Past Seminars & Webinars

  • July 8 Webinar - Large Diameter, Shallow Bore Heat Exchangers for Ground-Source Heat Pumps

    Large Diameter, Shallow Bore Heat Exchangers for Ground-Source Heat Pumps

    Webinar July 8, 2020

    Ground-coupled heat pumps reduce cooling load in summer and heating load in winter by using the relatively constant temperature of the earth as the heat exchange medium instead of the outside air. By exchanging heat with the mild ground temperatures, ground-coupled heat pumps are more efficient than air-source designs and use less power during peak electricity demand. The biggest barrier to more widespread adoption of this technology is the cost.

    In this webinar, researchers will describe the results from a project investigating a lower cost heat exchanger design for ground-source heat pumps. Researchers developed and validated modeling tools for simulating a ground heat exchanger (GHE) technology, and used those models to estimate the performance of these systems in multiple California climate zones. These modeling tools can be used to facilitate proper GHE sizing for a full range of applications and should streamline acceptance of this emerging technology.

    Speakers

    Curtis Harrington–R&D Engineering Supervisor, UC Davis Western Cooling Efficiency Center
    Antash Najib – Graduate Student Researcher, UC Davis Western Cooling Efficiency Center

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  • June 16 Webinar - Putting Vacant Buildings to Sleep

    Putting Vacant Buildings to Sleep

    Webinar June 16, 2020

    Office and campus buildings consume a lot of electricity when nobody is in them. Why? When UC Davis experienced a 90% reduction in occupancy, electricity use only fell by 15%. When the Empire State Building was nearly 100% vacant, electricity use only fell 28%. What is using all this energy? Can it be safely switched off or reduced? In this webinar, Alan Meier will share the results of a study he led at UC Davis to investigate these types of questions. One of their key findings was that audio/video racks in classrooms are surprisingly large consumers of energy. Alan will discuss some of the challenges to saving electricity and understanding building occupancy. This study and continued work in this area will help UC Davis and other campuses/offices save energy.

    Speaker

    Dr. Alan Meier–Adjunct Professor, UC Davis Environmental Science & Policy; Faculty Researcher, UC Davis Energy and Efficiency Institute; Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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  • June 11 Webinar - Honda Smart Home

    The Honda Smart Home at UC Davis: A Showcase of Environmental Innovation

    Webinar June 11, 2020
    In this webinar, Michael will provide a virtual tour and introduction to the Honda Smart Home, which showcases technologies that enable zero net energy living and transportation. After his short presentation, there will be Q&A time.

    The Honda Smart Home in UC Davis West Village is capable of producing more energy on-site from renewable sources than it consumes annually, including enough energy to power a Honda Fit EV for daily commuting. A Honda-developed home energy management system and an energy efficient design allow the occupants to use less than half of the energy of a similarly sized new home in the Davis area for heating, cooling and lighting. The home is also three times more water-efficient than a typical U.S. home. In addition to showcasing Honda’s vision for sustainable, zero-carbon living and personal mobility, the home also functions as a living laboratory where the company, along with researchers from UC Davis and Pacific Gas and Electric Co., evaluate new technologies and business opportunities at the intersection of housing, transportation, energy and the environment.

    Speakers
    Michael Koenig, Project Leader, Honda Smart Home

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  • May 29 Webinar - Energy Bites Webinar

    Energy Bites–May 29, 2020

    Bite 1: Electrical Performance of Distributed DC Lighting Systems–Drew Harper, California Lighting Technology Center
    Bite 2: Sending the Wrong Signal? Revisiting the CPUC’s Marginal GHG Emissions Assumptions–Greg Miller, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency & Energy Graduate Group
    Bite 3: Energy Load Shifting Strategies for Wastewater Treatment Plants–Erin Musabandesu, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency & Energy Graduate Group
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  • May 28 Webinar - Schools IAQ

    The Path to COVID-19 Recovery–How to Improve Indoor Air Quality when Reopening K-12 Schools

    Webinar May 28, 2020

    Since COVID-19 could potentially be spread through the air, there is a role for building ventilation and filtration to help reduce airborne exposures to infectious aerosols. In this webinar we will review research and recommendations for improving indoor air quality in K-12 classrooms when (or prior to) reopening schools during COVID-19 recovery.

