This session provides the current trends in issues related to Energy System Innovation and the Environment, and covers the following:
- Energy System Innovation Education in Engineering Programs.
- The Impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data in Energy System Innovation.
- Environmental issues in implementing Innovative Energy Systems.
- The impact of Energy System Innovation on future energy requirements.
For those interested in: Academia-Industry Connections, Advocacy and Policy, and New Members
Tooran Emami is associate professor of Electrical Engineering in the Department of Engineering at the U. S. Coast Guard Academy. Her research interests is in control systems and particularly are Proportional Integral Derivative (PID) controller design, robust control, time delay, compensator design for continuous-time and discrete-time systems, robust control of solid oxide fuel cell gas turbine, and analog or digital filter design.
Dr. Gude is an associate professor of environmental engineering at Mississippi State University. Prof. Gude has published over 125 scholarly publications including 75 highly regarded discipline specific journals, 5 books, 35 peer-reviewed conference proceedings and 15 invited book chapters. Prof. Gude is a licensed professional engineer in the state of New Mexico and a board certified environmental engineer (also known as "Diplomate of Environmental Engineering") by AAEES. Prof. Gude is the Associate Editor of ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering and Water Environment Research Journals and He serves on editorial boards of numerous journals including Nature Clean Water and Renewable Energy Journals.
Prof. Bala Maheswaran received his M.S. and Ph.D. in experimental solid state Physics, and MSEE in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University. He is currently a senior faculty in the First-Year Engineering Program at Northeastern University. He has contributed and authored over seventy publications consisting of original research and education related papers, and conference proceedings. He also has been a part of paper presentations, workshops and panel discussions in several national and international conferences. He is the Division Chair of Engineering Physics Division, ASEE; Chair-elect and executive board member, ASEE-NE Section; the co-chair of TASME Conference (Technological Advances in Science, Medicine and Engineering), and Academic Member of Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), and the Head, Electrical Engineering Unit, ATINER.
Paul Dykshoorn serves as Director of the Engineering Technology Department at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia, OH, where his responsibilities include providing overall leadership to the department, expanding engineering technology academic programs, developing program policies and procedures and building partnerships with regional business and industry. Dykshoorn earned a Master of Science in Engineering Science and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. and has worked several years in the engineering field as a research engineer at Babcock & Wilcox Company and as an engineering technology professor at Stark State College.
Professor of Environmental Engineering at Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio. A registered Professional engineer, professional hydrologist and Board Certified Environmental Engineer.