – April 17, 2020

Speaker 1: Ground Source Heat Exchanger Experiments and Modeling – Antash Najib, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
Speaker 2: Using Deep Space to Produce Power and Cooling – Jeremy Munday, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Date: 04/17/2020
Time: 12pm to 1pm
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Energy Bites – April 10, 2020

Speaker 1: Energy Efficiency and Load Shifting through Water Demand Management – Robert Good, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency
Speaker 2: Analysis of NOx Emissions from Hybrid Heating Technologies in California – Nelson Dichter, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
Date: 04/10/2020
Time: 12pm to 1pm
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Energy Bites – April 3, 2020

Speaker 1: Legal and Policy Implications of Cities’ Natural Gas Bans – Rebecca Ruff, Policy Institute of Energy, Environment and the Economy
Speaker 2: On-Sun Characterization of Microchannel Solar Thermal Receivers–Preliminary Findings – Erfan Rasouli, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
Date: 04/03/2020
Time: 12pm to 1pm
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