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Challenges facing food engineering  

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Abstract Food engineering (FE) was identified as a promising field in the mid-20th century. In the succeeding years, demand for food engineers in industry has continued unabated, but the field, in an academic sense, has not quite lived up to its potential. Yet, the coming challenges of the 21st century offer many opportunities for persons with FE training. This article is based on a plenary session held during the Conference of Food Engineering 2012, in Leesburg, Virginia, USA, and consists of a compilation of opinions of the authors. In order to develop further, FE needs to shed its historical mindset, and embrace a broader vision of its scope to include product, internal human and industrial processes, equipment, package and sensor/automation engineering. Training in FE could be vital to helping address issues such as water availability and quality, health and wellness, food safety, energy and sustainability. A number of 21st century developments will drive this change, including world population growth and aging; the digital universe, “big data” and informatics; personalization, food, health and wellness; food security, environment, sustainability and social responsibility; and the innovation ecosystem (open innovation and partnerships). Food engineering education will also have to change to keep pace with the extraordinary expansion of knowledge, the availability of virtual tools, diminishing funding and laboratory resources, and the possibility of creating partnerships between industry and academia. Studying inner transport phenomena, utilization of new techniques, such as micro processing for modeling and simulation of the digestion system, bioavailability, satiety, DNA predisposition, and nutrigenomics offer unique opportunities. The case of FE in UK and Europe are addressed, where consortia involving different industries have been able to partner to focus on problems with a common scientific theme to leverage their efforts. Finally, the experience of one food company in hiring food engineers as well as chemical engineers is highlighted, together with their interview processes and criteria. While this represents a collection of the opinions of the individual authors, it is hoped that the discussion stimulates a more wide-ranging conversation about FE to enable it to develop further into the 21st century.

I. Sam Saguy; R. Paul Singh; Tim Johnson; Peter J. Fryer; Sudhir K. Sastry

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Challenges in future linear colliders  

SciTech Connect

For decades, electron-positron colliders have been complementing proton-proton colliders. But the circular LEP, the largest e-e+ collider, represented an energy limit beyond which energy losses to synchrotron radiation necessitate moving to e-e+ linear colliders (LCs), thereby raising new challenges for accelerator builders. Japanese-American, German, and European collaborations have presented options for the Future Linear Collider (FLC). Key accelerator issues for any FLC option are the achievement of high enough energy and luminosity. Damping rings, taking advantage of the phenomenon of synchrotron radiation, have been developed as the means for decreasing beam size, which is crucial for ensuring a sufficiently high rate of particle-particle collisions. Related challenges are alignment and stability in an environment where even minute ground motion can disrupt performance, and the ability to monitor beam size. The technical challenges exist within a wider context of socioeconomic and political challenges, likely necessitating continued development of international collaboration among parties involved in accelerator-based physics.

Swapan Chattopadhyay; Kaoru Yokoya

2002-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

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The Electricity Transmission System Future Vision & Grid Challenges  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Future Vision & Grid Challenges Future Vision & Grid Challenges Summary Results of Breakout Group Discussions Electricity Transmission Workshop Double Tree Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia November 1, 2012 Breakout Group Discussion Overview Future Vision and Grid Challenges Each of the four breakout groups identified the key challenges facing the grid as it integrates all of the various technologies that are (or will be) deployed while ensuring a safe, reliable, and cost-effective system as described in the Future Vision. Utilizing the Grid Tech Team framework, each group identified integration challenges through a systems-based discussion that addressed all of the following topics: * Grid Visibility What challenges in the informational domain (sensors and relays, AMIs, PMUs, end-use energy

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Research Projects to Address Technical Challenges Facing Small...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Research Projects to Address Technical Challenges Facing Small Oil and Natural Gas Producers Selected by DOE for Further Development Research Projects to Address Technical...

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Challenges in the face of uncertainty  

SciTech Connect

Opinions of the Interim Director of the Global Environment Program of Cornell University are presented. The focus is on obstacles to the implementation by policymakers of actions needed to address climate change. A major obstacle preventing action is stated to be the uncertainties involved in climate predictions. It is proposed that rapid, comprehensive action is required to meet the challenges posed by climate predictions, regardless of the inherent uncertainties. Aspects of future climate which are relatively certain are discussed, including continued greenhouse effects for the next several decades, a greater warming effect at higher altitudes, more warming in the winter, and linkage of all other aspects of climate to temperature changes. Aspects of climatic change which pose particular problems regarding predictability are also discussed.

Oglesby, R.T. [Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States)

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Future Challenges for Linked APIs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract. A number of approaches combine the principles and technologies of Linked Data and RESTful services. Services and APIs are thus enriched by, and contribute to, the Web of Data. These resource-centric approaches, referred to as Linked APIs, focus on flexibility and the integration capabilities of Linked Data. We use our experience in teaching students on how to use Linked APIs to identify the existing challenges in the area. Additionally we introduce the LAPIS catalogue, a directory for Linked APIs as basis for the research to address the identified challenges. 1

Steffen Stadtmüller; Sebastian Speiser; Andreas Harth

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CHALLENGES FACING HIGH POWER PROTON ACCELERATORS  

SciTech Connect

This presentation will provide an overview of the challenges of high power proton accelerators such as SNS, J-PARC, etc., and what we have learned from recent experiences. Beam loss mechanisms and methods to mitigate beam loss will also be discussed.

Plum, Michael A [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Money Smart Many families face the constant challenge of managing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Money Smart Relevance Many families face the constant challenge of managing limited resources correctly. Response Money Smart is a financial management program developed by the Federal Deposit Insurance knowledge, develop financial confidence, and use banking services effectively. For almost 10 years, Money

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Technology Challenges in Designing the Future Grid to Enable  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Technology Challenges in Designing the Future Grid to Enable Sustainable Energy Systems Future Grid the Future Electric Energy System #12;Technology Challenges in Designing the Future Grid to Enable Summary This white paper synthesizes technology challenges for reaching a vision of the future grid that

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Facing the Future of Brain Tumor Clinical Research  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...editorial CCR Focus Facing the Future of Brain Tumor Clinical Research Mark R. Gilbert...findings from genomic investigations of brain tumors to improve diagnosis, clinical...of the application of immunotherapy to brain tumors by key investigators in this field...

Mark R. Gilbert; Terri S. Armstrong; Whitney B. Pope; Martin J. van den Bent; Patrick Y. Wen

2014-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Accelerator Challenges and Opportunities for Future Neutrino Experiments  

SciTech Connect

There are three types of future neutrino facilities currently under study, one based on decays of stored beta-unstable ion beams ('Beta Beams'), one based on decays of stored muon beams ('Neutrino Factory'), and one based on the decays of an intense pion beam ('Superbeam'). In this paper we discuss the challenges each design team must face and the R and D being carried out to turn those challenges into technical opportunities. A new program, the Muon Accelerator Program, has begun in the U.S. to carry out the R and D for muon-based facilities, including both the Neutrino Factory and, as its ultimate goal, a Muon Collider. The goals of this program will be briefly described.

Zisman, Michael S. [Center for Beam Physics, Accelerator and Fusion Research Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720 (United States)

2011-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Challenges Facing CHP: A State-by-State Assessment (ACEEE), 2011...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Challenges Facing CHP: A State-by-State Assessment (ACEEE), 2011 Challenges Facing CHP: A State-by-State Assessment (ACEEE), 2011 For years, the American Council for an...

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Facing the Future: Encouraging Critical Cartographic Literacies In Indigenous Communities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-0368, email: jaytruman@earthlink.net Renee Pualani Louis Department of Geography, Univeristy of Hawai’I at M?noa, 2424 Maile Way Honolulu, HI USA 96822, email: reneel@hawaii.edu Albertus Hadi Pramono Department of Geography, University of Hawai... of an encompassing, innovative and pragmatic new discipline.” José Barreiro (2004) 1 © Jay T. Johnson, Renee Pualani Louis and Albertus Hadi Pramono, 2006 Facing the Future: Encouraging Critical Cartographic...

Johnson, Jay T.; Louis, Renee Pualani; Pramono, Albertus Hadi

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Facing Our Energy Challenges in a New Era of Science (2011 EFRC Forum)  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

Patricia Dehmer, Deputy Director for Science Programs at DOE, opened the May 26, 2011 EFRC Forum session, 'Global Perspectives on Frontiers in Energy Research,' with the talk, 'Facing Our Energy Challenges in a New Era of Science.' In her presentation, Dr. Dehmer gave a tutorial on the energy challenges facing our Nation and showed how the DOE research portfolio addresses those issues. The 2011 EFRC Summit and Forum brought together the EFRC community and science and policy leaders from universities, national laboratories, industry and government to discuss 'Science for our Nation's Energy Future.' In August 2009, the Office of Science established 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers. The EFRCs are collaborative research efforts intended to accelerate high-risk, high-reward fundamental research, the scientific basis for transformative energy technologies of the future. These Centers involve universities, national laboratories, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit firms, singly or in partnerships, selected by scientific peer review. They are funded at $2 to $5 million per year for a total planned DOE commitment of $777 million over the initial five-year award period, pending Congressional appropriations. These integrated, multi-investigator Centers are conducting fundamental research focusing on one or more of several 'grand challenges' and use-inspired 'basic research needs' recently identified in major strategic planning efforts by the scientific community. The purpose of the EFRCs is to integrate the talents and expertise of leading scientists in a setting designed to accelerate research that transforms the future of energy and the environment.

Dehmer, Patricia M. (Deputy Director for Science Programs at DOE)

2012-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Nanomaterials for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells; Materials Challenges Facing Electrical Energy Storate  

SciTech Connect

Symposium T: Nanomaterials for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells Polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells are under intense investigation worldwide for applications ranging from transportation to portable power. The purpose of this seminar is to focus on the nanomaterials and nanostructures inherent to polymer fuel cells. Symposium topics will range from high-activity cathode and anode catalysts, to theory and new analytical methods. Symposium U: Materials Challenges Facing Electrical Energy Storage Electricity, which can be generated in a variety of ways, offers a great potential for meeting future energy demands as a clean and efficient energy source. However, the use of electricity generated from renewable sources, such as wind or sunlight, requires efficient electrical energy storage. This symposium will cover the latest material developments for batteries, advanced capacitors, and related technologies, with a focus on new or emerging materials science challenges.

Gopal Rao, MRS Web-Editor; Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University; Karen Swider-Lyons, Naval Research Laboratory

2010-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Current Challenges and Future Scenarios for the  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

­ Foundations ­ Academic Medical Centers #12;18 Geographies US (health care reform) Europe (regulated pricing;7 Negative Returns from Industry's R&D Spend #12;8 US Health Expenditures 2007 Hospital Care 31 a constant 10% of total health care expenses for the last 40 years #12;10 A challenging, relentless business

Chen, Yiling

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Homeland Security Challenges Facing Small Water Systems in Texas  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

with small water systems to develop volun- tary assessments of the homeland security threats that they face. EPA provides assistance to small systems through education work- shops and seminars, reports and guidelines, and tutorials on CD. In 2005 EPA...

Dozier, Monty; Theodori, Gene L.; Jensen, Ricard

2007-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Research challenges towards the Future Internet  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The convergence of computer-communication networks towards an all-IP integrated network has transformed Internet in a commercial commodity that has stimulated an un-precedent offer of novel communication services that are pushing the Internet architecture ... Keywords: Cognitive networks, Data and communication security, Future internet, Green networking, Internet architecture and protocols, Optical networks, System security, Wireless networks

Marco Conti; Song Chong; Serge Fdida; Weijia Jia; Holger Karl; Ying-Dar Lin; Petri Mähönen; Martin Maier; Refik Molva; Steve Uhlig; Moshe Zukerman

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recent Advances and Future Challenges in the Modeling and Simulations...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

in the Modeling and Simulations of the injection of Urea-Water-Solution for Automotive SCR Systems Recent Advances and Future Challenges in the Modeling and Simulations of the...

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Wind Energy Status and Future Wind Engineering Challenges: Preprint  

SciTech Connect

This paper describes the current status of wind energy technology, the potential for future wind energy development and the science and engineering challenges that must be overcome for the technology to meet its potential.

Thresher, R.; Schreck, S.; Robinson, M.; Veers, P.

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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"The Future of Geothermal Energy" and Its Challenges | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Conference Paper: "The Future of Geothermal Energy" and Its Challenges Abstract The widely renowned M.I.T. study "The...

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Taking the China Challenge: China and the Future of Latin  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Taking the China Challenge: China and the Future of Latin American Economic Development Kevin P-author of the new book, The Dragon in the Room: China and the Future of Latin American Industrialization, Stanford University Press. The author would like to thank Elen Shrethsa for research as- sistance #12;Taking the China

Tufts University

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The tropical time machine: Past changes, future challenges  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Centre University of New South Wales Australia #12;Why does marine science matter? Image courtesy. Am. Meteorol. Soc. #12;Future challenges · Extend the temporal and spatial coverage of the marine about the future, as well as the past, of the Earth's climate. #12;The Past's So Bright, I Gotta Wear

Phipps, Steven J.

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Marine Biodiversity and Conservation "One of the greatest scientific challenges facing society today is understanding,  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Marine Biodiversity and Conservation "One of the greatest scientific challenges facing society W L T O N Director, Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution the way in conducting the research essential for under- standing and conserving marine biodiversity

Levin, Lisa

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CAR SHARING AND MOBILITY MANAGEMENT: FACING NEW CHALLENGES WITH TECHNOLOGY AND  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and transit linkages. Car sharing offers an alternative to satisfying the demand for individual mobil- ity1 CAR SHARING AND MOBILITY MANAGEMENT: FACING NEW CHALLENGES WITH TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATIVE BUSINESS PLANNING Conrad Wagner, Consulting Manager Strategy & Development at Mobility Car

Kammen, Daniel M.

