The Energy/Water Nexus

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  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday January 26, 2011
      11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Hodges Room, Centergy Building
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Ben Hill
Venture Lab
404-894-2376

Summaries

Summary Sentence: A panel discussion sponsored by the Georgia Tech Clean Energy Speaker Series

Full Summary: Liquid fuels production and the generation of electricity from many sources requires substantial amounts of water. In addition to considerations about water quantity, is water quality affected in the process of meeting society’s increasing energy requirements? Plan to participate in this important discussion on the relationship of energy and water.

Liquid fuels production and the generation of electricity from many sources requires substantial amounts of water. In addition to considerations about water quantity, is water quality affected in the process of meeting society’s increasing energy requirements? Plan to participate in this important discussion on the relationship of energy and water. This discussion will be moderated by Judy Adler, senior program officer, Turner Foundation

John Crittenden, director, Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems, Georgia Tech
Dr. Crittenden’s research interests involve pollution prevention, energy/water dynamics, heat and mass transfer and systems modeling. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar. Dr. Crittenden has a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Brennan Smith, program manager, Wind and Water Power Technologies, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Dr. Smith’s work focuses on energy, water and environmental optimization in hydropower-thermal systems. Specific interests include: energy-water interdependencies in regulated water basins, water use optimization for integrated river systems and effect of hydropower on water availability and riverine ecosystems. Dr. Smith’s PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering is from the University of Iowa.

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Keywords
electricity, energy, environment, Green Buzz, sustainability, Water
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  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
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  • Created On: Dec 21, 2010 - 10:48am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:53pm