Sustainable Energy

Lafayette College

September 3, 2008

Celebrate at the Corn on the Quad Harvest Fest Sept. 10

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Numerous events will continue the Class of 2012’s theme of sustainability and education A harvest festival, brownbag discussions, and a documentary film on Sept. 10 and 12 will continue the themes of sustainability and education begun during the Live Green, Lafayette orientation for the Class of 2012. In conjunction with the summer reading of The [...]

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September 12, 2007

Policy Studies Presents ‘Visions of the Energy Future’ Oct. 11-12

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Lectures and discussions focus on critical policy and technological challenges The Policy Studies program, in collaboration with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Power Engineering Society (IEEE/PES), will host an energy conference on campus Oct. 11-12. The “Visions of the Energy Future” conference will feature lectures and discussions regarding current energy use and ways [...]

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August 23, 2007

Javad Tavakoli Will Engage Students in New Renewable Energy Sources Course

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Chemical engineering professor invests portion of College’s Learn and Serve America Grant in the future of green energy Javad Tavakoli, professor of chemical engineering, is ushering his students into a new era of green energy. He will institute a new chemical engineering elective course focusing on available alternative energy sources in the spring of 2008. [...]

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August 20, 2007

A Passion for the Environment

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Nigel Martin ’10 writes about his experience with groundbreaking sustainability research Nigel Martin ’10 (Elkins, W.Va.) is an A.B. engineering major. He is the student project leader of groundbreaking research called the “Sustainable Development Roadmap.” The project is led by Javad Tavakoli, professor of chemical engineering, and Sharon Jones, associate professor of civil and environmental [...]

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August 7, 2007

Ground-Breaking Sustainability Research has National Audience

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Engineering students present revolutionary model to the largest chemical companies in the industry Representatives from 10 of the largest chemical companies in the industry gathered at Lafayette Aug. 9 to witness a presentation from students on a revolutionary, new model for sustainable development. This model, called the “Sustainable Development Roadmap,” is an adaptable template created [...]