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UNSCOM faces entirely new verification challenges in Iraq  

SciTech Connect

Starting with the very first declarations and inspections, it became evident that Iraq was not acting in good faith, would use every possible pretext to reinterpret UNSCOM's inspection rights, and occasionally would use harassment tactics to make inspections as difficult as possible. Topics considered in detail include; initial assumptions, outstanding issues, and UNSCOM's future attitude.

Trevan, T.

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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After the Tsunami — Facing the Public Health Challenges  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...work of international relief organizations. Fulfilling immediate needs on such a massive scale represents, in large part, a challenge of logistics and coordination. The most densely affected areas were Aceh Province in Indonesia (where more than 107,000 people died) and the coastal regions of Sri Lanka... Drs. Michael VanRooyen and Jennifer Leaning write that despite the massive scale of this emergency, we are better prepared than ever to deal with the immediate health threats created by the tsunami. What remains uncertain is the extent to which donors and ...

VanRooyen M.; Leaning J.

2005-02-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Issue and challenges facing rechargeable thin film lithium batteries  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

New materials hold the key to fundamental advances in energy conversion and storage, both of which are vital in order to meet the challenge of global warming and the finite nature of fossil fuels. Nanomaterials in particular offer unique properties or combinations of properties as electrodes and electrolytes in a range of energy devices. Technological improvements in rechargeable solid-state batteries are being driven by an ever-increasing demand for portable electronic devices. Lithium batteries are the systems of choice, offering high energy density, flexible, lightweight design and longer lifespan than comparable battery technologies. We present a brief historical review of the development of lithium-based thin film rechargeable batteries highlight ongoing research strategies and discuss the challenges that remain regarding the discovery of nanomaterials as electrolytes and electrodes for lithium batteries also this article describes the possible evolution of lithium technology and evaluates the expected improvements, arising from new materials to cell technology. New active materials under investigation and electrode process improvements may allow an ultimate final energy density of more than 500 Wh/L and 200 Wh/kg, in the next 5–6 years, while maintaining sufficient power densities. A new rechargeable battery technology cannot be foreseen today that surpasses this. This report will provide key performance results for thin film batteries and highlight recent advances in their development.

Arun Patil; Vaishali Patil; Dong Wook Shin; Ji-Won Choi; Dong-Soo Paik; Seok-Jin Yoon

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Freshwater biodiversity conservation: recent progress and future challenges  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Freshwater biodiversity conservation: recent progress and future challenges David L. Strayer1 Cary their marine or terrestrial counterparts. Here, we review progress in conservation of freshwater biodiversity of Ecology and Biodiversity, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People

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Fraud Detection from a Business Perspective: Future Directions and Challenges  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Fraud Detection from a Business Perspective: Future Directions and Challenges Ulrich Flegel1 and Julien Vayssière1 and Gunter Bitz2 1 SAP Research Center Karlsruhe, Germany 2 SAP Fraud Prevention. This contribution summarizes the state of the art of fraud detection in practice and shows the relations between

Flegel, Ulrich

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july/august 2005 IEEE power & energy magazine 491540-7977/05/$20.002005 IEEE SOUTH AMERICA IS FACING IMPORTANT CHALLENGES IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

IS FACING IMPORTANT CHALLENGES IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY to allow for future economic development. Current electricity market designs are being reviewed to avoid supply difficulties and couple the existing outlook of primary energy resources and the investment interest by the private sector. Examples of these developments

Catholic University of Chile (Universidad Católica de Chile)

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Middle Schoolers Face-Off in Model Car Challenge | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Schoolers Face-Off in Model Car Challenge Schoolers Face-Off in Model Car Challenge Middle Schoolers Face-Off in Model Car Challenge May 1, 2012 - 10:04am Addthis The team of James Wei, Andrew Jin, Andy Xu, Allen Guo, and Will Chang from Daniel Wright Middle School, in Lincolnshire, Illinois, built the fastest Lithium-Ion Battery Powered Model Car at this year's competition. At sub-6-second runs, their vehicle easily advanced to victory, being a full second faster than its closest rival. | Photo by Jack Dempsey, National Science Bowl. The team of James Wei, Andrew Jin, Andy Xu, Allen Guo, and Will Chang from Daniel Wright Middle School, in Lincolnshire, Illinois, built the fastest Lithium-Ion Battery Powered Model Car at this year's competition. At sub-6-second runs, their vehicle easily advanced to victory, being a full

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crop science, vol. 51, septemberoctober 2011 Along-term challenge faced by upland cotton (Gossypium  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

crop science, vol. 51, september­october 2011 ReseaRch Along-term challenge faced by upland cotton by a fundamental shift in the cotton fiber market from a primarily domestically con- sumed product to one in which nearly two-thirds of the U.S. cot- ton is now exported. Since the international cotton fiber market

Chee, Peng W.

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Oil-rich Libya faces daunting challenges after Gadhafi's death, FAU scholars say  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

by a strongman for 42 years, a country of tribes and conflicting interests, a country with oil reserves desired, there is of course the matter of Libya's substantial oil reserves. An existing gas pipeline from Libya to ItalyOil-rich Libya faces daunting challenges after Gadhafi's death, FAU scholars say By LONA O

Belogay, Eugene A.

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Expanding Opportunity and Addressing Unique Challenges Facing Women and Girls of Color  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This White House Council on Women and Girls blog discusses a report released on Nov. 12 that delves into the inequities and distinct challenges facing women of color, while examining some of the efforts underway to close unfair gaps in educational outcomes, pay, career opportunity, health disparities, and more.

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The future of IAEA safeguards: challenges and responses  

SciTech Connect

For nearly two decades, the International Atomic Energy Agency (lAEA) has been transforming its safeguards system to address the challenges posed by undeclared nuclear programs, the associated revelation of an extensive non-State nuclear procurement network and other issues, including past limits to its verification mandate and the burden of noncompliance issues. Implementing the new measures, including those in the Additional Protocol, and integrating new and old safeguards measures, remains a work in progress. Implementation is complicated by factors including the limited teclmological tools that are available to address such issues as safeguarding bulk handling facilities, detection of undeclared facilities/activities, especially related to enrichment, etc. As this process continues, new challenges are arising, including the demands of expanding nuclear power production worldwide, so-called safeguards by design for a new generation of facilities, the possible IAEA role in a fissile material cutoff treaty and other elements of the arms control and disarmament agenda, the possible role in 'rollback' cases, etc. There is no doubt safeguards will need to evolve in the future, as they have over the last decades. In order for the evolutionary path to proceed, there will inter alia be a need to identify technological gaps, especially with respect to undeclared facilities, and ensure they are filled by adapting old safeguards technologies, by developing and introducing new and novel safeguards teclmologies and/or by developing new procedures and protocols. Safeguards will also need to respond to anticipated emerging threats and to future, unanticipated threats. This will require strategic planning and cooperation among Member States and with the Agency. This paper will address challenges to IAEA safeguards and the technological possibilities and R&D strategies needed to meet those challenges in the context of the forty-year evolution of safeguards, including the ongoing transformation of safeguards by the Agency.

Pilat, Joseph F [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Budlong - Sylvester, Kory W [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Utility faces new challenges through state-of-the-art help desk  

SciTech Connect

Computer technology is putting more and more information into the hands of employees, increasing efficiency and enabling employees to {open_quotes}work smarter.{close_quotes} Supporting these employees and the technology is becoming as critical as the technology itself. Help-desk operations today are facing some of their greatest challenges ever. Solving complicated user problems, supporting increasingly complex computer applications and managing an increasing asset base are challenges faced by all help-desk organizations. Entergy Corp., a major Southeastern utility company, has consolidated help-desk operations into two operations using a single help-desk application. The new help-desk organization supports more than 10,000 users and receives approximately 450 calls each day. Users are provided with 24-hour, seven-days-a-week support.

Hansen, T.

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Trends and Future Challenges in Sampling the Deep Terrestrial Biosphere  

SciTech Connect

Research in the deep terrestrial biosphere is driven by interest in novel biodiversity and metabolisms, biogeochemical cycling, and the impact of human activities on this ecosystem. As this interest continues to grow, it is important to ensure that when subsurface investigations are proposed, materials recovered from the subsurface are sampled and preserved in an appropriate manner to limit contamination and ensure preservation of accurate microbial, geochemical, and mineralogical signatures. On February 20th, 2014, a workshop on “Trends and Future Challenges in Sampling The Deep Subsurface” was coordinated in Columbus, Ohio by The Ohio State University and West Virginia University faculty, and sponsored by The Ohio State University and the Sloan Foundation’s Deep Carbon Observatory. The workshop aims were to identify and develop best practices for the collection, preservation, and analysis of terrestrial deep rock samples. This document summarizes the information shared during this workshop.

Wilkins, Michael J.; Daly, Rebecca; Mouser, Paula J.; Trexler, Ryan; Sharma, Shihka; Cole, David R.; Wrighton, Kelly C.; Biddle , Jennifer F.; Denis, Elizabeth; Fredrickson, Jim K.; Kieft, Thomas L.; Onstott, T. C.; Peterson, Lee; Pfiffner, Susan M.; Phelps, Tommy J.; Schrenk, Matthew O.

2014-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

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The future of nuclear power in the United States : economic and regulatory challenges  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper examines the economic and regulatory challenges that must be faced by potential investors in new nuclear power plants in the United States. The historical development of the existing fleet of over 100 nuclear ...

Joskow, Paul L.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft PowerPoint - 6_Rowe-Future Challenges for Global Fuel...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Nuclear Fuel Cycle Information System (NFCIS) web site IAEA Safeguards Begins Here 4 Future Challenges for Global Fuel Cycle Material...

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IFI-aktuelt: Gjesteforelesning, C-K. Toh Future Research Challenges in Ad Hoc Networking  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

IFI-aktuelt: Gjesteforelesning, C-K. Toh Future Research Challenges in Ad Hoc Networking Fredag 23.8 kl. 13:15, Lille auditorium Future Research Challenges in Ad Hoc Networking by C-K. Toh, Ph technologies are mature, it is still a form of cellular local data network. Ad hoc mobile networks are entirely

Toh, C-K.

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CERN openlab Whitepaper on Future IT Challenges in Scientific Research  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This whitepaper describes the major IT challenges in scientific research at CERN and several other European and international research laboratories and projects. Each challenge is exemplified through a set of concrete use cases drawn from the requirements of large-scale scientific programs. The paper is based on contributions from many researchers and IT experts of the participating laboratories and also input from the existing CERN openlab industrial sponsors. The views expressed in this document are those of the individual contributors and do not necessarily reflect the view of their organisations and/or affiliates.

Di Meglio, Alberto; Purcell, Andrew

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological solution scattering: recent achievements and future challenges  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Solution X-ray and neutron scattering methods are briefly reviewed in view of their appeal and recent progress in data-analysis procedures. Specific examples are discussed highlighting the potential of the techniques and their future developments and applications to structural investigations in the post-genomics era.

Grossmann, J.G.

2007-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Future Directions, Challenges and Opportunities in Nuclear Energy  

SciTech Connect

The renaissance of nuclear energy for electricity and hydrogen production and process heat for other potential applications is moving ahead rapidly. Both near- and far-term roles are envisioned for this important energy technology, and each of these roles will have its own particular technical challenges and opportunities. Numerous power producers world-wide are actively considering the construction of new nuclear power plants for the production of electricity in the near-term. The U.S. Department of Energy has announced plans to develop both the next generation of nuclear power plants and the technology necessary to recycle used nuclear fuel. These exciting technologies will bring novel challenges to their developers and designers as they push the knowledge base in materials utilization, high temperatures and pressures, extended operating cycles, and extreme operating environments. Development of the techniques and methods to interrogate, understand, manage and control these devices will be crucial to enabling the full extension of these technologies.

Andy Klein; Jack Lance

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft PowerPoint - 6_Rowe-Future Challenges for Global Fuel Cycle Material Accounting Final_Updated.pptx  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Future Challenges Future Challenges for Global Fuel Cycle Material Accounting Nathan Rowe Chris Pickett Oak Ridge National Laboratory Nuclear Materials Management & Safeguards System Users Annual Training Meeting May 20-23, 2013 St. Louis, Missouri 2 Future Challenges for Global Fuel Cycle Material Accounting Introduction * Changing Nuclear Fuel Cycle Activities * Nuclear Security Challenges * How to Respond? - Additional Protocol - State-Level Concept - Continuity of Knowledge * Conclusion 3 Future Challenges for Global Fuel Cycle Material Accounting Nuclear Fuel Cycle Source: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Nuclear Fuel Cycle Information System (NFCIS) web site IAEA Safeguards Begins Here 4 Future Challenges for Global Fuel Cycle Material Accounting Nuclear Weapons Cycle Conversion

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The Office of Site Closure: Progress in the Face of Challenges  

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The Office of Site Closure (OSC) was formed in November 1999 when the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Environmental Management (EM) reorganized to focus specifically on site cleanup and closure. OSC's objective is to achieve safe and cost-effective cleanups and closures that are protective of our workers, the public, and the environment, now and in the future. Since its inception, OSC has focused on implementing a culture of safe closure, with emphasis in three primary areas: complete our responsibility for the Closure Sites Rocky Flats, Mound, Fernald, Ashtabula, and Weldon Spring; complete our responsibility for cleanup at sites where the DOE mission has been completed (examples include Battelle King Avenue and Battelle West Jefferson in Columbus, and General Atomics) or where other Departmental organizations have an ongoing mission (examples include the Brookhaven, Livermore, or Los Alamos National Laboratories, and the Nevada Test Site); and create a framework a nd develop specific business closure tools that will help sites close, such as guidance for and decisions on post-contract benefit liabilities, records retention, and Federal employee incentives for site closure. This paper discusses OSC's 2001 progress in achieving site cleanups, moving towards site closure, and developing specific business closure tools to support site closure. It describes the tools used to achieve progress towards cleanup and closure, such as the application of new technologies, changes in contracting approaches, and the development of agreements between sites and with host states. The paper also identifies upcoming challenges and explores options for how Headquarters and the sites can work together to address these challenges. Finally, it articulates OSC's new focus on oversight of Field Offices to ensure they have the systems in place to oversee contractor activities resulting in site cleanups and closures.

