Daily Archives: November 4, 2011

CERT holds second green energy conference

Cover of program for Second International Conference on Green and Sustainable TechnologyEnergy researchers from around the world will gather at the Proximity Hotel in Greensboro on Monday and Tuesday for the Second International Conference on Green and Sustainable Technology. (Here’s the program.)

The event is organized by A&T’s Center for Energy Research and Technology.

Plenary speakers will include James C.  Dalton, Chief of the Engineering and Construction Community of Practice, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Markus Buehler of the Center for Materials Science and Engineering and Center for Computational Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Anthony Roper, Deputy Secretary, North Carolina Department of Transportation; Volker Hartkopf, director of the Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics at Carnegie Mellon University; and Joshua Kneifel, economist with the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Researchers from a number of U.S. institutions and from Australia, Germany, India, Iran, Nigeria, Poland, and Turkey will present research papers.

The conference is sponsored by N.C. A&T, Advanced Energy, Lockheed Martin, the North Carolina Community Development Initiative, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Progress Energy, and the Proximity Hotel.