LUNCH TIME SEMINAR SERIES
January 16, 2001
Paul Rutter, Green Operations Technology
British Petroleum-Amoco, United Kingdom Division
January 18, 2001
Scott Farrow, Carnegie Mellon, EPP-Center for the Study and Improvement
"Merging Risk Assessment and Real Options: A Proposal for a Quantitative
Approach to the Precautionary Principle"
February 1, 2001
Minh Ha Duong, Carnegie Mellon, EPP-HDGC and Centre Internationale
de Recherche sur L'Environment et le Development (CIRED) France
"Transparency and Control in Engineering Integrated Assessment
February 8, 2001
Ed Rubin, Carnegie Mellon, EPP-Center for Energy and Environmental
"Multi-Pollutant Emission Control of Electric Power Plants"
February 22, 2001
Wes Cohen, Carnegie Mellon, EPP-SDS
"Protecting Their Intellectual Assets: Appropriability Conditions
and Why U.S. Manufacturing Firms Patent (and Not)"
March 1, 2001
Henry Willis, Carnegie Mellon, EPP-HDGC
"It's Not Easy Thinking Green: Public Perceptions of Ecological
March 8, 2001
Scott Matthews, Research Director, Carnegie Mellon, Graduate School
of Industrial Administration, Green Design Initiative "Economic
and Environmental Implications of Online Retailing: A Case Study of
March 15, 2001
Rahul Tongia, Carnegie Mellon, EPP
"Telecom and Data Networks in India: The Other Infrastructure"
March 22, 2001
Mike Dekay, Carnegie Mellon, EPP-Heinz School of Public Policy and
"Reversals in Assessments of Outcome Utilities: The Result of
Precautionary Decision Making?"
March 29, 2001
Felicia Wu-Morris, CMU, Carnegie Mellon, EPP
"Applying Quantitative Formulations of the Precautionary Principle
to Evaluation of Bt Corn Risks and Benefits"
April 5, 2001
David Dzombak, CMU-Civil and Environmental Engineering
"Testifying in Congress: Lessons from the Pros"
April 12, 2001
Mark Rosenzwieg, Economics Chair, University of Pennsylvania
"Population Growth, Income Growth and Deforestation: Management
of Village Common Land in India"
April 24, 2001
Udaya Rao, Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Lab
"Materials R & D for Fossil Energy Power Systems"
May 3, 2001
Peter Reinelt, EPP-HDGC
"Betting with the Planet: Uncertain Knowledge and Global Warming
May 25, 2001
Bill Gunter, Alberta Research Council in Edmonton, Canada
"Mitigation of CO2: Geological Use and Storage"
June 7, 2001
Rita Bajura, DOE-National Energy Technology Laboratory
June 12, 2001
Anand Patwardhan, India Institute of Technology
"Historical Patterns of Tropical Storm Incidence and Impacts
on the East Coast of India"
June 21, 2001
Hadi Dowlatabadi, EPP-HDGC,
What I Have Learned Over the Last 10 Years"
August 29, 2001
Hisham Zerriffi, CMU-Doctoral Candidate
Political Power: Electricity Planning and the Uncertain Transition
From Conflict in the Palestinian Case
September 5, 2001
Alex Farrell, CMU-HDGC
The design of environmental assessments: Evidence on the effectiveness
of processes to provide scientific advice to policy-makers
September 12, 2001
Benoit Morel, EPP
Terrorism and Foreign Policy
September 19, 2001
Stephen Farber, University of Pittsburgh
Valuing Coastal Barrier Islands
September 26, 2001
Tim Johnson, CMU-Doctoral Candidate
"Fossil Electricity with CO2 Sequestration: How Unit Dispatch,
Natural Gas Prices and Initial Conditions Determine the Cost of Controlling
October 3, 2001
Jeffrey Hunker, Heinz School
"Cyber Security and the Problems of Network Externalities"
October 10, 2001
Julie Downs, CMU-SDS
"Sexual Decision-Making: An Application of Mental Models to Adolescent
October 24, 2001
David Keith, CMU-EPP-HDGC
"Mitigating CO2 Emissions in Canada: Acid Gas on my Summer Holidays"
October 29, 2001
Nick Shorr, Post doctoral Candidate, Wakeforest College
"Why Campo Alegrans are more worried about weeds than about trees
or soils: Impacts and understandings in the intensification of swidden
October 31, 2001
Benoit Morel, EPP Faculty
"How Rational Are 'Rational' Options?"
November 5, 2001
Alex Farrell, CEIC/EPP/ HDGC Faculty
"Recent developments in CO2 and Other Emission Trading"
November 7, 2001
Manoj Guha, American Electric Power Co
"The Role of Coal in Sustainable World Energy Developments and
Why Carbon Sequestration Will be Necessary Under Every Possible Scenarios"
November 14, 2001
Wes Cohen, CMU-SDC Faculty
"Links and Impacts: The Influence of Public Research on Industrial
December 3, 2001
Dr. V. Aatre, Scientific Advisor and Secretary, Ministry of Defense,
December 5, 2001
Conrad Steenkamp, CMU-HDGC
"Expert planning, development aid and environmental conservation:
The case of the Makuleke Ecotourism Project"
December 12, 2001
Scott Farrow, EPP-CSIR Faculty
"Pollution Trading in Water Quality Limited Area: Use of Benefits
Assessment and Trading Ratios"