Energy-related research focus of April 6 workshop

Faculty who are interested in energy-related issues are invited to attend the WSU Energy Initiative Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the CUB Cascade Room. 
Funded by the Office of Research, this workshop is a multicollege event designed to initiate collaboration among faculty on energy issues. The goal is to create bridges across disciplines and involve faculty from many schools and departments.

Workshop sessions will include:
10 a.m. Introduction and Welcome
10:10 a.m. Energy Research Initiatives, James N. Petersen
10:25 a.m. WSU Energy Program, Jacob C. Fey
10:45 a.m. Center for Bioproducts and Bioenergy, Shulin Chen
11:15 a.m. Energy Choices as Risk Choices: The Gene Rosa
Interface of Humans and Energy Systems
11:35 a.m. “Green” Architecture, Mat Taylor
11:55 a.m. The Role of Nanotechnology, David Bahr, Su Ha, Grant Norton

For more information, contact Dr. Grant Norton, interim associate dean of research and graduate programs, College of Engineering and Architecture, at

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