Rutgers Energy Institute
2020 REI Virtual Poster Session
The Rutgers Energy Institute's virtual poster session exhibited student participants with an expertise in science, engineering, economics, business analytics, and policy. Students presented their alternative energy research projects and engaged with the REI community.
READ MORE to view posters and the seminar recording.
CANCELLED Fifteenth Annual REI Energy Symposium: Decarbonizing the Energy Sector by 2050
REI has CANCELLED our annual symposium initially scheduled for Wednesday May 6, 2020. Symposium will be scheduled for a later date TBD.
President's Task Force on Carbon Neutrality and Climate Resilience
REI Associate Director Kevin Lyons, and EAOS Director Robert Kopp serve as co-chairs to the Task Force on Carbon Neutrality and Climate Resilience.
This Task Force is charged with developing a comprehensive Climate Action Plan for Rutgers university, identifying both pathways to achieving carbon neutrality and ways to reduce the university’s vulnerability to climate impacts.
Read the Janurary 2020 Pre-Planning Report, which lays out the challenge for Rutgers, examines what other leading universities have been doing, and offers a preliminary analysis of our current emissions of carbon and other greenhouse gases.
Frank Felder Speaks at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
The Geographical Sciences Committee (GSC) at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, is a standing committee at the National Academies that provides scientific, technical, and policy advice and recommendations to society and to government at all levels using the methods of spatial analysis and representation. Rutgers Energy Institute director Frank Felder speaks at NASEM, offering insight on climate change, coastal flooding, and the electric power grid. Frank Felder is a Rutgers research professor and director of the Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy and the Public Informatics program at Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.
Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board Visits Rutgers University
The Rutgers Energy Institute hosted ten delegates from the Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) in October this year, for a tour of Rutgers University. BREB is a government owned and operated company responsible for rural electrification. BREB’s headquarters are located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Beginning with a walkthrough of facilities at Richard Week Hall of Engineering, REI Director Frank Felder provided the group of delegates an overview of U.S. Energy Policy.