Fiore, J. J.; Murphie, W. E.; Meador, S. W.

2002-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Recapitalizing EMSL: Meeting Future Science and Technology Challenges  

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EMSL, located in Richland, Washington, is a national scientific user facility operated for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The vision that directed the development of EMSL as a problem-solving environment for environmental molecular science has led to significant scientific progress in many areas ranging from subsurface science to atmospheric sciences, and from biochemistry to catalysis. Our scientific staff and users are recognized nationally and internationally for their significant contributions to solving challenging scientific problems. We have explored new scientific frontiers and organized a vibrant and diverse user community in support of our mission as a national scientific user facility that provides integrated experimental and computational resources in the environmental molecular sciences. Users from around the world - from academia to industry and national laboratories to international research organizations - use the resources of EMSL because of the quality of science that we enable.

Felmy, Andrew R.

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear Power Plant NDE Challenges - Past, Present, and Future  

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The operating fleet of U.S. nuclear power plants was built to fossil plant standards (of workmanship, not fitness for service) and with good engineering judgment. Fortuitously, those nuclear power plants were designed using defense-in-depth concepts, with nondestructive examination (NDE) an important layer, so they can tolerate almost any component failure and still continue to operate safely. In the 30+ years of reactor operation, many material failures have occurred. Unfortunately, NDE has not provided the reliability to detect degradation prior to initial failure (breaching the pressure boundary). However, NDE programs have been improved by moving from prescriptive procedures to performance demonstrations that quantify inspection effectiveness for flaw detection probability and sizing accuracy. Other improvements include the use of risk-informed strategies to ensure that reactor components contributing the most risk receive the best and most frequent inspections. Another challenge is the recent surge of interest in building new nuclear power plants in the United States to meet increasing domestic energy demand. New construction will increase the demand for NDE but also offers the opportunity for more proactive inspections. This paper reviews the inception and evolution of NDE for nuclear power plants over the past 40 years, recounts lessons learned, and describes the needs remaining as existing plants continue operation and new construction is contemplated.

Doctor, S. R. [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, P.O. Box 999, Richland, WA 99352 (United States)

2007-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Software-Based Challenges of Developing the Future Distribution Grid  

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The software that the utility industry currently uses may be insufficient to analyze the distribution grid as it rapidly modernizes to include active resources such as distributed generation, switch and voltage control, automation, and increasingly complex loads. Although planners and operators have traditionally viewed the distribution grid as a passive load, utilities and consultants increasingly need enhanced analysis that incorporates active distribution grid loads in order to ensure grid reliability. Numerous commercial and open-source tools are available for analyzing distribution grid systems. These tools vary in complexity from providing basic load-flow and capacity analysis under steady-state conditions to time-series analysis and even geographical representations of dynamic and transient events. The need for each type of analysis is not well understood in the industry, nor are the reasons that distribution analysis requires different techniques and tools both from those now available and from those used for transmission analysis. In addition, there is limited understanding of basic capability of the tools and how they should be practically applied to the evolving distribution system. The study reviews the features and state of the art capability of current tools, including usability and visualization, basic analysis functionality, advanced analysis including inverters, and renewable generation and load modeling. We also discuss the need for each type of distribution grid system analysis. In addition to reviewing basic functionality current models, we discuss dynamics and transient simulation in detail and draw conclusions about existing software?s ability to address the needs of the future distribution grid as well as the barriers to modernization of the distribution grid that are posed by the current state of software and model development. Among our conclusions are that accuracy, data transfer, and data processing abilities are key to future distribution grid modeling, and measured data sources are a key missing element . Modeling tools need to be calibrated based on measured grid data to validate their output in varied conditions such as high renewables penetration and rapidly changing topology. In addition, establishing a standardized data modeling format would enable users to transfer data among tools to take advantage of different analysis features. ?

Stewart, Emma; Kiliccote, Sila; McParland, Charles

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PRESENT AND FUTURE OF HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities  

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PRESENT AND FUTURE OF HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities November 17 laboratories of the HPC facilities and resources. First, the EPFL high performance computing facilities of Modeling and Simulation through High Performance Computing. Leading research activities of various groups

Ceragioli, Francesca

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FUTURES OF AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY AND CHALLENGES ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND MOBILITY  

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FUTURES OF AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY AND CHALLENGES ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND MOBILITY BRANDÃ?O MONIZ for the next 10 to 20 years. But this exercise can not be focus only on the technical aspects of the automobile of the automobile industry, on the steps that should be taken and on the visions about technological needs

Boyer, Edmond

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Workshop on exotic hadronic atoms, deeply bound kaonic nuclear states and antihydrogen: present results, future challenges  

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These are the miniproceedings of the workshop "Exotic hadronic atoms, deeply bound kaonic nuclear states and antihydrogen: present results, future challenges," which was held at the European Centre for Theoretical Nuclear Physics and Related Studies (ECT*), Trento (Italy), June 19-24, 2006. The document includes a short presentation of the topics, the list of participants, and a short contribution from each speaker.

Catalina Curceanu; Akaki Rusetsky; Eberhard Widmann

2006-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Freight logistics services for rural economies: User needs and future challenges Angela Cristina Marqui  

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Freight logistics services for rural economies: User needs and future challenges Angela Cristina requirements for logistics and transport services of small and micro rural businesses. This paper explores for the logistics requirements of rural businesses calls for intelligent software platforms that provide solutions

Edwards, Pete

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The Future of Water Resources Adaptive Management: Challenges and Overcoming Them  

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The Future of Water Resources Adaptive Management: Challenges and Overcoming Them Donald F. Boesch, Patricia N. Manley and Theodore S. Melis Adaptive management is being increasingly embraced in water.g., in regulated water management). Models that are traditionally used to govern operations can be broadened

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Societal and economic benefits 1 The challenges faced by the world today are complex and inter-  

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-cuttingthemes Globalchallenges Healthcare Energy Environment Security FacultyoFEnginEEring FacultyoFmEdicinE Facultyo energy, environment, healthcare and secu- rity. We address these challenges on three broad levels, which historically developed the College's research portfolio by encouraging our staff to pursue their own ambitions

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Challenges, uncertainties and issues facing gas production from gas hydrate deposits  

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The current paper complements the Moridis et al. (2009) review of the status of the effort toward commercial gas production from hydrates. We aim to describe the concept of the gas hydrate petroleum system, to discuss advances, requirement and suggested practices in gas hydrate (GH) prospecting and GH deposit characterization, and to review the associated technical, economic and environmental challenges and uncertainties, including: the accurate assessment of producible fractions of the GH resource, the development of methodologies for identifying suitable production targets, the sampling of hydrate-bearing sediments and sample analysis, the analysis and interpretation of geophysical surveys of GH reservoirs, well testing methods and interpretation of the results, geomechanical and reservoir/well stability concerns, well design, operation and installation, field operations and extending production beyond sand-dominated GH reservoirs, monitoring production and geomechanical stability, laboratory investigations, fundamental knowledge of hydrate behavior, the economics of commercial gas production from hydrates, and the associated environmental concerns.

Moridis, G.J.; Collett, T.S.; Pooladi-Darvish, M.; Hancock, S.; Santamarina, C.; Boswell, R.; Kneafsey, T.; Rutqvist, J.; Kowalsky, M.; Reagan, M.T.; Sloan, E.D.; Sum, A.K.; Koh, C.

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Current Trends and Future Challenges in the Freight Railroad Industry: Balancing Private Industry Interests and the Public Welfare  

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? ? Current?Trends?and?Future?Challenges?in? the?Freight?Railroad?Industry Balancing?Private?Industry?Interests?and?the?Public?Welfare? ? ? ? Sarah?Allen? Kendra?Kelson? Hayden?Migl? Rodney?Schmidt? David?Shoemaker? Heather?Thomson? ? ? A...

Allen, Sarah; Kelson, Kendra; Migl, Hayden; Schmidt, Rodney; Shoemaker, David; Thomson, Heather

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Welcome to the symposium and PhD-course (1.5 HEC) Future Challenges in Applied Ecology  

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Welcome to the symposium and PhD-course (1.5 HEC) Future Challenges in Applied Ecology 27-28th) that ecological research can be expected to address and suggest solution to. In a series of open lectures four/discussion) 09:30 ­ 10:00 Coffe Coffe 10:00 ­ 11:30 Open lecture: Future challenges in applied ecology

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The research programme Future Agriculture  

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The research programme Future Agriculture ­ livestock, crops and land use Welcome to a lunch.slu.se/futureagriculture For questions, please contact KatarinaVrede (katarina.vrede@slu.se) About Future Agriculture ­ livestock, crops and land use The changes and challenges facing agriculture in the future will be substantial, not only

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texas water resources institute Water management is one of the most significant challenges facing Texas today. Major water quantity and water quality  

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texas water resources institute Water management is one of the most significant challenges facing Texas today. Major water quantity and water quality problems exist, affecting the environment and economy. Texas needs solutions. At the Texas Water Resources Institute, we help solve these pressing water

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Fusion materials modeling: Challenges and opportunities  

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The plasma facing components, first wall, and blanket systems of future tokamak-based fusion power plants arguably represent the single greatest materials engineering challenge of all time. Indeed, the United States National ...

Wirth, B. D.

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Information resources for assessing health effects from chemical exposure: Challenges, priorities, and future issues  

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Issues related to developing information resources for assessing the health effects from chemical exposure include the question of how to address the individual political issues relevant to identifying and determining the timeliness, scientific credibility, and completeness of such kinds of information resources. One of the important ways for agencies to share information is through connection tables. This type of software is presently being used to build information products for some DHHS agencies. One of the challenges will be to convince vendors of data of the importance of trying to make data files available to communities that need them. In the future, information processing will be conducted with neural networks, object-oriented database management systems, and fuzzy-set technologies, and meta analysis techniques.

Seigel, S. [National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD (United States)

1990-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Energy for Everyone; A Challenge for the Future. Foreword to the Workshop Proceedings  

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Abstract Energy is a good necessary for our society. Consuming energy may have its side effects, and the challenge is to provide energy for everyone in a sustainable basis, this essentially means preserving the planet for future generations and maintaining the energy sources. Fossil fuels are actually the main sources of primary energy supply in the world, accounting for more than 80% of the total energy production. The accepted fact of an eventual declining in the production of conventional oil and natural and gas is presently overcome by the expectations of the exploitation of unconventional reservoirs of these energy suppliers. These newly accessible and economically viable energy sources are also finite and the need for a global policy on the rational use of the available energy sources, sustainable and not sustainable, is of paramount importance. Moved by this concern, the Energy-2012 International Workshop on the Modification and Analysis of Materials for Future Energy Sources was organized by the Centro de Micro-Analysis de Materiales of the Universidad Autónoma Madrid. These proceedings show some of the communications presented at the Workshop.

Aurelio Climent-Font; Manuel Perlado

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Future challenges and DOE/NNSA-JAEA cooperation for the development of advanced safeguards  

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The United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) has been cooperating with Japan on nuclear safeguards for over thirty years. DOE/NNSA has collaborated with the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and its predecessors in addressing the need for innovative solutions to nuclear transparency and verification issues in one of the world's most advanced nuclear fuel cycle states. This collaboration includes over ninety activities that have involved nearly every facility in the JAEA complex and many national laboratories in the U.S. complex. The partnership has yielded new technologies and approaches that have benefited international safeguards not only in Japan, but around the world. The International Atomic Energy Agency uses a number of safeguards solutions developed under this collaboration to improve its inspection efforts in Japan and elsewhere. Japanese facilities serve as test beds for emerging safeguards technologies and are setting the trend for new nuclear energy and fuel cycle development worldwide. The collaboration continues to be an essential component of U.S. safeguards outreach and is integral to the DOE/NNSA's Next Generation Safeguards Initiative. In addition to fostering international safeguards development, the cooperation is an opportunity for U.S. scientists to work in facilities that have no analog in the United States, thus providing crucial real-life experience for and aiding development of the next generation of U.S. safeguards specialists. It is also an important element of promoting regional transparency thereby building confidence in the peaceful nature of nuclear programs in the region. The successes engendered by this partnership provide a strong basis for addressing future safeguards challenges, in Japan and elsewhere. This paper summarizes these challenges and the associated cooperative efforts that are either underway or anticipated.

