Fw: March 10 | Will Electric & Driverless Cars Decarbonize Transportation?


Lissa
 

Of possible interest:

FYI, the UT Energy Symposiums are not streamed live, but they are recorded and the video is posted on the UT Energy Symposium webpage within a few days of the event.

Lissa

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Will Electric & Driverless Cars Decarbonize Transportation?” 

Dr. Costa Samaras
Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University

Tuesday, March 10
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302)

 
Free and open to the public; no RSVP required.

Costa Samaras is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Affiliated Faculty in the Energy Science, Technology and Policy Program at Carnegie Mellon University. His research spans energy, climate change, automation, and defense analysis. He has published numerous studies examining electric and autonomous vehicles, renewable electricity, transitions in the energy sector, and climate resilience. 

Samaras currently serves as Director for the Center for Engineering and Resilience for Climate Adaptation, and as Co-Director of the Power Sector Carbon Index. He serves on the ASCE Committee on Adaptation to a Changing Climate, as well as both the Alternative Transportation Fuels & Technologies Committee and the Energy Committee of the Transportation Research Board. Samaras received a joint Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy and from Carnegie Mellon, a M.P.A. in Public Policy from the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Bucknell University.

The UT Energy Symposium meets on Tuesdays during the spring 2020 semester.

Upcoming Speakers


March 24th: Timothy Latimer, Co-Founder & CEO of Fervo Energy

The Potential of Geothermal in Our Clean Energy Future 

UT Energy Symposium will resume on 3/24 after Spring Break.
Recent Speakers
Feb. 25: Dr. Juliana Felkner - Associate Professor, UT Austin School of Architecture
 
***Time Change for Spring 2020***
Please note that UT Energy Symposium lectures for the spring semester are now held each Tuesday from 12:30 to 1:45 pm in Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302).
View the full schedule
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