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February 2018

February R&T Forum – Shaping a greener future for New York by Reimaging the State’s Canals utilizing concepts of the Green Chemistry Belt of the Rhein-Main-Danube Canal System

February 21, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
SyracuseCoE Headquarters, 727 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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REGISTER Waterways are more and more attractive to industry for transporting raw materials, especially energy crops and their residues from agriculture, forestry and food production operations. In addition, a growing demand for green products and materials provide economic, ecological and social sustainability. In this Research & Technology Forum, Dr. Klaus Doelle will discuss the possibility of utilizing New York’s Canal System as a statewide regional revitalization and transportation system, to bridge the gap between bioenergy and petro-based chemicals. The presentation…

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April 2018

April R&T Forum: Personalized Environmental Control Systems

April 25, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
SyracuseCoE Headquarters, 727 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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REGISTER: ATTEND IN PERSON | ATTEND VIA WEBINAR  In 2015, a team of researchers and engineers led by Prof. H. Ezzat Khalifa at Syracuse University was one of 11 teams selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop technologies that regulate the thermal environment around building occupants, rather than the entire building. DOE has determined that doing so would save the US >15% of the large amount of energy used for building HVAC. Prof. Khalifa and his team…

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May 2018

May R&T Forum: Creating Resilient Heating Systems for Extreme Weather Events

May 16, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
SyracuseCoE Headquarters, 727 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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ATTEND IN PERSON | JOIN VIA WEBINAR Extreme weather events including hurricanes, snow storms and ice storms are a growing challenge as one of the many effects of global climate change. Combating this obstacle through resilient technology is one of the engineering challenges of the 21st Century. Ryan's research has investigated innovative ways of combining conventional combustion systems with solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). The burners act as a hydrocarbon reformer while generating thermal energy for SOFC operation. This presentations…

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November 2018

November R&T Forum: U.S. Policy Options to Decrease Emissions of Carbon Dioxide to Mitigate Changing Climate

November 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
SyracuseCoE Headquarters, 727 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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REGISTER HERE Join Via Webinar Carbon dioxide is the dominant human-generated greenhouse gas responsible for changing climate. The two largest sources of carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. are from electric utilities and transportation activities. In 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found that greenhouse gases are a threat to public health, their emissions needed to be regulated. In 2009 though the Endangerment Finding, the EPA indeed found that climate change is…

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December 2018

Dec R&T Forum – UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings: A Living Showcase of What’s Possible

December 12, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
SyracuseCoE Virtual Webinar, 727 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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The UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings is a first-of-its-kind technology, innovation and collaboration center showcasing United Technologies products and integrated systems. Located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, the center features solutions and interactive displays from UTC’s Comfort, Control and Security brands (CCS), creating a living showcase of what’s possible when technologies are implemented intelligently and integrated to increase efficiency, protect people and property, and enhance the occupant experience. This presentation will focus mainly on the building’s HVAC innovations, and, time-permitting,…

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January 2019

January R&T Forum – Small Packaged Heat Pumps: Rethinking Everything

January 29, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
SyracuseCoE Virtual Webinar, 727 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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Heat pumps are a key strategy for eliminating fossil fuel use, being promoted by everyone from savvy HVAC contractors to national environmental groups to city and state agencies, but split system heat pumps are costly. Wouldn't a small packaged solution be a hit in the market? Multifamily per-room heat loss is becoming so small, whether through deep energy retrofits or high-performance new construction, that a small packaged heat pump might really be JUST what’s needed for widespread adoption. Imagine: no refrigerant…

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February 2019

Feb Research & Technology Forum – From the Front Lines: Deep Energy Retrofit Solutions

February 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
SyracuseCoE Virtual Webinar, 727 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) has partnered with the Dutch initiative EnergieSprong to challenge market development of feasible deep energy retrofits. Beginning with six pilot projects focused on affordable multifamily housing, teams throughout the State search to flush out demand forecasts, industry investment, and regulatory constraints to drive market transforming solutions to net zero, or near net zero retrofits targeting the State’s existing building stock.  Where do the origins of this concept lie? This leads us…

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March 2019

SyracuseCoE Research & Technology Forum – Engineered by Corning, Designed by Syracuse Architecture: The Architectural Applications of Corning® Willow Glass®

