Carnegie Mellon University

Sept. 8: Carnegie Mellon's Pradeep K. Khosla and Andy Gellman Join NETL Lab Tour With U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu

Contact: Chriss Swaney / 412-268-5776 / swaney@andrew.cmu.edu

Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon’s Pradeep K. Khosla and Andy Gellman
Join NETL Lab Tour With U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu


Event: Carnegie Mellon University’s Pradeep K. Khosla and Andy Gellman will join U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and a handful of government and academic leaders to tour ongoing energy research at the National Energy Technology Labs (NETL) in West Virginia.

Khosla, the Dowd University Professor and dean of Carnegie Mellon’s top-ranked College of Engineering, has been instrumental in supporting energy research throughout the university and the college. Gellman, head of the Chemical Engineering Department at Carnegie Mellon, is research director of a university consortium with researchers from Carnegie Mellon, the University of Pittsburgh, Penn State University, West Virginia University and Virginia Tech.  The consortium is spearheaded by the NETL to design more efficient uses of fossil fuels.

In addition to lab tours, the Carnegie Mellon faculty also will attend a roundtable luncheon where a variety of energy issues will be discussed.

When: 10 a.m. to noon, Sept. 8.

Where: 3610 Collins Ferry Road, Morgantown, W.Va.

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