Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER) Archive

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    WISER/Galvin Center Host CPS Morton School of Excellence at IIT “Living Lab”

    On June 4, two school buses filled with more than 40 students and teachers from CPS Morton School of Excellence arrived at IIT to visit the WISER/Galvin Center living laboratory for education and research initiatives in energy and sustainability. The trip was organized by CPS faculty members Rosalind Ali (math department) and Kendra Mallory (science department) to coincide with a unit on sustainability and renewable energy technology recently completed by Morton School’s sixth, seventh and eighth graders.

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    WISER Director Keynotes Brazilian International Conference on Energy and Sustainability

    Hamid Arastoopour, Henry Linden Professor of Engineering and Director of the Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER), recently visited the Federal University of Rio Grande (FURG) to participate in an international conference on sustainability and technology development.

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  • IIT WISER/Galvin/ECE Joint Seminar Canceled

    IIT WISER/Galvin/ECE Joint Seminar Canceled

    Please note that the IIT WISER/Galvin/ECE Joint Seminar "Recent Advances in Electric Machines and Power Electronics for Renewable Energy—Offshore Electric Power Grid," (Hamid A. Toliyat, Raytheon Endowed Professor of Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University) scheduled for Friday, April 19 from 1:00–2:00 pm has been canceled.

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  • IIT WISER to Co-Sponsor 2013 UIC Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy

    IIT WISER to Co-Sponsor 2013 UIC Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy

    IIT’s Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER) will serve as a co-sponsor of the 2013 Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE), to be hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago from August 5–16. The SISE theme, “Sustainable Transportation,” will feature a two-week intensive workshop for graduate and senior-level undergraduate students from a broad range of disciplines. Several IIT faculty will serve as instructors for the program. Participants should have an expressed interest in sustainability and energy as evidenced by either educational or practical experience.

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    Deadline Approaching for WISER ISFG Proposal Submissions

    IIT’s Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER) has issued a Request for Proposals for the 2013 Interdisciplinary Seed Funding Grants (ISFG) program.

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    IIT Alum/Energy Executive to Discuss Option for “Growing the World’s Fuel”

    2013 WISER/Galvin Center Seminar Series: "Growing the World's Fuel," Thursday, February 21

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    WISER/Galvin Smart Grid Lecture Series – Aoife Foley: “Recreating the Electrical Energy Supply Chain up to and beyond 2050″ (Canceled)

    The Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER), the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation will host Aoife Foley, Faculty member and lecturer at Queen's University School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, who will present "Recreating the Electrical Energy Supply Chain up to and beyond 2050" on Friday, November 2.

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    Tower Tours: 16th Floor Renovation

    Interested in seeing the beautiful renovation of the 16th floor in IIT Tower? Tours will take place on Wednesday, October 17 or Thursday, October 25 from 12:40–1:50 pm. Register to attend by clicking here.

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  • Alumnus Robert Borlick to Present WISER Seminar on Electricity Markets

    Alumnus Robert Borlick to Present WISER Seminar on Electricity Markets

    The lecture "Demand Response in Wholesale Power Markets" will be held on Friday, September 21 at 1:00 pm in IIT Tower, 16th floor. The joint lecture is co-hosted by WISER, the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, IIT Armour College of Engineering, and IIT Stuart School of Business and will feature energy consultant Robert L. Borlick (EE ′59). The lecture is also provided as part of IIT Homecoming activities.

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  • WISER to Co-Sponsor 2012 UIC Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy

    WISER to Co-Sponsor 2012 UIC Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy

    IIT’s Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER) will serve as one of the co-sponsors of the 2012 Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE), to be hosted by University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) on August 9 - 17. The SISE theme, “Election 2012: Energy, Economics, and Environment” will feature an intense interdisciplinary workshop for graduate and senior-level undergraduate students.

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