THE CENTER FOR ENERGY STUDIES (CES) is mandated to provide energy information and analysis that responds to the needs of the legislature, public agencies, and business and civic groups. The Center maintains some unique energy data bases and is the official repository of energy information from the state and The Energy Council. Staff respond regularly to requests from a wide variety of individuals and institutions for specialized energy data and information.
Wei-Hsung Wang, professor at the Center for Energy Studies and director of the LSU Radiation Safety Office, was elected fellow of the Health Physics Society at its 60th annual meeting awards banquet in Indianapolis on July 14, 2015. The honor is limited to less than one-half of one percent of the society’s members.
The LSU Center for Energy Studies will host its annual Energy Summit™ on Wednesday, October 21, at the Energy, Coast & Environment Building on the LSU campus.
Cartographers with the Louisiana Geological Survey at LSU have won “Best of Category in the Recreational/Travel Map Category” in this year’s Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) Map Competition. Lisa Pond and Robert Paulsell’s “Bayou Teche Paddle Trail and Historical and Cultural Map” took the prestigious honor at the 42nd CaGIS Map Design Competition, for maps created in 2014, at Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland, March 7, 2015.
The Center will co-host a one-day workshop titled "Gulf Coast Disaster Readiness: A Past, Present and Future Look at Power and Industry Readiness in MISO South" on Tuesday, August 18, 2015.
The Center for Energy Studies is now accepting applications for its three scholarships. The application deadline for the fall semester is June 29, 2015.
In the presentation "Deepwater Cost Estimation & Removal Forecast in the Gulf of Mexico," CES Professor Mark Kaiser provides an analysis of decommissioning costs in the Gulf of Mexico.
CES Executive Director David Dismukes gave the keynote address at the "Industry on the Move: What's Next?" event Tuesday, May 5, 2015.
In early March, faculty representing all five of LSU’s research campuses were awarded grants totaling $500,000 through the LIFT2 Grant Program. More than $71,000 was awarded in support of energy-related research.
On February 18, LSU’s Office of Research and Economic Development, with Communications and University Relations, launched an initiative to promote the University’s considerable breadth and depth of energy-related research.