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.
David Dismukes, CES executive director, presented "Energy Prices and the Outlook for the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale," to the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, Wednesday, January 28, 2015.
At a meeting of the Clean Cities Coalition on November 5, 2014, David Dismukes, executive director, LSU Center for Energy Studies, provided an overview of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan, or CPP.
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources announced that the Senate passed her United States-Israel Energy Cooperation Enhancement legislation. The bill, which passed the Committee in December, was included as part of the broad, bipartisan United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act.
The LSU School of the Coast & Environment's Department of Environmental Sciences, the LSU Department of Chemical Engineering, the LSU Office of Research & Economic Development, with support from major chemical companies sponsored a one-day workshop addressing the challenges and research needs for long-term sustainability of the chemical industry.
The LSU Law Center presents "Emerging Issues at the Intersection of Energy and Water" October 3 at the LSU Law Center McKernan Law Auditorium.
CES Executive Director David Dismukes spoke at the Southern Governors Association meeting in Little Rock August 16 on the economic opportunities arising in energy-based manufacturing in the southern states.
CES hosted Energy Summit 2014 on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.
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David E. Dismukes has been named executive director for the Center for Energy Studies. He replaces Allan Pulsipher, who will continue at the Center as associate executive director.
On May 9, Environmental Sciences graduate student Emily Jackson was awarded the LSU School of the Coast & Environment Outstanding Student Thesis Award for 2013-2014. Her thesis “Hydraulic Fracturing: A Look at the Haynesville Shale and the Environmental Effects of Fracking,” estimates an inventory of water use, air emissions, and chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing and drilling process. David Dismukes served as her lead professor on the research project.
Energy and environmental historian and consultant Jason P. Theriot will discuss his recent book American Energy, Imperiled Coast, Monday, June 9, 5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., in the Dalton J. Woods Auditorium, LSU Energy, Coast & Environment Building.
American Shale & Manufacturing Partnership Discussion Series
Friday, May 9, 2014, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Hilton Capitol Center, Baton Rouge, La.
CES hosted a panel discussion on the future of energy on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in the Dalton J. Woods auditorium in the Energy, Coast & Envoronment building.