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UH & UH Energy 's Edward Hirs shares the latest news dealing with the TX Public Utility Commission & #electricity rates.
ENDS MARCH 31: Any full-time or part-time student that attends University of Houston, UHDowntown, UH-Clear Lake, Texas Southern University & Prairie View A&M is encouraged to participate in the 'Net zero by 2050' Writing and Poster competition! Cash prizes up to $3,000 available!
UH Doctoral student, Masoud Ghahremanloo, worked with associate professor Yunsoo Choi of UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics to create a model designed to give more accurate estimates of NO2 concentrations on the Earth’s surface. #UHResearch
Elemental Zoning Enhances Mass Transport in Zeolite Catalyst for Methanol-to-Hydrocarbons
Superior performance for ZSM-5 crystal with siliceous (zoned) exterior rim
Team: UH_RimerGroup UH Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering National Institute of Standards and Technology Stanford University & Utrecht University
UH researchers Abdul Latif Khan and Xiaonan Shan from
UH Cullen College of Engineering/Cullen College of Engineering-Technology Division are helping to develop a program to teach underserved farmers how to improve their crop production by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing carbon removal.
A recent report by the International Energy Agency took the fossil fuel industry to task over curbing methane emissions. Victor Flatt of UH Law Center says correction starts with a level playing field. Here's more via Houston Chronicle:
Undergrad and grad students are asked to explore what a #NetZero world will look like in 2050 with our writing/poster contest. Cash prizes up to $3k! Deadline is March 31. Open to students at University of Houston, UHDowntown, UH-Clear Lake, Prairie View A&M & Texas Southern University!
ICYMI: UH Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences doctoral student Masoud Ghahremanloo and associate professor yunsoo choi , collaborated with several UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics doctoral students to develop an improved A.I. method for measuring surface nitrogen dioxide levels via satellite technology.
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Houston Energy Transition Initiative (HETI) seeks junior & senior undergrads for internship roles designed to develop an understanding of the energy industry and its impact on the Houston economy.
It’s been a fantastic week for HETI!
We hosted the Energy Ventures Pitch Competition, Innovators Dinner & HETI House with Secretary Jennifer Granholm, 𝘾𝙝𝙧𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙤𝙥𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙎𝙠𝙚𝙚𝙩𝙚 and Sylvester Turner, and unveiled energycapitalhtx.com.
⚡Our week isn’t over yet – Catch us at #SXSW ! houston.org/sxsw