Fall 2009 Seminar Schedule
All seminars are on Tuesday and start at 4:00pm in room 414 ERB, running every other week
starting on Sept. 1.
The speaker is responsible for bringing treats
Sept. 1- Welcome Back, Introductions, General information
Sept. 15- Franklin Miller, "Sub-Kelvin cryogenics"
Sept. 29- Harrison Skye, "Investigation of a 2-stage cryogenic cycle"
Oct. 13- Alan Kruizenga, "Experimental work with supercritical CO2"
Oct. 27- Kevin Myers, "Practical and economic assessment of PV in Wisconsin"
Nov. 10- Mike Cheadle, "Effect of oscillating flow in a regenerator"
Nov. 24- Lucas Feierabend, "Cavity receiver model for solar power towers"
Dec. 8- Jacob Brenner, "Measuring wet-bulb temperature"
Spring 2009 Seminar Schedule
Feb. 10- Pete Mumanachit, "Cascade refrigeration cycles"
Feb. 24- Rich Hackner, (to be determined)
Mar. 10- Nick Guldan, "Model Development and Experimental Validation of a Micro Valve for Drug Delivery Applications"
Mar. 24- Mike Kilkenny, "Mechanical Phase Shifter for a Pulse Tube"
Apr. 7- Kevin Myers, "Photovoltaics in Wisconsin"
Apr. 21- Brent Taft, "Design of an Experimental Facility for an Oscillating Heat Pipe"
May 5- Lucas Feierabend, "Cavity Receiver Power Towers"
Past Energy Institute Seminars
1/29/2007 Alan Carroll, UW Madison - Peak Oil,
The Future Landscape of Geofuels
2/12/2007 Faramarz Vakili, UW-Madison - WE
Conserve: UW Conservation
2/26/2007 Leo Udee, Alliant Energy -
Geothermal Heating Technology
3/13- 3/15 Eric Singsaas, UW Stevens Point - Biofuels: Beyond
3/26/2007 Matt Johnston, UW Madison - Wisconsin
Denholm, NREL - Plugin Hybrid Electric
Lesieutre, UW-Madison - Monitoring Electric Power
Ray, Southern Cal Edison - Electric Utility Resource Planning