    Speakers

    Rengie Chan-Research Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    Theresa Pistochini, Engineering Manager, UC Davis Western Cooling Efficiency Center

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  • May 22 Webinar - Energy Bites Webinar

    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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  • May 8 Webinar - Energy Bites Webinar

    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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  • May 8 Webinar - Energy Bites Webinar

    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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  • Special Webinar - May 8

    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 Webinar - May 1, 2020

    Energy Bites Webinar–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 Zoom Seminar - April 24,2020

    Energy Bites Zoom Seminar–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
    Time: 12pm to 1pm
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  • Energy Bites Zoom Seminar - April 17, 2020

    Energy Bites Zoom Seminar–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 Zoom Seminar - April 10, 2020

    Energy Bites Zoom Seminar–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 Zoom Seminar - April 3, 2020

    Energy Bites Zoom Seminar–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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  • Pattison, Morgan

    Lighting Revolutions in Technology, Design, and Application

    Speaker: Morgan Pattison, Senior Technical Advisor, U.S. Department of Energy Lighting R&D Program
    Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute
    Date: 2/6/2020
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  • Alumni Panel

    Alumni Panel

    Speakers:
    Nick Pappas, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Outreach, CalCCA
    Sandesh Rallapalli, Sr. Manager II, Asset Digitization Strategy, Walmart
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 12/6/2019
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, Room 1103, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Socolow, Rob

    Getting the Solutions Right: Scoping the Risks of Mitigating Climate Change

    Speaker: Rob Socolow, Professor Emeritus, Princeton University
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 11/22/2019
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Chandran, Rohini

    Understanding Transport and Chemical Phenomena in Solar Fuel Generators for Water and Carbon Dioxide Splitting

    Speaker: Rohini Bala Chandran, Associate Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute
    Date: 11/18/2019
    Time: 12:15pm to 1:30pm
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis

  • How Onsite Non-Potable Water Reuse Systems Can Secure California’s Water Future: Barriers, Solutions, and the Business Case

    How Onsite Non-Potable Water Reuse Systems Can Secure California’s Water Future: Barriers, Solutions, and the Business Case

    Host: UC Davis Energy Exchange Webinar Series
    Date: 11/21/2019
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  • Fowlie, Meredith

    Negotiating the Clean Energy Transition: California's Experiment in Progress

    Speaker: Meredith Fowlie, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 11/15/2019
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Lewis

    Scientific and Engineering Challenges and Opportunities to Enable Net Zero Emissions Energy Systems

    Speaker: Nate Lewis, Professor, California Institute of Technology
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 11/8/2019
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Wynn, Curtis

    America’s Electric Cooperatives are Meeting Next-Generation Energy Needs

    Speaker: Curtis Wynn, President & CEO, Roanoke Electric Cooperative
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 11/01/2019
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Colvin, Michael

    Decarbonizing California’s Buildings: Planning for the Stranded “Gassets”

    Speaker: Michael Colvin, Director of the California Energy Program, Environmental Defense Fund
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 10/25/2019
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Meier, Alan

    Saving Electricity in a Hurry

    Speaker: Dr. Alan Meier, Adjunct Professor, UC Davis
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 10/18/2019
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Tarroja, Brian

    Determining the Role of Energy Storage in Zero-Emission Energy Systems: Assessing and Comparing Environmental Benefits and Impacts at Scale

    Speaker: Brian Tarroja, Assistant Professional Researcher, UC Irvine
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 10/11/2019
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Reames, Tony

    Exploring Residential Energy (In)Justice Across Race, Class, and Place

    Speaker: Tony Reames, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 10/04/2019
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Ensure Effective Water Delivery and Optimize Energy Use: Enabling Data Driven Choices with Smart Software

