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Welcome to the Fall 2011 EMSE Newsletter

Welcome to the Fall 2011 issue of the George Washington University's Environmental and Energy Management program newsletter. There are several up coming events and we encourage you to visit our Events page. If you would like to submit your resume to our Environmental Professionals page please Contact Us.

Iryna Payosova Editor

EEM Professor Appointed Executive Director for New Climate Change NGO

.EEM Adjunct Professor Jigar Shah recently was named Executive Director for the Institute for Industrial Productivity, an NGO headquartered in Paris focused on reducing industrial greenhouse gas emissions. Dr. Shah, who taught the EEM courses EMSE 6260 Energy Management and EMSE 6285 Analytical Tools for Energy Management for most of the past decade, is taking a leave of absence from his reaching duties to start up the new NGO...

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EEM Graduate Plays Leadership Role in German Renewable Energy

.2008 EEM doctoral graduate Kristin Deason is having an important impact on the impressive movement towards renewable energy that presently is underway in Germany. Kristin is a senior official in the German renewable energy research company Nationale Organisation Wasserstoff und Brennstoffzellentechnologie Gmbh (NOW)...

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EEM Graduate Stands Out as a Private Sector Greenhouse Gas Reduction Leader

.Recent EEM doctoral graduate Laura Verduzco, Lead Planning Engineer at Chevron in the San Francisco Bay Area, recently was characterized as a rising star among Chevron's young engineers and scientists in a Chevron publication. Laura, who received her Ph.D. degree in Environmental and Energy Management in 2006, presently is a Lead Planning Engineer with Chevron...

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Three Grad Students Receive Summer 2011 Research Grants

.The summer of 2011 saw a flurry of research undertaken on the Foggy Bottom campus by virtue of research grants to three outstanding doctoral students by the Logistics Management Institute. All of the projects were completed successfully and received high marks from LMI. On October 4, 2011, all three of the LMI Fellows presented the results of their research at the LMI headquarters in McLean, Virginia...

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EEM Conducts Energy Briefings for Chinese Delegation

.In October 2011, five EEM-affiliated faculty members conducted policy level briefings for senior Chinese officials responsible for electrical power plants in the Guangdong province of China...

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EEM Faculty and Students Enjoy Busy Publishing Year

.EEM faculty and graduate students were successful in publishing the results of their research in eight peer-reviewed journals and other publications this past year. Heres an overview of these publications...

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Doctoral Students Ariel Castillo and Leon Adams Successfully Defend Doctoral Dissertations

.Two outstanding doctoral candidates successfully defended their doctoral dissertation research over the spring and fall 2011 semesters...

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EEM Graduates Celebrate at School and University Ceremonies

.More than three dozen EEM graduate students celebrated receipt of their new degrees at the May 14 School of Engineering and Applied Science and May 15 George Washington University graduation ceremonies...

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