Past Events

Contact Amy Mast to add an upcoming energy-related event to this list. 

Friday, March 10, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

The University of Michigan Center for Sustainable Systems welcomes Argonne National Laboratory scientist Tom Stephens, who will be presenting research from a recent multi-lab study entitled "Estimated Bounds and Important Factors for Fuel Use and Consumer Costs of Connected and Automated Vehicles." 

Co-Hosts: U-M Mobility Transformation Center,  U-M Energy Institute

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Professor Ion Bogdan Vasi, Department of Sociology, University of Iowa, talks about "Here Comes the Sun.  Social Movements, Industry Associations, and Consumer Behaviors in the Residential Solar Photovoltaics Market".

Thursday, February 09, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Saving Place, Saving Grace” is the story of a Trappist monastery’s struggle for viability by embracing an intense sustainability initiative. The active engagement of several passionate U-M students via their Masters Project—provided actionable ways in which this community could not only survive, but thrive. To reserve your spot please register here or for more information, please contact Wendy Boyle.

Question and Answer session immediately following, featuring:

Andy Hoffman - Erb Faculty Professor and Project Advisor

Thursday, February 09, 2017
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Beyond Carbon Neutral Seminar Series welcomes: John Field, Research Scientist at the Colorado State University Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, to talk about "What can ecosystem models tell us about carbon-negative bioenergy".

Thursday, February 9th, 4:00pm-5:30pm, Rackham Auditorium, West Room.

Light refreshments provided.

Thursday, February 09, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Valerie Thomas
Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Date:        Thursday, February 9, 2017
Time:        3:00 p.m.
Location:  1005 EECS
Thursday, February 09, 2017 to Friday, February 10, 2017
(All day)

The inaugural Michigan University-wide Sustainability and Environment (MUSE) conference will foster connections and new collaborations across the broad suite of sustainability and environment-related research at the University of Michigan.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
An Experiment in Environmental Economics: Understanding Energy Efficiency and Electricity Reliability
Robyn Meeks, PhD

Assistant Professor of Environmental Economics, School of Natural Resources & Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 Riordan Frost, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Public Administration at the American University will speak on "How Green is Your State? Constructing a modern state environmental index".

Thursday, February 02, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

The Erb Colloquium series welcomes Professor Massimo Tavoni, who will talk about integrated assessment tools to assist with climate change policy decisions. 


Tuesday, January 31, 2017
8:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Location: Palmer Commons (Forum Hall Palmer Commons)

The annual Water@Michigan event highlights diverse water-focused research on campus, connects water researchers from a broad range of campus units, and fosters discussions to help spark future projects. This event is designed to provide many opportunities for participants to hear about current research efforts, explore new research ideas, and expand their research networks with others on-campus and regional water organizations, agencies, and businesses.