Stevens, Rebecca S [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Mc Clelland - Kerr, John [NNSA-NA-242; Senzaki, Masao [JAEA; Hori, Masato [JAEA

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Present and Future Optics Challenges at CHESS and for Proposed Energy Recovery Linac Source of Synchrotron Radiation  

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Present and Future Optics Challenges at CHESS and for Proposed Energy Recovery Linac Source-ray optics, energy-recovery linac, high brilliance 1. INTRODUCTION As one of the pioneer synchrotron in the area of high heat load and high x-ray flux optics [1-5] since the high critical-energy wigglers

Shen, Qun

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Integrated study of Mediterranean deep canyons: Novel results and future challenges  

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Abstract This volume compiles a number of scientific papers resulting from a sustained multidisciplinary research effort of the deep-sea ecosystem in the Mediterranean Sea. This started 20 years ago and peaked over the last few years thanks to a number of Spanish and European projects such as PROMETEO, DOS MARES, REDECO, GRACCIE, HERMES, HERMIONE and PERSEUS, amongst others. The geographic focus of most papers is on the NW Mediterranean Sea including the Western Gulf of Lion and the North Catalan margin, with a special attention to submarine canyons, in particular the Blanes and Cap de Creus canyons. This introductory article to the Progress in Oceanography special issue on “Mediterranean deep canyons” provides background information needed to better understand the individual papers forming the volume, comments previous reference papers related to the main topics here addressed, and finally highlights the existing relationships between atmospheric forcing, oceanographic processes, seafloor physiography, ecosystem response, and litter and chemical pollution. This article also aims at constituting a sort of glue, in terms of existing knowledge and concepts and novel findings, linking together the other twenty papers in the volume, also including some illustrative figures. The main driving ideas behind this special issue, particularly fitting to the study area of the NW Mediterranean Sea, could be summarized as follows: (i) the atmosphere and the deep-sea ecosystem are connected through oceanographic processes originating in the coastal area and the ocean surface, which get activated at the occasion of high-energy events leading to fast transfers of matter and energy to the deep; (ii) shelf indented submarine canyons play a pivotal role in such transfers, which involve dense water, sedimentary particles, organic matter, litter and chemical pollutants; (iii) lateral inputs (advection) from the upper continental margin contributes significantly to the formation of intermediate and deep-water masses, and the associated fluxes of matter and energy are a main driver of deep-sea ecosystems; (iv) deep-sea organisms are highly sensitive to the arrival of external inputs, starting from the lowest food web levels and propagating upwards as time passes, which also relies upon the biology, nutritional needs and life expectancy of each individual species; and (v) innovative knowledge gained through such multidisciplinary research is of the utmost significance for an improved management of deep-sea living resources, such as the highly priced red shrimp Aristeus antennatus, for which a pilot management plan largely based in the findings described here and in related articles has been recently published (BOE, 2013). The researchers involved in such challenging endeavour have learnt tremendously from the results obtained so far and from each other, but are fully aware that there are still many unsolved questions. That is why this introductory article also includes “Future challenges” both in the title and as an individual section at the end, to express that there is still a long way to go.

M. Canals; J.B. Company; D. Martín; A. Sànchez-Vidal; E. Ramírez-Llodrà

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Overview of High Performance Computing and Challenges for the Future  

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In this talk we examine how high performance computing has changed over the last 10-year and look toward the future in terms of trends. These changes have had and will continue to have a major impact on our software. A new generation of software libraries and lgorithms are needed for the effective and reliable use of (wide area) dynamic, distributed and parallel environments. Some of the software and algorithm challenges have already been encountered, such as management of communication and memory hierarchies through a combination of compile--time and run--time techniques, but the increased scale of computation, depth of memory hierarchies, range of latencies, and increased run--time environment variability will make these problems much harder. We will focus on the redesign of software to fit multicore architectures. Speaker: Jack Dongarra University of Tennessee Oak Ridge National Laboratory University of Manchester Jack Dongarra received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Chicago State University in 1972 and a Master of Science in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1973. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of New Mexico in 1980. He worked at the Argonne National Laboratory until 1989, becoming a senior scientist. He now holds an appointment as University Distinguished Professor of Computer Science in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Tennessee, has the position of a Distinguished Research Staff member in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Turing Fellow in the Computer Science and Mathematics Schools at the University of Manchester, and an Adjunct Professor in the Computer Science Department at Rice University. He specializes in numerical algorithms in linear algebra, parallel computing, the use of advanced-computer architectures, programming methodology, and tools for parallel computers. His research includes the development, testing and documentation of high quality mathematical software. He has contributed to the design and implementation of the following open source software packages and systems: EISPACK, LINPACK, the BLAS, LAPACK, ScaLAPACK, Netlib, PVM, MPI, NetSolve, Top500, ATLAS, and PAPI. He has published approximately 200 articles, papers, reports and technical memoranda and he is coauthor of several books. He was awarded the IEEE Sid Fernbach Award in 2004 for his contributions in the application of high performance computers using innovative approaches. He is a Fellow of the AAAS, ACM, and the IEEE and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

Google Tech Talks

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ITP Glass: A Clear Vision for a Bright Future  

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This document presents perspectives on the glass industry's past, present and future, with special attention to competitive challenges now facing the industry and technological responses that will reinforce its continuing contribution...

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Smart Grid Communication and Networking Technologies: Recent Developments and Future Challenges  

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The communications network will be an integral component in a future smart grid system, with its performance being dependent on ... to make better decisions with potential flow on benefits to the consumer. To ens...

Faisal Tariq; Laurence S. Dooley

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Returning to Our Roots: Making Plant Biology Research Relevant to Future Challenges in Agriculture  

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...typically the single largest energy input for crop production...expensive due to escalating energy costs and thus is less...balance: Conservation and renewable energy. J. Soil Water Conserv...the Future Removal or Mitigation of the Evils Which It...

Steven J. Rothstein

2007-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Returning to Our Roots: Making Plant Biology Research Relevant to Future Challenges in Agriculture  

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...Since 1800, the worlds population has increased...concomitant increase in consumption of more animal products...to meet increasing energy demand is also growing...needs of the future world population. Borlaug...Conservation and renewable energy. J. Soil Water...Nations (2004). UN World Population to 2300...

Steven J. Rothstein

2007-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

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van der Waals density functionals built upon the electron-gas tradition: Facing the challenge of competing interactions  

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The theoretical description of sparse matter attracts much interest, in particular for those ground-state properties that can be described by density functional theory. One proposed approach, the van der Waals density functional (vdW-DF) method, rests on strong physical foundations and offers simple yet accurate and robust functionals. A very recent functional within this method called vdW-DF-cx [K. Berland and P. Hyldgaard, Phys. Rev. B 89, 035412 (2014)] stands out in its attempt to use an exchange energy derived from the same plasmon-based theory from which the nonlocal correlation energy was derived. Encouraged by its good performance for solids, layered materials, and aromatic molecules, we apply it to several systems that are characterized by competing interactions. These include the ferroelectric response in PbTiO{sub 3}, the adsorption of small molecules within metal-organic frameworks, the graphite/diamond phase transition, and the adsorption of an aromatic-molecule on the Ag(111) surface. Our results indicate that vdW-DF-cx is overall well suited to tackle these challenging systems. In addition to being a competitive density functional for sparse matter, the vdW-DF-cx construction presents a more robust general-purpose functional that could be applied to a range of materials problems with a variety of competing interactions.

Berland, Kristian [Microtechnology and Nanoscience, MC2, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Göteborg (Sweden) [Microtechnology and Nanoscience, MC2, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Göteborg (Sweden); Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Arter, Calvin A.; Thonhauser, T. [Department of Physics, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109 (United States)] [Department of Physics, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109 (United States); Cooper, Valentino R. [Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6114 (United States)] [Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6114 (United States); Lee, Kyuho [Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States) [Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Lundqvist, Bengt I. [Department of Applied Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Göteborg (Sweden)] [Department of Applied Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Göteborg (Sweden); Schröder, Elsebeth; Hyldgaard, Per [Microtechnology and Nanoscience, MC2, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Göteborg (Sweden)] [Microtechnology and Nanoscience, MC2, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Göteborg (Sweden)

2014-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental and economic challenges to coal`s future in China  

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Coal accounts for approximately 75% of China`s total primary energy consumption, and is by far the largest contributor to air pollution. The highest growth sector for coal consumption is the power sector, accounting for about 36 percent of total coal consumption in 1993. Over the 1994--2010 period most new, large power plants are expected to be coal-fired. Therefore, the availability and price of coal, as well as environmental constraints will be critical to foreign investors evaluating coal and power projects in China. The purpose of this paper is to provide useful technical, economic and environmental information and analysis on coal and the power sectors of China. The target audiences are potential investors and government energy and environmental policy people. This paper suggests a number of important energy and environmental policy issues that need to be addressed in a timely fashion in order to promote adequate levels of investment in coal and power developments in China. Although this paper highlights problems faced by foreign investors in coal and power, it is important to balance these problems against the large investment opportunities developing in these sectors.

Johnson, C.J.; Li, B.

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Frequency Control and Inertial Response Schemes for the Future Power Networks  

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Future power systems face several challenges: (i) the high penetration level of renewable energy from highly variable generators connected over power converters, (ii) several technologies for energy storage with ...

F. Gonzalez-Longatt

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Civil aviation faces green challenge  

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... Last Sunday, Boeing rolled out its latest airliner, the 787. It boasts 20% improvements in fuel ... role in global warming, is scrambling to improve efficiency yet further. One place that Boeing and Airbus, which between them build all of the world's large civilian airliners, ...

2007-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Local Contractors Face an Enviable  

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Implementation of fashion ERP systems in China: Case study of a fashion brand, review and future challenges  

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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have been widely applied in the fashion industry. An ERP system is a cross-functional system which integrates various units in the company with an attempt to shorten processing time, increase responsiveness, and achieve competitive advantages. Among all the modules popularly included in an ERP system, there is a critical one called the order-to-cash (OTC) module. In this paper, Levi Strauss & Co. in China-Hong Kong (LSCO-CHK) is selected as the target case company. Via semi-structured interviews and discussions with some staff members of the company, we examine the implementation of OTC module in LSCO-CHK's ERP system. The benefits and the problems encountered during the system development process are examined. Based on the case study results, and the extensive literature review, we conclude that whether implementing fashion ERP systems in China can successfully enhance production and operations management relies on many measures which include (i) understanding the “human mindset” of Chinese society, (ii) showing full respect to the staff members during the implementation process, (iii) emphasizing the importance of guanxi with both internal staff members and external business partners, (iv) providing attractive tangible and intangible incentives to participants. We argue that if the above measures are well-taken, implementing technological information systems solutions in China can be more successful than the ones in the western countries because of the Chinese cultural merit which treasures “cooperation” when Chinese people feel respected. Finally, future challenges and research opportunities on implementing fashion ERP systems in China are explored.

Tsan Ming Choi; Pui Sze Chow; Shuk Ching Liu

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CHALLENGES IN DATA INTENSIVE ANALYSIS AT SCIENTIFIC EXPERIMENTAL USER FACILITIES  

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This chapter will discuss the critical data intensive analysis and visualiza-tion challenges faced by the experimental science community at large scale and laboratory based facilities. The chapter will further highlight initial solutions under development through community efforts and lay out perspectives for the future, such as the potential of more closely linked experimental and computational science approaches, methods to achieve real time analysis capabilities and the challenges and opportunities of data integration across experimental scales, levels of theory and varying techniques.

Kleese van Dam, Kerstin; Li, Dongsheng; Miller, Stephen D.; Cobb, John W.; Green, Mark L.; Ruby, Catherine L.

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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New Challenges in Contamination Control: The Leadership Role ofIEST in Shaping Future Research and Practices.  

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A leading industrial standards writing organization since 1953, IEST has established seven tracks of Recommended Practices (RP) in the Standards and Practices (S&P) portion of the Contamination Control (CC) program, including the most recent program in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. In addition, there are other parallel activities in IEST's Design, Test, and Evaluation and Product Reliability division. Within each of these programs, scientists, engineers, and contamination control professionals from all over the world interact closely in working group meetings, seminars, and tutorials. Together they have developed, published, and disseminated technical information and industrial standards, including RPs, Reference Documents (RDs), and ISO Standards to address ever evolving challenges in contamination control and sustainable development of the industries served by IEST. The series of Standards, RPs, and RDs are developed through years of discussion, deliberation and review thus providing peer-reviewed best practices, standardized procedures and test methods to furnish guidance and address problems in contamination control. In general, IEST's procedures for the development of Standards, RPs, or RDs are in accordance with its status as an ANSI-accredited Standards Developer Organization (SDO). Specifically, RPs and RDs are formulated by IEST Working Groups (WGs) through a cooperative exchange of knowledge, experience and ideas that culminate in useful and timely information invaluable to all that avail themselves of this knowledge. These documents are reviewed every three years so that new knowledge, information, and methods may be integrated into them in a timely manner. All WG member contributions are provided by professionals on a volunteer basis. There are increasing challenges associated with keeping up with new knowledge requirements. However, IEST has successfully relied on ever-evolving leadership and concerted efforts by numerous volunteers to develop, revise, and publish new documents at a faster pace than had been seen in recent decades. For example, eight updated revisions of existing or brand new RPs have been published since 2005 (marked as yellow), and approximately seven more RPs and RDs are well positioned in the pipeline for official publication by early 2007 (marked as green). Due to their quality and timeliness, many IEST RPs are primary references and sources of information for compliance with the ISO 14644 series of International Standards developed by ISO Technical Committee (ISO/TC) 209, Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments. Additionally, IEST conducts technical seminars, workshops, and tutorials at its annual technical meeting (ESTECH), its Fall Conference, and online to assist related industries to better understand the 'state-of-the art' philosophies and effectively utilize IEST Recommended Practices and ISO Standards. Being the leading organization and a voting member of the ANSI-accredited US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO/TC 229, Nanotechnologies, IEST is in a unique position to contribute its expertise in developing international standards for controlled environments to anticipate the unique needs of the emerging nanoscience/nanotechnology industry. For example, the IEST has formulated a new program to address the complex issues relevant to all industries working in this area and includes nanoparticles, other relevant contamination control 2 issues, and building facilities to conduct research and produce products related to nanotechnology. Leading industry experts in this area have been gathering at IEST conferences since the Fall Conference in 2005 and are working diligently on a first-ever industry road map and subsequent RPs the IEST Recommended Practices NANO200 series. The first document titled 'Planning, Design, Construction & Operations Considerations for Facilities Engaged in Research or Production at the Nanometer Scale' is, as mentioned earlier, the 'road map document' for all industries building facilities to perform research and manufacturing at nanoscale l

