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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 4pm 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 2018 Schedule:

 

Date
Speaker
Title
Slides
22-Jan
Imelda,
Economics/UHERO
Productivity Impact From Fuel Switching: A longitudinal Study
 -- 
29-Jan
Michael Roberts, Economics/Sea Grant/UHERO;
Imelda, Economics/UHERO;
Matthias Fripp, Electrical Engineering/UHERO;
Hyun-gyu Kim, Economics
"Projecting the University of Hawaii electricity bills under alternative tariffs and possible solar and battery investments"
 -- 
12-Feb
John Lynham,
Economics/UHERO
"Getting Tough on Illegal Fishing in Indonesia"
--
19-Feb
Presidents' Day
26-Feb
Alison Rieser,
Geography
"Antiquities Act and the Trump repeal/reduction of the Pacific marine national monuments"
--
5-Mar
Jon Sweeney,
Economics
TBD
--
12-Mar
Jack Kittinger,
UH Marine Biology/ASU
TBD
 -- 
19-Mar
Megan Barnes, UH Manoa/Quantitative Ecology and Decision Science
 "Cost effective actions to mitigate land-based pollution in West Maui through decision models"
 -- 
26-Mar
Kuhio Day
2-Apr TBD   --
9-Apr TBD   --
16-Apr Maya Ward "Economic Analysis of Kona's Manta Ray Sites" --
23-Apr John Lynham,
Economics/UHERO
  --
23-Apr Anne Chung,
UH Manoa/Hawaii Coral Reef Initiative
"Sustainability in Hawaii's Nearshore Marine Environment through the 30x30 Initiative" --