3rd annual ND Energy Research Symposium


Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business Map


The 3rd Annual ND Energy Research Symposium is scheduled for Thursday, April 30, (6-8 PM) and Friday, May 1, (8 AM – 5 PM) in the Jordan Auditorium of Mendoza College of Business and in the Atrium of Stinson-Remick Hall.

The theme is waste-to-energy and will focus on current initiatives in the following areas:

  • Addressing waste carbon resources and technology
  • Capturing CO2 and converting it into value-added materials using renewable energy
  • Harvesting excess heat from the community for redistribution
  • Using industrial symbiosis at the small-scale to increase communities’ sustainability and well-being
  • Converting polyolefin (plastic) waste into useful products such as fuels
  • Using technology to manage plastic waste and to turn plastic back into useful products

The symposium will start Thursday evening with an opening reception and panel discussion by Notre Dame faculty Paul Brenner, Rob Nerenberg, Bill SchneiderYanliang Zhang, moderated by Jennifer Schaefer.

On Friday, May 1, presentations will be given by external speakers José Alfaro (University of Michigan), Rachel Brenc (LanzaTech), James Cotton (McMaster University), Ah-Hyung (Alissa) Park (Columbia University), Bob Powell (Brightmark Energy), and Nien-Hwa Linda Wang (Purdue University).

The day will conclude with a poster session and networking reception in the Atrium of Stinson-Remick Hall.

Details of the event will be updated regularly at: Research Symposium.

The deadline to register is April 15. 

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This event is free and open to the general public.

For more information, contact Ginger SigmonBarbara Villarosa, or Koby Keck.

Originally published at energy.nd.edu.