Newsletter: Fall / Winter 2019

 EEMI Professor Alex Beehler

EEMI Professor Appointed to High Level Government Position

Professor Alex Beehler, a key member of the Environmental and Energy Management Institute (EEMI) leadership team for more than three years, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 2 to be the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment.

Kushal

News of EEM Students, Faculty and Graduates

EEM Master’s student Kushal Malvania was named the 2018 Student Energy Engineer of the Year by the Association of Energy Engineers National Capital Chapter in November 2018.

GW President Thomas LeBlanc

New GW President Issues Sustainability Report

In November 2018, new GW President Thomas J. LeBlanc issued a major GW Sustainability Progress Report. The report elucidates in great quantitative detail the progress GW has made recently in a variety of areas such as reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, water conservation, water diversion and sustainable investments.

Dr. Kelly Scanlon

Intensive EEM Activity in Sponsored Research Projects

Our Environmental and Energy Management Institute (EEMI) has seen a tremendous amount of action on the research front during the latter half of 2018, which can be seen from the following project summaries.

Volvo HQ

Two EEM Graduate Students Awarded EDF Climate Corps Fellowships

Two members of the EEM family were among the 115 students nationwide that received 2018 Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellowships from more than 1,100 applicants.

Great Wall

Welcome to New Professor Dr. John P. Helveston

EEM colleagues are pleased to welcome Dr. John P. Helveston to the EEM team. John joined the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering and the Environmental and Energy Management Program as an Assistant Professor in the Fall 2018 semester.

Symposium

EEMI Co-Sponsors Natural Resources Symposium

On September 25-26, 2018, the Environmental and Energy Management Institute (EEMI) co-sponsored a natural resources symposium entitled “Blueprint for Change: New Approaches and Needed Changes to Managing Natural Resource Risks, Liabilities and Opportunities.”

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EEMI Begins to Move Professional Short Course Series Online

In the fall 2018 semester, the EEMI undertook a process to move its successful two-day professional short course series to an online delivery platform, with a target of the Spring 2019 semester for initial delivery of the first short courses on an online basis.

Newsletter Editor: Seth Barna

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