    Ensure Effective Water Delivery and Optimize Energy Use: Enabling Data Driven Choices with Smart Software

    Host: UC Davis Energy Exchange Webinar Series
    Date: 08/29/2019
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  • Building Leakage Diagnostics with IoT Enabled Sensor Networks

    Building Leakage Diagnostics with IoT Enabled Sensor Networks

    Host: UC Davis Energy Exchange Webinar Series
    Date: 08/27/2019
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  • Recent EPIC-Sponsored Research Outcomes from the California Lighting Technology Center

    Highlights from CLTC’s Recent EPIC Research

    Host: UC Davis Energy Exchange Webinar Series
    Date: 06/25/2019
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  • Prabir Barooah - June 11

    Autonomous Buildings: Data-Driven Control of HVAC Systems

    Speaker: Prabir Barooah, Associate Professor, University of Florida
    Date: 06/11/2019
    Time: 11:45am to 1:00pm (Lunch will be served)
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, Room 1103, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Aerosol Sealing of Building Envelopes in New Construction

    Aerosol Sealing of Building Envelopes in New Construction

    Host: UC Davis Energy Exchange Webinar Series
    Date: 06/25/2019
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  • Special Seminar - May 24

    That word we’re using doesn’t mean what we think it means: Examining the greenhouse gas emissions and marginal abatement costs of Zero Net Energy homes in California

    Speaker: Ben White, Ph.D. Candidate, Transportation Technology and Policy, UC Davis
    Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute
    Date: 05/24/2019
    Time: 11:45am to 1:00pm (Lunch will be served)
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, Room 1103, West Village, UC Davis

  • Energy Bites - May 31

    Energy Bites–May 31

    Speaker 1: Siting and Integrating Hydropower Turbines within Water Distribution Systems – Celia Kitchell, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency
    Speaker 2: Ground Source Heat Exchanger Modeling – Antash Najib, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
    Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute
    Date: 05/31/2019
    Time: 11:45am to 1:00pm (Lunch will be served)
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, Room 1103, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Energy Bites - May 17

    Energy Bites–May 17

    Speaker 1: Assessing the Potential of Water Distribution Demand Flexibility for Accelerating California’s Energy Transition – Greg Miller, Energy Graduate Group/Center for Water-Energy Efficiency
    Speaker 2: Variable Capacity Heat Pumps for Residential Systems, Including Duct System Efficiency – Caton Mande and Curtis Harrington, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
    Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute
    Date: 05/17/2019
    Time: 11:45am to 1:00pm (Lunch will be served)
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, Room 1103, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Energy Bites - May 10

    Energy Bites–May 10

    Field Trip: California Lighting Technology Center
    Speakers: Nicole Hathaway and Philip von Erberich
    Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute
    Date: 05/10/2019
    Time: 11:45am to 1:00pm (Lunch will be served)
    Location: 633 Pena Drive, Davis, CA

  • Energy Bites - May 3

    Energy Bites–May 3

    Speaker 1: TBD – Ryan Barr, Green Technology Laboratory
    Speaker 2: Microchannel Heat Exchangers for Residential Applications – Erfan Rasouli, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
    Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute
    Date: 05/03/2019
    Time: 11:45am to 1:00pm (Lunch will be served)
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, Room 1103, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Energy Bites - April 26

    Energy Bites–April 26

    Speaker 1: Indoor Air–What Do We Worry About and How is it Related to Energy? – Deborah Bennett, School of Medicine/Public Health Sciences
    Speaker 2: Evaluation of Behavior-Based Efficiency Programs: Overview of Recent Projects and Lessons Learned – Andrew Holguin, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency
    Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute
    Date: 04/26/2019
    Time: 11:45am to 1:00pm (Lunch will be served)
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, Room 1103, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Energy Bites - April 12

    Energy Bites–April 12

    Speaker 1: Pow Wow Energy/Water Monitoring System – Daoyuan Wang, Russel Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility
    Speaker 2: Estimating Agricultural Groundwater Extraction with Energy Data – Jon Martindill, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency
    Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute
    Date: 04/12/2019
    Time: 11:45am to 1:00pm (Lunch will be served)
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, Room 1103, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Special Seminar - May 17

