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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

ECI Brown Bag Seminar Series - Na Wei

Title: Engineering Biocatalysts at the Molecular Level for Water and Energy Sustainability

Eci Seminar Na Wei

Abstract

Environmental contamination and increasing demand for renewable energy are two critical issues that need innovative and effective solutions to ensure a sustainable future. Biocatalysis, which refers to the use of enzymes or microbial cells for chemical transformations, can be exploited as a green chemistry alternative to address the challenges for environmental sustainability. This talk will present our research on understanding and engineering biocatalytic systems at the molecular level for i) degradation of emerging contaminants in water reclamation and reuse and ii) waste-to-energy/value biotransformation.

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Location: 141 McCourtney Hall

Monday, September 24, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

"Casa Pueblo’s Energy Insurrection in Puerto Rico," by Arturo Massol-Deyá

Arturo Massol Deya

In the town of Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, an award winning organization, Casa Pueblo, is leading an “energy insurrection, an uplifting, a revolution,” according to founder and director Alexis Massol González. Their goal is 50% energy generation at the point of consumption with solar panels and independent microgrids by 2027. Arturo Massol Deyá, son of Alexis and executive director, will tell the story of one town’s fight for energy independence.…

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Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Science at Sunset

The program is free, but registration is required by phoning the County Parks’ program reservation line by September 24 at 574-654-3155. 

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Location: ND-LEEF in St. Patrick's County Park - Morison Family Pavilion