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Environmental Innovation Practicum

ENTRE 490/579 ENGR 498 and ENVIR 450

 

Class meets Fall Quarter 2010

Tuesdays†† 4:00-5:50 pm,Johnson 175

Instructor:Emer Dooley (emer@u.washington.edu), 206 369-7248

Reading Packet available: RAMS 4144 University Way

 

Link to Washington Clean Technology Alliance Events Page

Link to Class Discussion Group:

 

Class Syllabus is here

Links to class presentations and notes are below

 

Date

 

Topic

Speaker

October 5

Class 1 Slides

Class 1 Notes: Collette Duck

Class 1 Notes: Ruz Chishty

Denis Hayes, President and CEO,

Bullitt Foundation

October 12

 

Life Cycle Analysis

Read: Excerpt from Collapse by Jared Diamond

Class 2 Notes: Elliott Goodrich

Class 2 Notes: Sandy Oh

David Smukowski, CEO Sensors in Motion.

October 19

 

Bio fuel and Bio Algae Products

Read: US Department of Energy: Biodiesel

Class 3 Presentation: Hoby Douglass Slides

Class 3 Notes: Alex Chin

Class 3 Notes: Bridget Sexauer

Stan Barnes, Founder and CEO BioAlgene and Hoby Douglass
Director, Sustainable Business Development, General BioDiesel.

October 26

 

Nuclear Options: Terra Power

Read: Nuclear Energy Explained

Read: Nuclear Reactor Renaissance, IEEE Spectrum, August 2010

Class 4 Notes: Sammy Agsen

Class 4 Notes: Gonzalo Thienel

Class 4 Notes: Jagriti Lamba

Patrick Ennis, Global head of Technology for Intellectual Ventures

November 2

 

 

Smart Grid Technologies

Read: Mc Kinsey on Smart Grid , McKinsey, June 2010

Peter Christensenís Presentation

Class 5 Notes: Kelly Toy

Class 5 Notes: William Sheng

Peter Christansen

PNNL

November 9

 

 

Student Preliminary presentations and coaching

Coaches: Joshua Binder, Boeing; Dana Soukup, Siemens; George Pfeiffer, Siemens;

November 16

 

Electric Vehicles

Read: JOLT!: The Impending Dominance Of The Electric Car And Why America Must Take Charge: Chapters 2,3 and 4.

Class 7 Notes: Chris Fuller

Class 7 Notes: Marina Rozmarina

Class 7 Notes:: Nick Wang

Jim Billmaier, author of JOLT.

November 23

 

Transportation

Greg Whiting

November 30

 

 

Funding for Clean Tech Innovation

Global Trends in Sustainable Energy 2010

Kirk Van Alstyne, Evolution Capital and others and Brad Zenger, Pivotal Investments

December 7

 

Group Presentation and coaching

Coaches: Joshua Binder, Boeing.