Xu, Tengfang; Eudy, Jane; Berndt, Charles

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical review and evaluation of the economics of water desalination: Current and future challenges for better water supply sustainability  

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Desalination capacity has rapidly increased in the last decade because of the increase in water demand and a significant reduction in desalination cost as a result of significant technological advances, especially in the reverse osmosis process. The cost of desalinated seawater has fallen below US$0.50/m3 for a large scale seawater reverse osmosis plant at a specific location and conditions while in other locations the cost is 50% higher (US$1.00/m3) for a similar facility. In addition to capital and operating costs, other parameters such as local incentives or subsidies may also contribute to the large difference in desalted water cost between regions and facilities. Plant suppliers and consultants have their own cost calculation methodologies, but they are confidential and provide water costs with different accuracies. The few existing costing methodologies and software packages such as WTCost© and DEEP provide an estimated cost with different accuracies and their applications are limited to specific conditions. Most of the available cost estimation tools are of the black box type, which provide few details concerning the parameters and methodologies applied for local conditions. Many desalination plants built recently have greater desalinated water delivery costs caused by special circumstances, such as plant remediation or upgrades, local variation in energy costs, and site-specific issues in raw materials costs (e.g., tariffs and transportation). Therefore, the availability of a more transparent and unique methodology for estimating the cost will help in selecting an appropriate desalination technology suitable for specific locations with consideration of all the parameters influencing the cost. A techno-economic evaluation and review of the costing aspects and the main parameters influencing the total water cost produced by different desalination technologies are herein presented in detail. Some recent developments, such as the increase of unit capacity, improvements in process design and materials, and the use of hybrid systems have contributed to cost reduction as well as reduction in energy consumption. The development of new and emerging low-energy desalination technologies, such as adsorption desalination, will have an impact on cost variation estimation in the future.

Noreddine Ghaffour; Thomas M. Missimer; Gary L. Amy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Memorandum on a novel IAHE conception of a hydrogen civilisation of the future: historical aspects and the new challenges of the present day  

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This memorandum states: We, scientists, engineers, experts, industrialists – representatives of 28 countries, participants of the 5th International IAHE Conference 'Hydrogen Economy and Hydrogen Treatment of Materials, HTM-2007' (21â??25 May 2007, Donetsk, Ukraine), representatives of the older and younger generations of the World Hydrogen Movement, taking into account that: the global energy and environment problems caused by fossil fuels continue to grow; fossil fuel resources are limited and Hubbert's peak will be reached in the near future; and the world scientific and cultural community is separated and consider the problems above from different (sometimes antithetical) viewpoints – and being active members of the World Hydrogen Movement and wishing to be of assistance in consolidating the world scientific and cultural community to successfully solve the problems above, discussed and adopted this full-scale memorandum on historical IAHE activities and the IAHE prognosis of the future humankind transition to the era of hydrogen civilisation and call on the world community to concentrate attention and activity on some new challenges of the present day.

Victor A. Goltsov

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

82

Challenge the future University of  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

#12;1. 24 hr NL 2. Trade 3. Craft 4. Free time 5. Environment 6. Water 7. Housing 8. Danger 9-info & Land Development Urbanism § Urban Design & Planning § Environmental Technology & Design Architectural Environment Stefan van der Spek § Associate Professor of Urban Design § Director Geomatics Educational

Kuzmanov, Georgi

83

Ris Energy Report 6 Energy challenges 3 Energy challenges  

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Risø Energy Report 6 Energy challenges 3 Energy challenges POUL ERIk MORTHORsT, RIsø DTU; JøRgEN HENNINgsEN, FORMER PRINCIPAL ADVIsER, Dg FOR ENERgY AND TRANsPORT, EUROPEAN COMMIssION 3.1 Danish and European energy challenges The European Community faces three major energy challenges [1]: · Sustainability

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Meeting future exhaust emissions standards using natural gas as a vehicle fuel: Lessons learned from the natural gas vehicle challenge '92  

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The Natural Gas Vehicle Challenge '92, organized by Argonne National Laboratory and sponsored by the US Department of Energy, the Energy, Mines, and Resources - Canada, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and many others, resulted in 20 varied approaches to the conversion of a gasoline-fueled, spark-ignited, internal combustion engine to dedicated natural gas use. Starting with a GMC Sierra 2500 pickup truck, donated by General Motors, teams of college and university student engineers strived to optimize Chevrolet V-8 engines operating on natural gas for improved emissions, fuel economy, performance, and advanced design features. This paper focuses on the results of the emission event, and compares engine mechanical configurations, engine management systems, catalyst configurations and locations, and approaches to fuel control and the relationship of these parameters to engine-out and tailpipe emissions of regulated exhaust constituents. Nine of the student-modified trucks passed the current levels of exhaust emission standards, and some exceeded the strictest future emissions standards envisioned by the US Environmental Protection Agency. Factors in achieving good emissions control using natural gas are summarized, and observations concerning necessary components of a successful emissions control strategy are presented.

Rimkus, W.A.; Larsen, R.P.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Meeting future exhaust emissions standards using natural gas as a vehicle fuel: Lessons learned from the natural gas vehicle challenge `92  

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The Natural Gas Vehicle Challenge `92, organized by Argonne National Laboratory and sponsored by the US Department of Energy, the Energy, Mines, and Resources - Canada, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and many others, resulted in 20 varied approaches to the conversion of a gasoline-fueled, spark-ignited, internal combustion engine to dedicated natural gas use. Starting with a GMC Sierra 2500 pickup truck, donated by General Motors, teams of college and university student engineers strived to optimize Chevrolet V-8 engines operating on natural gas for improved emissions, fuel economy, performance, and advanced design features. This paper focuses on the results of the emission event, and compares engine mechanical configurations, engine management systems, catalyst configurations and locations, and approaches to fuel control and the relationship of these parameters to engine-out and tailpipe emissions of regulated exhaust constituents. Nine of the student-modified trucks passed the current levels of exhaust emission standards, and some exceeded the strictest future emissions standards envisioned by the US Environmental Protection Agency. Factors in achieving good emissions control using natural gas are summarized, and observations concerning necessary components of a successful emissions control strategy are presented.

Rimkus, W.A.; Larsen, R.P.

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

The Economic Challenges Facing Milwaukee's Inner City  

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of Employment Growth in Metro Milwaukee, 1994-2002 +5,937Ozaukee County +10,173Washington County +37,575Waukesha County +962· Downtown Milwaukee -3,206· Inner City Milwaukee -5,399Milwaukee County #12;The Employment of the Labor Force in Selected Areas, 2000) 9.3 25.6 42.1 54.9 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 King Drive Area 27th & North

Saldin, Dilano

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Expanding Opportunity and Addressing Unique Challenges Facing...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

and Girls of Color November 17, 2014 - 11:35am Addthis When President Obama founded the White House Council on Women and Girls (CWG) within the first two months of taking office,...

88

Earth'sFuture Socio-hydrology: Use-inspired water sustainability science  

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Earth'sFuture Socio-hydrology: Use-inspired water sustainability science for the Anthropocene M for Islamic Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 7Department is at the core of the most difficult sustainability challenges facing humans in the modern era, involving

Konar, Megan

89

The Contribution of the National Laboratories in Meeting U.S. 21st Century Challenges  

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Two pivotal National Academies reports, 'Making the Nation Safer and Rising Above the Gathering Storm, Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future (RAGS)', together with 'The National Quadrennial Defense Review, The Department of Defense Strategic R and D Plan', the report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and the National Academy of Engineering's Grand Challenges delineate the major challenges we face as a nation in the 21st century. They assert that fundamental advances and a sustained effort in science, engineering, and technology are needed to address these challenges effectively. A partial listing of some 21st century challenges for which transformational R and D is needed is given.

Murray, C A

2008-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

90

CHARTING BC'S ECONOMIC FUTURE  

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CHARTING BC'S ECONOMIC FUTURE discussionguide 100communityconversations #12;1 Thank you for agreeing to participate in this Community Conversation about BC's economic future. Each year Simon Fraser is "Charting BC's Economic Future". Faced with an increasingly competitive global economy, it is more important

Kavanagh, Karen L.

91

Handsets Malware Threats and Facing Techniques  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Nowadays, mobile handsets combine the functionality of mobile phones and PDAs. Unfortunately, mobile handsets development process has been driven by market demand, focusing on new features and neglecting security. So, it is imperative to study the existing challenges that facing the mobile handsets threat containment process, and the different techniques and methodologies that used to face those challenges and contain the mobile handsets malwares. This paper also presents a new approach to group the different malware containment systems according to their typologies.

Elfattah, Marwa M A; Sarhan, Ebada

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

Renewable Electricity Futures (Presentation)  

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This presentation library summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050.

Mai, T.

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

93

Renewable Electricity Futures (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

This presentation summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050.

Mai, T.

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

94

Renewable Electricity Futures (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

This presentation summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050.

Mai, T.

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

Renewable Electricity Futures (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

This presentation summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050.

Hand, M. M.

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

Fusion of visible and infrared imagery for face recognition  

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In recent years face recognition has received substantial attention, but still remained very challenging in real applications. Despite the variety of approaches and tools studied,...

Chen, Xuerong; Jing, Zhongliang; Sun, Shaoyuan; Xiao, Gang

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Some challenges for Nuclear Density Functional Theory  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We discuss some of the challenges that the DFT community faces in its quest for the truly universal energy density functional applicable over the entire nuclear chart.

T. Duguet; K. Bennaceur; T. Lesinski; J. Meyer

2006-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Automotive Fuels - The Challenge for Sustainable Mobility | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Automotive Fuels - The Challenge for Sustainable Mobility Automotive Fuels - The Challenge for Sustainable Mobility Overview of challenges and future fuel options...

99

U.S. Department of Energy Launches Real World Design Challenge | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Real World Design Challenge Real World Design Challenge U.S. Department of Energy Launches Real World Design Challenge October 20, 2008 - 4:14pm Addthis Goal of New Competition Is to Inspire High School Students to Study Engineering WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched the Real World Design Challenge (RWDC), a new annual competition that provides high school students with the opportunity to work on real world engineering challenges in a collaborative environment. The purpose of the RWDC is to ensure the future of our Nation's economic competitiveness and national security by inspiring today's students to become tomorrow's engineers. "The Real World Design Challenge is intended to engage high school students with real engineering problems faced by industry," said Bill Valdez,

100

Challenges in Accelerator Beam Instrumentation  

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The challenges in beam instrumentation and diagnostics for present and future particle accelerator projects are presented. A few examples for advanced hadron and lepton beam diagnostics are given.

Wendt, M.

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Clean energy investments in an uncertain future  

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The energy sector faces a multitude of challenges related to climate change and energy security. These challenges will likely prompt considerable changes in the coming decades, including significant investment and new ...

Harrison, Jessica (Jessica Kit)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Recapitalizing EMSL: Meeting Future Science  

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Recapitalizing EMSL: Meeting Future Science and Technology Challenges Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory 2008 DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work...

103

Renewable Electricity Futures (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

This presentation library summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050. It is being presented at the Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group Fall Technical Workshop on October 24, 2012.

Hand, M.

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Renewable Electricity Futures (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

This presentation summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050. It was presented in a Power Systems Engineering Research Center webinar on September 4, 2012.

Mai, T.

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Renewable Electricity Futures (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

This presentation library summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050. It was presented in an Union of Concerned Scientists webinar on June 12, 2012.

Hand, M.; Mai, T.

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Renewable Electricity Futures (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

This presentation library summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050. It was presented in a webinar given by the California Energy Commission.

Hand, M. M.

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

Renewable Electricity Futures (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

This presentation summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050. This presentation was presented in a Wind Powering America webinar on August 15, 2012 and is now available through the Wind Powering America website.

Mai, T.

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

108

Renewable Electricity Futures (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

This presentation library summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050. It was presented at Wind Powering America States Summit. The Summit, which follows the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA's) annual WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition, provides state Wind Working Groups, state energy officials, U.S. Energy Department and national laboratory representatives, and professional and institutional partners an opportunity to review successes, opportunities, and challenges for wind energy and plan future collaboration.

DeMeo, E.

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Pensacola Smart Grid RFI Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Challenges. Providing comment on: Consumer facing programs such as feedback, demand response, energy efficiency, and automation strategies. Pensacola Smart Grid RFI...

110

Solar Energy: A Challenge to the Future  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... heat and industrial power, except for that derived from nuclear origin. The sources of energy that are most easily utilized have been stored by a process of natural concentration. ... the importation of expensive fuels and to improve the amenities of undeveloped arid areas.

HAROLD HEYWOOD

1957-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

111

Introduction. Global change and biodiversity: future challenges  

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...Vulnerability and Adaptation Programme, NRF/DST Centre of Excellence at...of South Africa 3 Laboratoire d'Ecologie Alpine, UMR-CNRS...Collingham, S.G Willis, R.D Gregory, K.W Smith, and B...rsbl.2008.0270 . Keith, D.A , H.R Akcakaya, W Thuiller...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Geologic challenges and opportunities of the Cherokee group play (Pennsylvanian): Anadarko basin, Oklahoma. Topical report, January-March 1993  

SciTech Connect

The report has four objectives: (1) to summarize both the geologic characteristics of the Cherokee Group and its production highlights; (2) to summarize what current Cherokee producing companies perceive to be the primary geologic challenges they face in developing the Cherokee play; (3) to suggest geologic strategies to help respond to these challenges; and (4) to assess the benefits to operators of geologic studies of the Cherokee. To increase the understanding and utilization of natural gas resources in the Cherokee Group of west-central Oklahoma and to help assess future geological and technological needs for efficient development of this resource, the report highlights current geological knowledge of the Cherokee play.