    21st Century Electric Power System Architecture

    Speaker: Lorenzo Kristov, Independent Consultant
    Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute
    Date: 05/17/2019
    Time: 10:15am to 11:30am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, Room 1103, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Next Generation Residential Space Conditioning System Technology Recommendations to California

    Next Generation Residential Space Conditioning System Technology Recommendations to California

    Host: California Energy Commission
    Date: 04/3/2019
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  • Energy Bites - April 5

    Energy Bites–April 5

    Speaker 1: Cow Cooling Update – Matt Stevens, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
    Speaker 2: Low-cost Sensors for HVAC Duct and Building Envelope Leakage Screening – Armando Casillas, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
    Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute
    Date: 04/05/2019
    Time: 11:45am to 1:00pm (Lunch will be served)
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, Room 1103, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Performance Evaluation of Software-Controlled Switched Reluctance Motors

    Performance Evaluation of Software-Controlled Switched Reluctance Motors

    Host: UC Davis Energy Exchange Webinar Series
    Date: 03/19/2019
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  • Agdas, Duzgun

    (Re)Defining the Utility of Energy in the Built Environment

    Speaker: Duzgun Agdas, Senior Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology
    Host: Energy and Efficiency Institute
    Date: 03/06/2019
    Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm (Lunch will be served)
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, Room 1103, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Alumni Panel

    Alumni Panel

    Speakers:
    Magdalena Brum, Project Engineer, kW Engineering
    Jeff Gleeson, Product Manager, Google
    Michael Lingenfelter, Assistant Vice President, Relationship Manager, CleanTech Corporate Banking Group, Wells Fargo
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 12/7/2018
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 215 Sage Street, Room 1104, West Village, UC Davis

  • Jaramillo, Thomas

    Developing new catalysts and processes for the sustainable production of fuels and chemicals


    Speaker: Thomas Jaramillo, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 11/30/2018
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Ryan, Nancy

    Transportation Electrification and the Low Carbon Grid: Perspectives from E3’s work in California, Hawaii and New York

    Speaker: Nancy Ryan, Partner, Energy + Environmental Economics (E3)
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 11/09/2018
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Bohan, Drew

    Energy Issues in California

    Speaker: Drew Bohan, Executive Director, California Energy Commission
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 11/02/2018
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Peterman, Carla

    Achieving Beneficial Electrification: Lessons Learned from the CPUC’s Clean Energy Programs

    Speaker: Carla Peterman, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 10/26/2018
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Davis, Steve

    Net-Zero Emissions Energy Systems

    Speaker: Steve Davis, Associate Professor of Earth System Science, UC Irvine
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 10/19/2018
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis
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  • Skinner, Nancy

    Raising Voices Against Rising Seas: How Bold Policies Are Needed And How California is Meeting the Challenge

    Speaker: Senator Nancy Skinner
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 10/12/2018
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: UC Davis School of Law, 400 Mrak Hall Dr., Room 1001

  • Foster, Bob

    Groundhog Day: The Making of California Energy Policy and Cyclical Crisis

    Speaker: Bob Foster, President, Prometheus Advisors
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 10/05/2018
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis

  • Dreaming the Future: How Zero Net Energy Design Can Transform the School Environment

    Dreaming the Future: How Zero Net Energy Design Can Transform the School Environment

    Host: New Buildings Institute
    Date: 6/23/2018
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  • Energy Bites - June 1, 2018

    Energy Bites – June 1, 2018

    Bite 1: UC Davis Tracer Gas Airflow Measurement System
    Caton Mande, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
    Bite 2: Aerosol Sealing in New Construction
    Curtis Harrington, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
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  • Energy Bites - May 11, 2018

