From November 29 through December 3, 2021, the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) held the 17th World Water Congress at Daegu in the Republic of Korea. Under the theme Foundations for Global Water Security and Resilience: Knowledge, Technology and Policy, and focused on resilience and solutions to respond to rising challenges, the Opening Ceremony of the 17th World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) included the presence of national authorities and experts from all continents and many international organizations, including the Ministry of Environment of Korea, and representatives from FAO, IFAD, the World Bank, OECD, UNESCO, ESCAP, the World Water Council and the European Union, and more.
The Texas A&M Energy Institute has developed a novel optimization and machine learning-based framework that introduces a benchmark of the average price of energy in the United States as a comprehensive, reliable, and easily interpretable instrument for policymakers to determine the quantitative effects of various energy related policies.
Three members of Dr. Stratos Pistikopoulos’ research group — Yuhe Tian, Burcu Beykal, and Styliani Avraamidou — have recently accepted faculty positions at major universities. According to Pistikopoulos, director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute and Dow Chemical Chair in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, the fact that three members of his group have taken faculty positions at nearly the same time is quite significant.
Three Manufacturing USA® institutes — IACMI, RAPID, and REMADE — are hosting a special series of webinars on Careers in Clean Energy Innovation. On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. CDT, Dr. Styliani Avraamidou, an Assistant Research Scientist in the Texas A&M Energy Institute, will be one of the panelists for a panel discussion on the latest trends in careers for the Circular Economy, advanced composites, and process intensification.
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