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E-IPER 20th Anniversary Event: Celebrating Our Students: E-IPER Winter Joint MS Capstone Symposium

Thursday, Mar 18, 2021 1:00 PM
Zoom Webinar
Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources

E-IPER Winter 2021 Joint and Dual MS Capstone Symposium

March 18, 2021

Zoom Webinar

E-IPER Joint and Dual MS Capstone Project Presentations

Welcome Remarks: 1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m

Nicole M. Ardoin, E-IPER Faculty Director


Session 1: Reducing Energy Emissions through Markets and Legislation - 1:10 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.

Opportunities for Energy Efficiency Resources in North American Capacity Markets                         

David Aitoro, Joint MS-MBA

Towards Affordable, Clean and Reliable Electricity in Africa: A Simple Optimization Model for an Energy "Router"                                                                                                                                                                 

Paul-Miki Akpablie, Joint MS-MBA

Lowering Perceived Barriers of Ethanol Production Utilizing Captured CO2

Arnab Chatterjee, Joint MS-MBA, & Kyle Mills, Joint MS-MBA

Offshore Wind in the Great Lakes: Fostering Development Through State Policy

Nicholas Wallace, Joint MS-JD

Session 2: Making Environmental Businesses Profitable - 2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Sustainable Search Funds: Using Entrepreneurship through Acquisition to Drive Impact for our Planet

Ian Field, Joint MS-MBA

The Economic Case for Low-Water Pistachios

Sawyer Clark, Joint MS-MBA

Learning Air Pollution  

Nasa Sinnott-Armstrong, Dual MS/PhD Genetics

Session 3: Regulating Climate Change Response - 3:05 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

Being the Fire: An Actor-Critic Reinforcement Learning Method to "Learn" How Fires Behave Beyond the Limits of Traditional Physical Models

Will Ross, Joint MS-MBA

Analyzing International Climate Change Claims in Vanuatu

AmandaZerbe, Joint MS-JD

Left Outstanding: Reviving an Underutilized Clean Water Act Regulation

Cam Clevidence, Joint MS-JD

Cultural Easements: Restoring Indigenous Sovereignty and Declining Ecosystems on Private Land

Joseph Ingrao, Joint MS-JD

Closing Remarks: 4:00 p.m. - 4:05 p.m

John Weyant, Professor of Management Science & Engineering

Nik Sawe, E-IPER Lecturer 

                                                       We hope you can join us!

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