    Energy Bites – May 11, 2018

    Bite 1: Onsite Non-Potable Water Systems: Overcoming the Barriers
    Amanda Rupiper, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency
    Bite 2: Carbon Neutrality Initiative: Outreach and Engagement
    Maria Wong, UC Davis Carbon Neutrality Initiative
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  • Energy Bites - May 4, 2018

    Energy Bites – May 4, 2018

    Bite 1: Improving Water and Energy Efficiency in California’s Dairy Industry
    Theresa Pistochini, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
    Bite 2: Energy Demand Management Systems for Potable Water Systems: A Case Study
    Erin Musabandesu, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency
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  • Energy Bites - April 27, 2018

    Energy Bites – April 27, 2018

    Bite 1: Energy Savings and Demand Management Impacts of the Water Sector on the California Electricity Grid
    Soraya Manzor, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency
    Bite 2: Inferring Thermal Comfort from Human Gestures
    Alan Meier, Energy and Efficiency Institute
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  • Energy Bites - April 13, 2018

    Energy Bites – April 13, 2018

    Bite 1: Absorbent Pre-coolers/Water Battery
    Jose Garcia, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
    Bite 2: Efficiency Improvements of Variable-Speed Residential Air-Conditioners with Ductwork
    Sreenidhi Krishnamoorthy, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
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  • Energy Bites - April 6, 2018

    Energy Bites – April 6, 2018

    Bite 1: Evaluation of Thermal Energy Storage for Utility Grid Operators
    Nelson Dichter, Western Cooling Efficiency Center
    Bite 2: Reducing Electricity Grid Imbalances through Energy Demand Management of Water Delivery Infrastructure
    Robert Good, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency
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  • Beyond Energy Efficiency: How Big Data Can Lead to Socially Responsible Design

    Beyond Energy Efficiency: How Big Data Can Lead to Socially Responsible Design

    Speaker: Erica Cochran, Assistant Professor and Dream Project Director at Carnegie Mellon University
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 12/08/2017
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis

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  • Energy Owned by the People: Electric Cooperatives in the 21st Century

    Energy Owned by the People: Electric Cooperatives in the 21st Century

    Speaker: Adam Schwartz, Founder & Principal, The Cooperative Way
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 12/01/2017
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis

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  • UC Davis Alumni in Energy Careers

    UC Davis Alumni in Energy Careers

    Speaker: Wayne Leighty, Ryan Taylor, and Carolyn Weiner
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 11/17/2017
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis

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  • Integrating Distributed Resources into the U.S. Power System

    Integrating Distributed Resources into the U.S. Power System

    Speaker: Marilyn Brown, Professor in the School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 11/3/2017
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis

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  • Smart Electric Distribution Systems of the Future

    Smart Electric Distribution Systems of the Future

    Speaker: Sid Suryanaraynan, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State Univerisity
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 10/27/2017
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis

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  • Automating Demand Response and DR Value in California's Energy Future

    Automating Demand Response and DR Value in California's Energy Future

    Speaker: Mary Ann Piette, Director of the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 10/20/2017
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis

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  • Disruptive Energy Futures

    Disruptive Energy Futures

    Speaker: Amory Lovins, Cofounder and Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute
    Host: Energy Efficiency Center
    Date: 10/18/2017
    Time: 4:00 to 5:30pm
    Location: Kalmanowitz Appellate Courtroom, UC Davis School of Law

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  • California Goes Green–Its Road to Climate Leadership

    California Goes Green–Its Road to Climate Leadership

    Speaker: Michael Peevey, Former President of the California Public Utilities Commission
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 10/13/2017
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: 1605 Tilia Street, West Village, UC Davis

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  • Climate Change and Technical Paths to a Sustainable Future

    Climate Change and Technical Paths to a Sustainable Future

    Speaker: Steven Chu, William Kenan Professor of Physics and Professor of Molecular & Cellular Physiology at Stanford University
    Host: Energy Graduate Group
    Date: 10/06/2017
    Time: 10:30am to 11:50am
    Location: Kalmanowitz Appellate Courtroom, UC Davis School of Law, 400 Mrak Hall Drive

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