EAP Monthly Dispatch
February 1st, 2016
Dear Alumni, Students, and Friends,
It's the start of another semester, as students return to their research and courses after a much deserved break.
I'm excited to announce our program's professional development trip to Chicago. This is the first time we're offering this to our students and I look forward to helping students further their post-graduate careers. In other news, EAP students Andy Lick and Lee Shaver submitted an opinion piece on the bipartisan nature of renewable energy. Additionally, I was recently interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio on the future of energy. You can listen to that interview here.
Lastly, Tracey Holloway, Paul Meier and I were recently honored by the Academic Journal, ERL, for an article we authored, read more about it below. As always, if you have any suggestions for how we could improve the EAP program or would like to connect with our community, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Professor Gregory Nemet
Energy Analysis and Policy Program Chair
Robert Margolis Campus Visit
National Renewable Energy Laboratory Senior Analyst Robert Margolis will be visiting campus on February 13-14th. He will be speaking to EAP students about their career paths followed by a public lecture at the Weston Roundtable. Dr Margolis's expertise focuses on energy modeling and policy. His Weston lecture is titled "On The Path To Sunshot And Beyond: Recent Progress And Long-Term Targets For Solar Technology" held on the 13th at 4:30 pm in Mechanical Engineering building. The Career talk will be the following day at noon in WEI room 4135.
EAP Faculty Honored by ERL Journal
The Environmental Research Letters recently honored a paper authored by EAP Faculty members Greg Nemet and Tracey Holloway with EAP Alumnus Paul Meier. The paper titled "Implications of Incorporating Air-Quality Co-benefits into Climate Change Policymaking" was named one of the ten "milestone articles" published in the first ten years of the journal's publication. The article is free to read here.
EAP Modeling Seminar Wrap-up
This past fall semester, EAP offered a seminar to introduce students to a variety of energy models and their inter-workings. Former EAP Faculty member Wes Foell graciously opened his home for the concluding session where students reflected on what they learned throughout the course.