Spring 2012 i4Energy Seminar Series

The CITRIS-LBNL-CIEE i4Energy Center focuses on the development of information technology systems that facilitate significant energy and cost savings.

Free and open to the public, the i4Energy Speaker Series is a weekly roundtable of lectures and discussions that highlight these research issues. All talks take place at noon on  Fridays in 310 Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium on the UC Berkeley campus, unless otherwise indicated. All talks may be viewed on our YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/citrisuc.

Web viewing at UC Davis: 1007 or 1065 Kemper Hall
Web viewing at UC Merced: SE1 100
Web viewing at UC Santa Cruz: SOE E2 Building, Room 506

JANUARY 27      Energy Savings with LEDs
Paul Michael PetersenPaul Michael Petersen, Technical University of Denmark
Link to YouTube video

FEBRUARY 3     Tackling the Load from Hell: Cooling Efficiency Research at UC Davis WCEC
Mark Modera, UC Davis/WCEC
Link to YouTube video

FEBRUARY 10     Electric Grid Modernization: How You Can Help Make a Smarter Grid
Wendy al-Mukdad, California Public Utilities Commission
Link to YouTube video

FEBRUARY 17    Automated Demand Response to Enable the Integration of Renewable Resources
Dave Watson, LBNL
Link to YouTube video

FEBRUARY 24    Enabling Technologies For Residential Demand Response
Yusuf Ozturk, San Diego State University
Link to YouTube video

MARCH 2     Opportunities for Low-energy, Low-carbon Cloud Computing
Eric Masanet, LBNL

MARCH 9     Using Wireless Technology to Evaluate Building Performance
Tom Webster, UC Berkeley/Center for the Built Environment
Link to YouTube video

MARCH 16      Achieving UC Merced’s Triple Zero Commitment: Zero Net Energy, Zero Landfill Waste, and Zero Net Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2020
John Elliot, UC Merced
Link to YouTube video

MARCH 23     The Role of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage in California’s Energy Future
Elizabeth Burton, DOE West Coast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership
 Link to YouTube video

MARCH 30  No seminar due to Spring Break

APRIL 6    Optimal Demand Response and Power Flow
Steven Low, Caltech
Link to YouTube video

APRIL 13    Optimizing Data Centers
Raju Pandey, UC Davis/SynapSense
Link to YouTube video

APRIL 20    Large-scale Renewable Energy Infrastructure Modeling: Application in Sustainable Bioenergy Systems Development
Bryan Jenkins, UC Davis
Link to YouTube video

APRIL 27     Renewable Energy Microgrid Testbed at NASA Ames Research Center
Joel Kubby, UC Santa Cruz
Link to YouTube video