July 17, 2014
Gregory and Dzombak to Speak at State Department Power Course
Hamershlag University Professor and CEE Department Head Dave Dzombak along with Professor Kelvin Gregory will jointly give a talk entitled “Energy and Water Nexus” at the Foreign and Civil Service Officer Energy: Power Generation Training Course on Friday, July 18th. Dzombak will discuss the significant need for water in electric power production and alternative water sources being developed for this purpose. Gregory’s talk will discuss the management of produced water from hydraulic fracturing operations in unconventional gas development.
The course is hosted by the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Institute and organized by the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). The week-long event, held in Pittsburgh, includes participants from the U.S. Department of State's Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Commerce, and NETL. Additionally, members of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Energy Resources covering the areas of Energy Diplomacy - Office of the Middle East and Asia, Energy Governance and Access - Office of Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy, and Energy Transformation - Office of Electricity and Energy Efficiency will be attending.