Seminars and Events

Meeting on Energy Efficient Transportation
December 3, 2007

On December 3, 2007, CEET organized a meeting that focused on the status of energy consumption in transportation and the need and opportunities to improve energy efficiency.  The meeting featured presentations by representatives of GM, Ford, Argonne National Laboratory, Northwestern’s Transportation Center, and faculty of CEET, and aimed at students and Northwestern faculty members interested in the topic.

Below is a list of presentations made, and they can be viewed where available by following the links:

Cate Brinson, Northwestern, Center for Energy Efficient Transportation, “Structural Materials for Energy Efficient Transportation II.”

George Crabtree, Argonne National Laboratory, “Where Is Transportation Going?”

David Dunand, Northwestern, Center for Energy Efficient Transportation, “Structural Materials for Energy Efficient Transportation I.”

John Ginder, Ford Motor Company, “The Tao of Transportation Energy.”

Harold Kung, Northwestern Center for Energy Efficient Transportation, “Energy Efficient Transportation.”

Hani Mahmassani, Northwestern Transportation Center, “Fueling the Debate: Network Modeling, Behavior Change, and Intelligent Transportation Solutions to Support Transportation Decision-Making and Policy.”

Mark Ratner, Northwestern, Center for Energy Efficient Transportation, “Transportation Energy Storage.”

Joseph Schofer, Northwestern Transportation Center, Travel, Transportation and Energy Efficiency Insights for Urban Person Travel, context, factors, options, and opportunities.”

Gary Smyth, General Motors, “The Drive for Energy Diversity and Sustainability. The Impact on Transportation Fuels and Propulsion systems.”