March 19, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
SyracuseCoE Headquarters, 727 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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REGISTER NOW! ATTEND IN PERSON | JOIN VIA WEBINAR   Dr. Daekwon Park (Assistant Professor at Syracuse School of Architecture) and Dr. Sean Garner (Senior Research Associate at Corning Inc.) discuss the experimental collaboration process between designers at Syracuse School of Architecture and scientists at Corning Incorporated. The collaboration was conducted as a semester-long directed research studio course for the Master of Science students at Syracuse School of Architecture. Dr. Daekwon Park and his students focused on developing creative and innovative…

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April 2019

SyracuseCoE Research & Technology Forum – Up, Up, and Away: Using Drones for Earth Sciences and Geospatial Research and Teaching

April 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Syracuse CoE Headquarters, 727 E Washington St
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States
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  REGISTER NOW! ATTEND IN PERSON | JOIN VIA WEBINAR Unoccupied aerial vehicles (UAVs), a.k.a. drones, are emerging technologies that are transforming numerous industries. In the environmental field, UAVs are changing the ways we monitor and collect data on land and over water, revolutionizing the quality and frequency of remote data collection that has previously been conducted via planes or satellites.  In this Research and Technology Forum, you will hear from two Syracuse University faculty members who are applying UAVs in…

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November 2019

Driving Entrepreneurship: Exploring Models of Innovation and Supports, A SyracuseCoE R&T Forum

November 20, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
727 East Washington Street, 727 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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REGISTER In Person | Webinar   Innovation and entrepreneurship come in many shapes and sizes. At this month’s SyracuseCoE Research & Technology forum, we will focus on different models of innovation and growth, including an award-winning student-led start-up, PAANI, that has developed clean water solutions for global health; an internal model of innovation in a global company, Ramboll, that engages students and the community to leverage hyperspectral imaging to address harmful algae blooms; and a federal agency, U.S. Trade Development Agency, that provides grant…

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January 2020

Occupant Behavior Driven Smart Building Controls, A SyracuseCoE Research & Technology Forum

January 21, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Bing Dong and students controlling building sensors

REGISTER: IN-PERSON | WEBINAR   In the US, people spend 87% of their time in buildings. Understanding dynamic occupant presence and thermal comfort needs is crucial to ensuring that building design and operations provide healthy and productive living and working environments. Occupant behavior is becoming a leading factor for building energy use, but there are challenges to studying occupant behaviors, as they are complex and ever-changing. Privacy issues and the high cost of sensors can make data collection difficult. The…

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February 2020

New York’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: A SyracuseCoE R&T Forum

February 18, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
SyracuseCoE Headquarters, 727 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States
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It is an exciting time to be an entrepreneur in Central New York! Learn about NYS business supports.

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March 2020

CANCELED: Can Next-Gen AC Technology be the key to Grid-Interactive Buildings and a Carbon-Free Grid?

March 12, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

This Research & Technology Forum has been canceled. Visit https://syracuse.edu/coronavirus for more information on SU's COVID-19 prevention protocol. Stay well!   “Growing demand for air conditioning is one of the most critical blind spots in today’s energy debate.” ~ Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)   Building cooling accounts for 20% of the total electricity used in buildings worldwide. And, this consumption is growing fast. If present trends continue, air conditioning electricity demand is expected to triple by 2050.…

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July 2020

Experts Agree on Aerosol Transmission of COVID-19: How Can Schools Manage Indoor Air to Stop the Spread? A SyracuseCoE Research & Technology Forum

July 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
SyracuseCoE Virtual Webinar, 727 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States

A new school year is beginning soon. Understanding the ventilation and air quality of indoor spaces is critically important. With strong recommendations from 239 scientists from 32 countries, including faculty from Syracuse University, the World Health Organization is now acknowledging the evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted through aerosol droplets. Viral particles become airborne when people sneeze, cough, sing, talk or breath. As students return to campuses and classrooms, how can faculty, teachers and building managers optimize ventilation and filtration…

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September 2020

Air Purifiers & Airflows: Minimizing COVID-19 Risk in Classrooms

September 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
SyracuseCoE Virtual Webinar, 727 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210 United States

REGISTER How do we minimize COVID-19 infection risk when we return to school? Students are heading back to classrooms. Undetected, there may be one who’s infected by COVID-19. Beyond masking, what are the options for teachers and administrators to minimize the spread of disease through the air?   Join us as we talk with Central New York experts about how air can be replaced or purified to help protect classmates and teachers.   When do portable air purifiers make a…

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