Hentz, T.F.

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

Mitigating Effects of Plastic Surgery: Fusing Face and Ocular Biometrics Raghavender Jillela and Arun Ross  

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Mitigating Effects of Plastic Surgery: Fusing Face and Ocular Biometrics Raghavender Jillela.Ross}@mail.wvu.edu Abstract The task of successfully matching face images obtained before and after plastic surgery is a challenging problem. The degree to which a face is altered depends on the type and number of plastic surgeries

Ross, Arun Abraham

114

Renewable Electricity Futures (Presentation)  

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This presentation library summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050. It was presented to the 2012 Western Conference of Public Service Commissioners, during their June, 2012, meeting. The Western Conference of Public Service Commissioners is a regional association within the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).

Hand, M. M.

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Face recognition system and method using face pattern words and face pattern bytes  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention provides a novel system and method for identifying individuals and for face recognition utilizing facial features for face identification. The system and method of the invention comprise creating facial features or face patterns called face pattern words and face pattern bytes for face identification. The invention also provides for pattern recognitions for identification other than face recognition. The invention further provides a means for identifying individuals based on visible and/or thermal images of those individuals by utilizing computer software implemented by instructions on a computer or computer system and a computer readable medium containing instructions on a computer system for face recognition and identification.

Zheng, Yufeng

2014-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

116

Liars caught red-faced  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

... Before surreptitious face surveillance arrives at the check-in, however, more reliability tests are needed. ...

Helen Pearson

2002-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

117

Symposium:Future of Engineering Education  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the challenges facing the engineering profession in Canada as well as the many opportunities it has to offer. This unique LEED facility represents a fusion of sustainability with the highest levels of system performance

Thompson, Michael

118

Challenge Home  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Challenge Home DOE Challenge Home Sam Rashkin Building Technologies Office samuel.rashkin@ee.doe.gov/202-2897-1994 April 3, 2013 DOE Challenge Home: Leveraging Our Nation's Investment in High-Performance Home Innovations 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Problem Statement: The U.S. Housing industry is extremely slow to adopt proven innovations from DOE's Building America program that provide compelling benefits to

119

Supercomputing challenge  

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Supercomputing challenge Supercomputing challenge Community Connections: Our link to Northern New Mexico Communities Latest Issue:Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2014 All Issues » submit La Cueva High School takes top prize at the Lab's Supercomputing Challenge The competition supports the country's next-generation scientists. May 1, 2013 La Cueva student make supercomputing challenge presentaiton Student from La Cueva helps present the team's work. Contact Editor Linda Anderman Email Community Programs Office Kurt Steinhaus Email A team of three students (including a brother and sister) from Albuquerque's La Cueva High School won the New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge this year with its project "Learning and Analyzing Topics in Human Language." The team, made up of Ari Echt-Wilson, Eli Echt-Wilson and Justin Sanchez,

120

EDUCATION Workshop explores challenges facing chemistry graduate education  

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Chemistry graduate education as it exists today may be unsustainable, leading chemists said last week at a National Research Council Board on Chemical Sciences & Technology workshop. The educational enterprise “has been successful at what it’s been asked ...

CELIA ARNAUD

2012-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

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mong the biggest chal-lenges the world faces  

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EnErgy Consumption A Forrester Research report proj- ects the number of personal com- puters in use efficiency of lead- ing competitors ("The Potential of the Cell Processor for Scientific Computi stated goal is to reduce world energy use to 1990 levels, thereby stabilizing atmo- spheric CO2 emissions

Blevis, Eli

122

Local Contractors Face an Enviable Challenge | Department of...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Clean Energy Works hit the ground running by launching its program with significant rebate offers to residents. However, the rebates were so successful in driving demand for the...

123

Shale-gas extraction faces growing public and regulatory challenges  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Two federal agencies are scrutinizing the shale-gas industry and its use of “fracking ” but gas producers insist that state regulators provide sufficient environmental oversight.

David Kramer

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Hanford Challenge  

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Riehle: Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C., Section 552) ("FOlA"), Hanford Challenge requests copies of the following records: * Any and all employee concerns...

125

Supercomputing Challenge  

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Mexico Supercomputing Challenge April 24, 2012 LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, April 24, 2012-Jordan Medlock of Albuquerque's Manzano High School took the top prize in the 22nd New Mexico...

126

Infographic Challenge  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Bioenergy Technology Office’s (BETO) is hosting a national infographic challenge that engages 9th–12th grade students in learning about bioenergy and educating their peers.

127

Submeter Challenge  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Submeter Challenge Submeter Challenge Jason Koman US Department of Energy Jason.Koman@ee.DOE.Gov 202-287-1578 April 2, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Problem Statement: To most effectively improve a building's energy efficiency, energy use must be measured. However, (near) real-time energy use data are not available for many buildings, often due to the high cost of metering and gathering data. The commercial building market, including the Federal

128

Submeter Challenge  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Submeter Challenge Submeter Challenge Jason Koman US Department of Energy Jason.Koman@ee.DOE.Gov 202-287-1578 April 2, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Problem Statement: To most effectively improve a building's energy efficiency, energy use must be measured. However, (near) real-time energy use data are not available for many buildings, often due to the high cost of metering and gathering data. The commercial building market, including the Federal

129

Konrad Repository Facing its Construction  

SciTech Connect

According to the German Atomic Energy Act the Federation is responsible for the construction and operation of installations for the safekeeping and disposal of radioactive waste. This duty was assigned to the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (Bundesamt fuer Strahlenschutz - BfS). In 1982, the Federal Institute of Physics and Metrology (Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt - PTB) as the precursor of BfS applied for a license for the disposal of radioactive waste with negligible heat generation in the Konrad iron ore mine near Salzgitter at the Ministry for Environment of Lower Saxony. After 25 years of plan approval procedure and subsequent lawsuits the license is now valid and Konrad is waiting for construction. Facing this challenge BfS has established a project team to supervise the in-house and external activities to be done. It is intended to construct the Konrad repository within a preparation period of two years and a subsequent erection phase of four years. Thus, Konrad is planned to come into operation in 2013. In this paper the development of the plan approval procedure, the technical design of the planned repository, especially with regard to safety-related aspects, and the planning for the construction will be discussed. (authors)

Kunze, V. [Bundesamt fur Strahlenschutz (BfS), Salzgitter (Germany)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Future Accelerators (?)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

I describe the future accelerator facilities that are currently foreseen for electroweak scale physics, neutrino physics, and nuclear structure. I will explore the physics justification for these machines, and suggest how the case for future accelerators can be made.

John Womersley

2003-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

131

Facing future climate change: is the past relevant?  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...less so. Since the nineteenth century, it has been suspected that both...which occurred over several centuries and were linked to regional temperature...Greenland ice-core stations: Camp Century, Dye-3, GRIP, GISP2, Renland...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

National Ignition Facility faces an uncertain future David Kramer  

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-member user group, with 22% of its members coming from host Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL at the National Ignition Facility to achieve a self-sustaining fusion reaction fell short. Now NIF stands to lose that were specified for NIF when the massive laser facility was ap- proved for construction in 1996

133

Double Time: Facing The Future in Migration’s Past  

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in Fragments and The Swimming Pool Library. ” Literature ands pre-AIDS novel The Swimming-Pool Library suggests thewe see Sonia in the swimming pool, the operation scar on her

Duncan, Derek

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Facing future climate change: is the past relevant?  

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...fractionation of oxygen gas trapped in Antarctic ice...rise: anthropogenic or natural?. Eos Trans. AGU...Paillard, D 2006What drives the ice age cycle...glacial period. PAGES News. 16, 15-16. Siegenthaler...rising levels of greenhouse gases. Nature. 433, 403-406...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Renewable Electricity Futures (Presentation)  

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This presentation library summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050. It was presented at the 2012 RE AMP Annual Meeting. RE-AMP is an active network of 144 nonprofits and foundations across eight Midwestern states working on climate change and energy policy with the goal of reducing global warming pollution economy-wide 80% by 2050.

Mai, T.

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

The Challenge  

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Challenge Challenge CalPortland is a major building materials and construction solutions provider to the western United States and Canada. In 2003, CalPortland's management team was focused on performing plant expansions and developing its business. In the process, CalPortland discovered that further monitoring of energy performance and utility costs was needed along with increased accountability for energy use. CalPortland's management team sought to improve energy efficiency and incorporate accountability into its energy management approach. Building an Energy Program To begin managing its energy performance, CalPortland enlisted the expertise of a senior engineer to create an effective corporate-wide

137

Chapter 33 - Grand Challenges  

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Abstract This chapter looks to the future of air quality and how the lessons learned in recent decades can be applied to new problems. The challenges include finding ways to prevent emerging economies from repeating the air pollution mistakes and harm that developed nations have experienced in arriving at solutions to air pollution problems. Other challenges include: global problems, such as long-range transport of pollutants, climate change; real-world-exposures (including indoor air pollution); improvements in technologies to remove difficult-to-treat pollutants; and addressing the growing number of mobile sources. This will require more systems thinking and sustainable, transdisciplinary solutions. The legacy of the current cadre of air pollution experts must be one of translational science and the enhancement of early air pollution education for the next generation.

Daniel Vallero

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

LHC challenges and upgrade options  

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The presentation summarizes the key parameters of the LHC collider. Following a discussion of the main challenges for reaching the nominal machine performance the presentation identifies options for increasing the operation tolerances and the potential performance reach of the LHC by means of future hardware upgrades of the LHC and its injector complex.

O Bruning

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Workplace Charging Challenge Summit 2014: Session 2, Track A  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

“Workplace charging at leased facilities”: Employers who lease properties face a unique set of challenges when installing charging stations. Since they do not own the facility, they may feel...

140

DOE Challenge Home Program Happy New Year!  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

of the future. Please join the movement. Best, Sam Rashkin Tech training right at your desk Start the year right with a series of DOE Challenge Home Tech Training Webinars in the...

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The transition initiative as a grass-roots environmental movement: history, present realities and future predictions  

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The 'transition town' or transition initiative, as it is often now described, is the brainchild of Rob Hopkins who launched the concept in Totnes, Britain, in 2005. The concept has spawned some hundreds of similar such initiatives in a range of countries around the world as a means for communities to increase their resilience to the future challenges from two major environmental concerns: peak oil and climate change. Although some such initiatives have been very successful, this is not the case with all. Drawing on concepts from institutional theory, I report the findings from discussions held with individuals involved in specific transition initiatives in New Zealand in order to identify and explore the range of characteristics of successful such initiatives. I also discuss some of the challenges and difficulties facing such initiatives and highlight some of the conflicts and ironies that emerge from their establishment and growth.

Philippa Wells

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

The future of the Amazon: new perspectives from climate, ecosystem and social sciences  

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...rainfall caused by trade winds squeezing against the...evaporation and the surface energy balance, which further...the potential and the implementation of challenges that REDD faces as...are still significant challenges to its effectiveness...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

The Electricity Transmission System Opportunities to Overcome Key Challenges  

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Opportunities to Overcome Key Challenges Opportunities to Overcome Key Challenges Summary Results of Breakout Group Discussions Electricity Transmission Workshop Double Tree Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia November 2, 2012 Breakout Group Discussion Overview Opportunities to Overcome Key Challenges Each of the four breakout groups prioritized the critical issues facing the grid from the list of synthesized challenges identified in the first breakout session of the workshop. Focusing on these top priorities, each group proposed specific R&D activities and initiatives that DOE can pursue to overcome these challenges and address existing gaps. Summary of Synthesized Challenges A. Need improved understanding of the availability, utility, maintenance, exchange, and security of data and associated requirements.

144

Workforce Development -Meeting the Educational Challenge  

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Thrust Area 4 White Paper Power Systems Engineering Research Center Empowering Minds to Engineer Engineering Research Center The Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) is a multi-university Center conducting research on challenges facing the electric power industry and educating the next generation

145

FACE Engineering & Operations, FACE Program, Brookhaven National  

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Engineering & Operations Engineering & Operations FACE Program | Homepage Brookhaven provides engineering and operations support to the DOE/BER FACE Facility and other FACE and climate change experiments [ see our support page ]. Brookhaven will provide support for facility design and equipment specification. Once operational, we can provide monitoring of system performance and offer management and operations guidance. We also provide and maintain the control software for the FACE system, monitor performance and maintenance issues at affiliated FACE sites, and distribute solutions, work-arounds and lessons learned as appropriate. History The use of open-air gas releases to treat large scale plots has been undertaken since the 1970's. Hartwell Allen coined the name Free Air Carbon Dioxide Enrichment and the acronym FACE to describe a range of experiments that used open air releases to study the ecological effects of increasing atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide (Allen, 1992). Early designs used line source releases, and depended on consistent wind speed and direction or long term averaging to obtain a uniform treatment. In the 1980's circular systems with computer aided feedback control were designed to allow open-air exposures to sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and ozone (Mooi and van der Zalm 1985; McLeod et al 1985; Hendrey & Miglietta, 2006).

