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Workshop on Energy and Environmental Research

UH Manoa is particularly strong in energy, environment and resource policy, which often requires interdisciplinary research. This workshop facilitates interaction among faculty and graduate students in UHEROEconomics, Engineering, NREM, DURP, SOEST and more. We also hope to draw participation from visitors and professional economists and policy analysts around the State. Work in progress is strongly encouraged!

WHEN:                                                            WHERE:

Mondays                                                                      Saunders 515 (Miller Room)
Lunch: 12:00 - 12:15 pm
Workshop: 12:15 - 1:20 pm

FREE LUNCH:

Free lunch will be provided for those who RSVP by 5pm the Friday before each seminar. Please remember to RSVP every week. Please note food restrictions in comments/questions.

Our thanks to Nijiya Market for partially supporting workshop's lunches. 

CLASS CREDIT:

Graduate students can obtain ECON 696 credit from Professor Roberts by showing up and writing a blog post that summarizes and reviews a presentation. 

 

Spring 2017 Schedule:

 

Date
Speaker
Title
Slides
23-Jan
Eszter Fuleky, GRI
"The Evolution of the Corporate Practice of Sustainability Reporting"
 -- 
30-Jan

Michael Roberts, UHERO/Economics

"Does Renewable Energy Increase the Potential Gain from Real-Time pricing of Electricity?" --
6-Feb
Leah Bremer
"Managing water for multiple benefits: Insights from Hawaii and the Andes"
--
13-Feb
Susan Crow, NREM
"Biofuels and biomass in Hawaii: carbon balance and feasibility"
--
20-Feb
Takahiro Tsuge,
Konan University
TBD
--
27-Feb
Asahi Oshiro
TBD
--
6-Mar
Kirsten Oleson, UHERO/NREM
TBD
--
13-Mar
Kimberly Clarson, NREM
"Impact of oil palm certification systems on deforestation and fire in Indonesia"
--
20-Mar
James Jones,
UHERO/Economics
TBD
--
27-Mar
Kuhio Day
3-Apr
Aida Arik,
UHERO/Economics
"Distributed energy storage: a case study in Hawaii"
--
10-Apr
Nori Tarui,
UHERO/Economics
"The role of aggregators in electricity markets"
--
17-Apr

Imelda,
UHERO/Economics

TBD --
24-Apr Makena Coffman,
UHERO/DURP
TBD --
1-May Kimberly Burnett, UHERO TBD --