EEM Newsletter Spring / Summer 2022

Screenshot from webinar

EEMI Conducts Wartime Webinar with Ukrainian Colleagues

On May 5, 2022, EEMI conducted a real-time webinar with a group of government and NGO colleagues in the middle of war-torn Ukraine. The event provided the audience with a first-hand understanding of the war situation though the eyes of our friends in Ukraine.

Participants in GW-ED meeting: (l-r) Ed Saltzberg, EEMI Director of Professional Education; Donna Attanasio, Director of the Law

EEMI Hosts GW-European Commission Meeting

On February 17, 2022, EEMI hosted a meeting among three GW Deans, led by SEAS Dean John Lach, with senior representatives of the European Commission (EC).

CTCN Headquarters in Copenhagen

EEMI Granted Membership in the United Nations Climate Technology Centre and Network

On July 13, 2022, the UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) granted full membership to the GW Environmental and Energy Management Institute.

Prof. Jonassen leads a plenary session panel

EEMI Co-Hosts Major Symposium on Carbon Pricing with the European Union

On June 15, 2022, the SEAS Environmental and Energy Management Institute served as a co-host, along with the Delegation to the U.S. of the European Union, of a symposium entitled “Effective Public Policy on Carbon Pricing in Support of Climate Objectives: Views from North America and Europe.”

Ditte Juul Jørgensen, Director-General for Energy, European Commission

EEMI Conducts Meeting with European Commission Director-General for Energy

On January 27, 2022, EEMI faculty met with European Commission Director-General for Energy Ditte Juul Jorgenson and other European Commission officials to discuss a partnership between GW and the European Commission to promote worldwide sustainability, including energy security and response to the global climate change challenge.

EEMI Professor Scott Sklar addresses one of the sessions

EEMI Conducts Microgrid Controls Demonstration on Foggy Bottom Campus

On February 25, 2022, EEMI conducted a day-long microgrid controls demonstration at GW’s Potomac Plaza, next to the Gelman Library.

Prof. Deason ran the graduation celebration as the School Marshall

2022 Graduation Celebration

In the first in-person graduation event since the beginning of the COVID pandemic in early 2020, the 2022 Environmental and Energy Management graduates participated among the more than 700 graduate and undergraduate School of Engineering and Applied Science students who graduated on May 13, 2022.

Leadership in our time flyer

EEMI Conducts Widely Attended Webinars with Senior European Commission Officials

During the Spring and early Summer semesters, EEMI conducted two webinars with senior European Commission officials as part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen GW’s partnership with the European Union.

Drought Impacts at Lake Mead - courtesy of Newsweek

EEMI Quoted in Major Media

EEM Professor Jonathan Deason was quoted extensively in a Newsweek magazine article about the current U.S. megadrought

EEM Master’s graduate Stephanie Gonzalez presenting her winning paper

News of EEM Students and Faculty

News of EEM Students and Faculty from the Spring and Summer 2022

GW Professor's Gate

Three State-of-the-Art EEM Graduate Courses Being Offered in Fall 2022

This Fall semester we are offering three graduate environmental and energy courses that have been designed specifically to capture the polices and priorities of the Biden/Harris administration. Content and registration information can be seen on these flyers: 


Newsletter Editor: Sierra Gabriel

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