146

Pathways to Technology Transfer and Adoption: Achievements and Challenges (Mini-Tutorial)  

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Pathways to Technology Transfer and Adoption: Achievements and Challenges (Mini-Tutorial) Dongmei. There are some common challenges faced when pursuing technology transfer and adoption while particular challenges transfer and adoption. This mini-tutorial presents achievements and challenges of technology transfer

Xie, Tao

147

Carbon-Type Analysis and Comparison of Original and Reblended FACE Diesel Fuels (FACE 2, FACE 4, and FACE 7)  

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This report summarizes the carbon-type analysis from 1H and 13C{1H} nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) of Fuels for Advanced Combustion Engines (FACE) diesel blends, FD-2B, FD 4B, and FD-7B, and makes comparison of the new blends with the original FACE diesel blends, FD 2A, FD 4A, and FD-7A, respectively. Generally, FD-2A and FD-2B are more similar than the A and B blends of FD-4 and FD-7. The aromatic carbon content is roughly equivalent, although the new FACE blends have decreased monoaromatic content and increased di- and tri-cycloaromatic content, as well as a higher overall aromatic content, than the original FACE blends. The aromatic components of the new FACE blends generally have a higher alkyl substitution with longer alkyl substituents. The naphthenic and paraffinic contents remained relatively consistent. Based on aliphatic methyl and methylene carbon ratios, cetane numbers for FD-2A and -2B, and FD-7A and -7B are predicted to be consistent, while the cetane number for FD-4B is predicted to be higher than FD-4A. Overall, the new FACE fuel blends are fairly consistent with the original FACE fuel blends, but there are observable differences. In addition to providing important comparative compositional information on reformulated FACE diesel blends, this report also provides important information about the capabilities of the team at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in the use of NMR spectroscopy for the detailed characterization and comparison of fuels and fuel blends.

Bays, J. Timothy; King, David L.; O'Hagan, Molly J.

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Towards a Visual Turing Challenge  

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As language and visual understanding by machines progresses rapidly, we are observing an increasing interest in holistic architectures that tightly interlink both modalities in a joint learning and inference process. This trend has allowed the community to progress towards more challenging and open tasks and refueled the hope at achieving the old AI dream of building machines that could pass a turing test in open domains. In order to steadily make progress towards this goal, we realize that quantifying performance becomes increasingly difficult. Therefore we ask how we can precisely define such challenges and how we can evaluate different algorithms on this open tasks? In this paper, we summarize and discuss such challenges as well as try to give answers where appropriate options are available in the literature. We exemplify some of the solutions on a recently presented dataset of question-answering task based on real-world indoor images that establishes a visual turing challenge. Finally, we argue despite the success of unique ground-truth annotation, we likely have to step away from carefully curated dataset and rather rely on 'social consensus' as the main driving force to create suitable benchmarks. Providing coverage in this inherently ambiguous output space is an emerging challenge that we face in order to make quantifiable progress in this area.

Mateusz Malinowski; Mario Fritz

2014-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

149

Bioenergy: America's Energy Future  

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Bioenergy: America's Energy Future is a short documentary film showcasing examples of bioenergy innovations across the biomass supply chain and the United States. The film highlights a few stories of individuals and companies who are passionate about achieving the promise of biofuels and addressing the challenges of developing a thriving bioeconomy. This outreach product supports media initiatives to expand the public's understanding of the bioenergy industry and sustainable transportation and was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Green Focus Films, and BCS, Incorporated.

Nelson, Bruce; Volz, Sara; Male, Johnathan; Wolfson, Johnathan; Pray, Todd; Mayfield, Stephen; Atherton, Scott; Weaver, Brandon

2014-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

150

Bioenergy: America's Energy Future  

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Bioenergy: America's Energy Future is a short documentary film showcasing examples of bioenergy innovations across the biomass supply chain and the United States. The film highlights a few stories of individuals and companies who are passionate about achieving the promise of biofuels and addressing the challenges of developing a thriving bioeconomy. This outreach product supports media initiatives to expand the public's understanding of the bioenergy industry and sustainable transportation and was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Green Focus Films, and BCS, Incorporated.

Nelson, Bruce; Volz, Sara; Male, Johnathan; Wolfson, Johnathan; Pray, Todd; Mayfield, Stephen; Atherton, Scott; Weaver, Brandon

2014-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

151

Perception of Face Parts and Face Configurations: An fMRI Study  

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fMRI studies have reported three regions in human ventral visual cortex that respond selectively to faces: the occipital face area (OFA), the fusiform face area (FFA), and a face-selective region in the superior temporal ...

Kanwisher, Nancy

152

Future Directions in Engines and Fuels  

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Conference Future Direction in Engines and Fuels Mobility industry Challenges - CARB GHG Scenario CARB Board hearing Dec. 2009 GHG 1 GHG 2 GHG 0 September 28, 2010 0 40 80...

153

Grand Challenges of Enterprise Integration  

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Enterprise Integration connects and combines people, processes, systems, and technologies to ensure that the right people and the right processes have the right information and the right resources at the right time. A consensus roadmap for Technologies for Enterprise Integration was created as part of an industry/government/academia partnership in the Integrated Manufacturing Technology Initiative (IMTI). Two of the grand challenges identified by the roadmapping effort will be addressed here--Customer Responsive Enterprises and Totally Connected Enterprises. Each of these challenges is briefly discussed as to the current state of industry and the future vision as developed in the roadmap.

Brosey, W.D; Neal, R.E.; Marks, D.

2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Training Changing Face of West Virginia's Workforce | Department of  

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Changing Face of West Virginia's Workforce Changing Face of West Virginia's Workforce Training Changing Face of West Virginia's Workforce January 12, 2010 - 12:41pm Addthis Joshua DeLung West Virginia is wild and wonderful, known for its rushing whitewater, luscious valleys and John Denver's country roads. The state that powers 33 others and the District of Columbia is getting ready for the clean energy economy. New River Community and Technical College is training the workforce - and more trainers - in measures used to weatherize American homes. With 3,700 homes slated to be weatherized in West Virginia under the Recovery Act, educating enough trainers to teach the large workforce is a daunting challenge that its community colleges are eager to meet. West Virginia's stimulus funding is expected to spur green jobs and build

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Training Changing Face of West Virginia's Workforce | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Training Changing Face of West Virginia's Workforce Training Changing Face of West Virginia's Workforce Training Changing Face of West Virginia's Workforce January 12, 2010 - 12:41pm Addthis Joshua DeLung West Virginia is wild and wonderful, known for its rushing whitewater, luscious valleys and John Denver's country roads. The state that powers 33 others and the District of Columbia is getting ready for the clean energy economy. New River Community and Technical College is training the workforce - and more trainers - in measures used to weatherize American homes. With 3,700 homes slated to be weatherized in West Virginia under the Recovery Act, educating enough trainers to teach the large workforce is a daunting challenge that its community colleges are eager to meet. West Virginia's stimulus funding is expected to spur green jobs and build

156

The composite face illusion: A whole window into our understanding of holistic face perception  

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The composite face illusion: A whole window into our understanding of holistic face perception when the bottom halves are spatially offset: The composite face effect. This composite face paradigm our understanding of holistic face perception. Finally, I explain how this standard composite face

Rossion, Bruno

157

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Therapeutic Alliance in Face-to-Face and  

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Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Therapeutic Alliance in Face-to-Face and Telephone., Cai, X., & Mohr, D. C. (2014, January 20). Therapeutic Alliance in Face-to-Face and Telephone: 10.1037/a0035554 #12;BRIEF REPORT Therapeutic Alliance in Face-to-Face and Telephone

Chisholm, Rex L.

158

Mgt. Challenges 2004  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Management Challenges at the Department of Energy DOE/IG-0626 November 2003 Analysis of Management Challenges Background ................................................................................1 Mission Related Challenges ...................................................... 1 Internal Control Challenges ....................................................... 6 Appendices 1. Watch List .......................................................................... 13 2. Table Comparing Management Challenges Reported by Various Groups ............................................................. 15 3. Related Reports Issued in Fiscal Year 2003 ...................... 16 MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES AT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY TABLE OF

159

CES-21 THE CHALLENGE:  

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CES-21 CES-21 THE CHALLENGE: California and other Western states need to expand their energy infrastructure and improve the way it is managed to meet future energy needs, while also reducing such environmental impacts as carbon emissions. The power grid also needs to be modernized to better integrate and manage energy from alternative sources such as wind as well as accommodate expected growth. CALIFORNIA ENERGY SYSTEMS FOR THE 21 ST CENTURY A NEW APPROACH: The California Public Utilities Commission and state investor-owned utilities (IOUs) are collaborating with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to improve and expand energy systems to meet 21st century needs. "The California Energy Systems for the 21 st Century collaboration (or CES-21) will improve the information

160

Virtual humans: back to the future  

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This paper essentially tries to examine all the roles that Virtual Humans can play in empowering human expression, and the research challenges we have to face to make this possible. It starts with a short history of Virtual Humans and how we contribute ... Keywords: computer animation, virtual humans, virtual reality

Nadia Magnenat Thalmann; Daniel Thalmann

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Visual adaptation and face perception  

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...these properties independently or jointly encode the different constellation of characteristics that uniquely define a face (e.g. its...the norm of white typically corresponds to a flat or equal energy spectrum. A similar example is the perception of image blur...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

3, 871894, 2006 FACE increased  

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BGD 3, 871­894, 2006 FACE increased physical protection of soil C M. R. Hoosbeek et al. Title Page-friendly Version Interactive Discussion EGU Biogeosciences Discuss., 3, 871­894, 2006 www.biogeosciences-discuss.net/3/871/2006/ © Author(s) 2006. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Biogeosciences

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

163

Holistic face processing can be independent of gaze behaviour: Evidence from the composite face  

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Holistic face processing can be independent of gaze behaviour: Evidence from the composite face they are aligned with distinct bottom halves. This composite face illusion is generally considered as the most-movements during the composite face illusion in a delayed matching task of top halves of faces. Behavioural results

Rossion, Bruno

164

Workplace Charging Challenge  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Workplace Charging Challenge, committing to install charging for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) at their worksites. By taking on this Challenge, they are helping build our...

165

The role of renewable and non-renewable sources for meeting future UK energy needs  

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Provision of sufficient, affordable and secure energy is very crucial for modern economies. Countries across the world are facing energy challenges one way or the other. This article discusses the present energy scenario of the UK and the emerging challenges it is facing. Various options available to address these challenges have also been analysed in terms of energy security and diversity in the supply mix in order to determine the most appropriate solution to promote energy sustainability in the UK.

M. Asif; J. Currie; T. Muneer

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Face-to-Face and Edge-to-Face ??? Interactions in a Synthetic DNA Hairpin with a Stilbenediether Linker  

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Face-to-Face and Edge-to-Face ??? Interactions in a Synthetic DNA Hairpin with a Stilbenediether Linker ... This property allowed investigation of hole injection and migration processes in the synthetic DNA hairpins. ... Structure and Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Exceptionally Stable Synthetic DNA Hairpins with Stilbenediether Linkers ...

Martin Egli; Valentina Tereshko; Garib N. Mushudov; Ruslan Sanishvili; Xiaoyang Liu; Frederick D. Lewis

2003-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

167

ARM - Field Campaign - CRYSTAL-FACE  

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govCampaignsCRYSTAL-FACE govCampaignsCRYSTAL-FACE Campaign Links CRYSTAL-FACE Website Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Campaign : CRYSTAL-FACE 2002.06.26 - 2002.08.01 Lead Scientist : James Mather Data Availability Data is available to the general public at the ARM Archive. Questions regarding CRYSTAL-FACE or the PARSL data set may be directed to Jim Mather at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Jim.Mather@pnl.gov) or visit the CRYSTAL-FACE web site at http://cloud1.arc.nasa.gov/crystalface/ For data sets, see below. Description From July 3-29, 2002 ARM took part in CRYSTAL-FACE (The Cirrus Regional Study of Tropical Anvils and Cirrus Layers -Florida Area Cirrus Experiment). CRYSTAL-FACE was organized by NASA but many agencies and

168

Henry Waxman still faces an uphill battle  

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...Smith Henry Waxman still faces an uphill battle. | Biography Historical Article Journal...Comment-Henry Waxman Still Faces An Uphill Battle The new "Mr. Health" must contend with...comprehensive national health insurance program. Midway through Waxman's campaign, some details...

RJ Smith

1979-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

169

Duke Forest FACE Data Archive, FACE Program, Brookhaven National  

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Duke Forest FACE Performance Duke Forest FACE Performance Operations Performance Operations performance (Calendar year) CO2 Treatment Statistics Operations Performance Scheduled hours are the total number of daylight hours (solar altitude > -6°) when ambient temperature was greater than 5° C and average wind speeds just above the canopy were less than 5 m sec-1. Operating hours (averaged for the facility) are scheduled hours when the CO2 exposure system was fumigating the treatment plots. Scheduled (h) Operating (h) Percentage of Goal CO2 enrichment ended on 31 October 2010 October 2010 366.9 366.3 99.9% Fiscal Year 2010 4083.2 4076.6 99.8% September 2010 396.7 396.2 99.9% August 2010 441.8 441.0 99.8% July 2010 473.4 472.3 99.8% June 2010 466.2 464.9 99.7% May 2010 465.4 464.8 99.9%

170

Framtidens lantbruk / Future Agriculture Future Agriculture  

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Framtidens lantbruk / Future Agriculture Future Agriculture ­ Livestock, Crops and Land Use Report from a multidisciplinary research platform. Phase I (2009 ­ 2012) #12;Future Agriculture ­ Livestock Waldenström Utgivningsår: 2012, Uppsala Utgivare: SLU, Framtidens lantbruk/Future Agriculture Layout: Pelle

171

Facial Transplantation: Brave New Face  

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...diabetes. She estimates that there are thousands of severely disfigured people in the United States, many of them so socially isolated that they are invisible to the general public. Siemionow says she doesn't want to perform the surgery on people who are able to live relatively comfortably with a traditionally... Plastic surgeon Maria Siemionow has been perusing the medical records of severely disfigured people, looking for the ideal candidate to undergo what could be the world's first transplantation of an entire face. Dr. Susan Okie reports.

Okie S.

2006-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

172

Addressing the workforce pipeline challenge  

SciTech Connect

A secure and affordable energy supply is essential for achieving U.S. national security, in continuing U.S. prosperity and in laying the foundations to enable future economic growth. To meet this goal the next generation energy workforce in the U.S., in particular those needed to support instrumentation, controls and advanced operations and maintenance, is a critical element. The workforce is aging and a new workforce pipeline, to support both current generation and new build has yet to be established. The paper reviews the challenges and some actions being taken to address this need.

Leonard Bond; Kevin Kostelnik; Richard Holman

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Addressing the workforce pipeline challenge  

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A secure and affordable energy supply is essential for achieving U.S. national security, in continuing U.S. prosperity and in laying the foundations to enable future economic growth. To meet this goal the next generation energy workforce in the U.S., in particular those needed to support instrumentation, controls and advanced operations and maintenance, is a critical element. The workforce is aging and a new workforce pipeline, to support both current generation and new build has yet to be established. The paper reviews the challenges and some actions being taken to address this need. (authors)

Bond, L.; Kostelnik, K.; Holman, R. [Idaho National Laboratory, P.O. Box 1625, Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3898 (United States)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Transmission des connaissances dans les relations de coopration inter-entreprises : TIC versus face--face  

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1 Transmission des connaissances dans les relations de coopération inter-entreprises : TIC versus Brest Cedex 3 Mots-clés : TIC, face à face, transmission des connaissances, coopération inter les relations de coopération inter-entreprises : TIC versus face-à-face Knowledge transmission

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

175

FUSION POWER PLANTS GOALS AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHALLENGES  

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FUSION POWER PLANTS ­ GOALS AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHALLENGES Farrokh Najmabadi Dept. of Electrical & Computer Eng. and Fusion Energy Research Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0417 619-534-7869 (619-534-7716, Fax) ABSTRACT Fusion is one of a few future power sources with the poten

Najmabadi, Farrokh

176

Assessing marketing performance: history and challenges  

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While assessing the marketing performance of an organisation is increasingly important, it is also increasingly difficult due to the nature of the discipline and several challenges facing researchers and managers. This article reviews the long history of marketing performance assessment and the nature of those challenges. The earliest work in this area examined the productivity of marketing, traditionally defined as financial output per marketing input. Later writers have explored non-financial outputs, and looked at an expanded concept of marketing activities and assets as they lead to business outcomes. I briefly review four measures that have attracted substantial attention in the past ten years - market orientation, customer satisfaction, customer loyalty and brand equity - and conclude with a discussion of challenges for the better measurement and understanding of performance in marketing.

Bruce H. Clark

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

A Renewable Energy Future: Innovation and Beyond  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This PowerPoint slide deck was originally presented at the 2012 SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Technology Forum during a plenary session by Dr. Dan E. Arvizu, director of NREL. Entitled "A Renewable Energy Future: Innovation and Beyond," the presentation demonstrates the transformation needed in the energy sector to achieve a clean energy vision and identifies innovation as what is needed to make it happen. The presentation also includes a discussion of the integration challenges that affect solar energy systems.

178

Breakout Session: Future of CSP: Challenges and Opportunities  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

2013 was a big comeback year for CSP in the United States with the commissioning of the Abengoa Solana plant, the first sync of the BrightSource Energy Ivanpah plant, and other major plants well...

179

MACHINE DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE FUTURE ENERGY CHALLENGE  

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to a permanent magnet machine efficiency of 70% is desired for shaft loads ranging from 50 W to 500 W in a speed range of 150 rpm to 5000

Kimball, Jonathan W.

180

Future Accelerator Challenges in Support of High-Energy Physics  

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dx the rate of muon ionization energy loss in the absorberemission, whereas for muons it is energy loss (dE/dx) incollider, a Muon Collider has a reduced energy spread due

Zisman, M.S.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Accelerator Challenges and Opportunities for Future Neutrino Experiments  

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precursor to an energy-frontier Muon Collider) ? a Superbeamring to bring the muons to an energy of 25 GeV; and a pairenergy and there are equal numbers of electron antineutrinos and muon

Zisman, Michael S

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

High Performance Computing in Accelerator Science: Past Successes. Future Challenges  

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High Performance Computing in Accelerator Science: PastAC02- 05CH11231. High Performance Computing in Accelerator

Ryne, R.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Prokaryote diversity and taxonomy: current status and future challenges  

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...areas of Germany, Spain, Egypt, the USA and Mexico are virtually...generally give higher counting efficiencies. For some micro-organisms...feasible and can yield sufficient energy for growth are exploited by...pigments function to make light energy available to the marine bacterial...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

On the forecasting of the challenging world future scenarios  

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Logistic and power law methodologies for both retrospective and prospective analyses of extended time series describing evolutionary growth processes, in environments with finite resources, are confronted. While power laws may eventually apply only to the early stages of said growth process, the Allee logistic model seems applicable over the entire span of a long range process. On applying the Allee logistic model to both the world population and the world gross domestic product time series, from 1 to 2008 AD, a projection was obtained that along the next few decades the world should experience a new economic boom phase with the world GDP peaking around the year 2020 and proceeding from then on towards a saturation value of about 142 trillion international dollars, while the world population should reach 8.9 billion people by 2050. These results were then used to forecast the behavior of the supply and consumption of energy and food, two of the main commodities that drive the world system. Our findings suggest that unless the currently prevailing focus on economic growth is changed into that of sustainable prosperity, human society may run into a period of serious economical and social struggles with unpredictable political consequences.

Luiz C.M. Miranda; C.A.S. Lima

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Challenges associated with adaptation to future urban expansion  

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The most populated state in the United States, California, is projected to add millions of new inhabitants through the end of the current century, requiring considerable landscape conversion to the built environment. A suite of continuous multi-...

M. Georgescu

186

Rising to the Challenge: Innovating toward our Clean Energy Future...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

spurring countless innovations and new industries. And 8 years later, Neil Armstrong bounded on the moon's surface. In his State of the Union Address, President Obama...

187

Software-Based Challenges of Developing the Future Distribution Grid  

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be  used,  either  in  substations  or  farther  down  the  to  be  sectionalized.    Substations  and  geographical  system  equivalence  at  the  substation  high-­?voltage  

Stewart, Emma

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

1Challenge the future Electricity Network of Today  

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� Complete thin-film Si solar cell process technology � Nanostructure engineering of Si based films � Light management in solar cells � Modelling of solar cells Photovoltaic Materials and Devices Expertise/ knowledge Expertise/ knowledge / focus (IEPG) � Integration of large-scale wind and solar energy plants � Transient

Kuzmanov, Georgi

189

China’s Demographic History and Future Challenges  

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...32). Moreover, the sustainability of these systems...the integrated multi-pillar pension arrangements...which lasted for three decades—will soon...can be attributed to three main factors: industrialization...Improving equity and sustainability of the social protection...

Xizhe Peng

2011-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

190

Ionizing radiation and atherosclerosis: Current knowledge and future challenges  

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Abstract The evaluation of the health effects of low-dose ionizing radiation has always been a focus of debate and investigation within the scientific community. During the last decade, epidemiological studies provided evidence that an excess risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) can be associated with moderate and low dose radiation. The precise quantification of CVD risk in the low-dose radiation range (dose below which there is no risk. A limited number of studies with imaging surrogate endpoints and cardiovascular biomarkers in asymptomatic patients revealed early signs of cardiovascular alterations, even at a low dose. In vitro studies have shown that several mechanisms, including endothelial dysfunction, inflammation, oxidative stress, alterations of coagulation and platelet activity may have a relevant role in radiation-induced cardiovascular effects. Exposure to high-dose data in experimental models accelerates the development of atherosclerosis, predisposing to the formation of an inflammatory, thrombotic plaque phenotype, especially in animals that are genetically predisposed to this disease. On the contrary, low dose exposure produced both protective and detrimental effects, suggesting that multiple mechanisms may influence radiation-induced atherosclerosis. However, only very limited and specific information can be obtained from cell cultures and animal models. Planned studies of radiation-exposed cohorts need to be conducted to explore biological mechanisms of low-dose radiation-associated cardiovascular disease. Further investigations with functional imaging to assess vascular function and cardiovascular biomarkers have great potential for providing new insights into low-dose radiation cardiovascular risk, especially in occupational exposure and modern medicine.

Andrea Borghini; Emilio Antonio Luca Gianicolo; Eugenio Picano; Maria Grazia Andreassi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Software-Based Challenges of Developing the Future Distribution Grid  

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data  from  AMI  or  load  research  programs,  constant  power  data.    Load  models  in  PSS/SINCAL  include,  impedance  constant  power  power  systems  modeling   software,  load  composition  is  typically  developed  based  on  customer  class  (residential,   commercial,  industrial),  weather  data,  

Stewart, Emma

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Key challenges in future Li-battery research  

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...Therefore, as we want to store energy in order to restore it...is to convert chemical energy into electrical energy, as they both share a common carrier, namely the electron...devices that ensure such conversions to occur in a single or...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Chapter 7Chapter 7 Challenge Theme 5. Current and Future  

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in the Borderlands--such as coal-fired power plants, offshore drilling, and mining--can create issues that have plant emissions and the erosion/denudation of abandoned mine lands. Information from predictive modeling

Fleskes, Joe

194

Innovations & IP Management:g : Status, Challenges and Future  

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of the Intellectual Property and Technology f ( & ) i i A h h hTransfer (IP&TT) unit in August 2010 through a research Asked Questions (FAQs) that are available on the university intranet for staff to refer. #12;Innovation areas so far:Innovation areas so far: · New technologies in:· New technologies in: Agriculture

Ge, Zigang

195

Nuclear Power Plant NDE Challenges - Past, Present, and Future  

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This is a paper that covers the major thrust of NDE work that PNNL has conducted for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission from 1977 to the present.

Doctor, Steven R.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Software-Based Challenges of Developing the Future Distribution Grid  

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Energy  Laboratory   OLTC     on-­?load  tap  changer   PV  capacitor  switching,  and  OLTC   operation.  The  long-­?series  impacts,  such  as  OLTC  time  delays,  and  

Stewart, Emma

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Breakout Session: Future of CSP: Challenges and Opportunities...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Government Affairs, BrightSource Energy Kevin Smith Chief Executive Officer, SolarReserve Buck Martinez Senior Director Project...

198

The cyber threat landscape: Challenges and future research directions  

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Cyber threats are becoming more sophisticated with the blending of once distinct types of attack into more damaging forms. Increased variety and volume of attacks is inevitable given the desire of financially and criminally-motivated actors to obtain personal and confidential information, as highlighted in this paper. We describe how the Routine Activity Theory can be applied to mitigate these risks by reducing the opportunities for cyber crime to occur, making cyber crime more difficult to commit and by increasing the risks of detection and punishment associated with committing cyber crime. Potential research questions are also identified.

Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

The cyber threat landscape: Challenges and future research directions  

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Cyber threats are becoming more sophisticated with the blending of once distinct types of attack into more damaging forms. Increased variety and volume of attacks is inevitable given the desire of financially and criminally-motivated actors to obtain ... Keywords: Culture of security, Cyber crime, Cyber exploitation, Policing and preventative strategy, Public private partnership, Routine Activity Theory

Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Software-Based Challenges of Developing the Future Distribution Grid  

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distribution  grid  can  provide  vital  information  for   reliability  distribution  grid   loads  in  order  to  ensure  grid  reliability.  

Stewart, Emma

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Key challenges in future Li-battery research  

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...vehicles or by the storage of renewable energies (wind, solar). There is...conspire to make the use of renewable energy, together with electric transportation...volume of applications linked to renewable energy and electric transportation...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Challenge # 3 ? Operational Issues  

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Fernando Preto presentation on May 9, 2012, at the Pyrolysis Oil Workshop on Challenge #3 Operational Issues.

203

Critical Issues Facing Federal Customers and the Electric Industry: A Call to Partnering  

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Issues Facing Federal Issues Facing Federal Critical Issues Facing Federal Customers and the Electric Industry: Customers and the Electric Industry: A Call to Partnering A Call to Partnering Steve Kiesner Director, National Customer Markets Edison Electric Institute FUPWG November 28, 2007 Overview  State of the industry  Review recent Energy Infrastructure Picture State of the Industry State of the Industry The Challenge of Balancing Core Drivers The Challenge of Balancing Core Drivers Rising Costs Rising Costs and Prices and Prices Climate Climate Change Change Energy Energy Efficiency Efficiency Enormous Enormous CapEx CapEx No longer a declining cost industry Fuel, infrastructure components, global industrialization and competition $ 750 Billion  $ 1.2 Trillion Exceeds current capitalization

204

Disrupting the (Energy) Status Quo: ARPA-E Helping the U.S. Face 21st  

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Disrupting the (Energy) Status Quo: ARPA-E Helping the U.S. Face Disrupting the (Energy) Status Quo: ARPA-E Helping the U.S. Face 21st Century Challenges Disrupting the (Energy) Status Quo: ARPA-E Helping the U.S. Face 21st Century Challenges October 11, 2011 - 11:15am Addthis Dr. Arun Majumdar, Director of the Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E), speaks at PopTech's Energy Disruptors: Transforming the System salon on September 8th, 2011. | Courtesy of PopTech Dr. Arun Majumdar, Director of the Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E), speaks at PopTech's Energy Disruptors: Transforming the System salon on September 8th, 2011. | Courtesy of PopTech Adam Goldstein contractor to ARPA-E What are the key facts? Bill Gates, Fred Smith and Lee Scott will serve as keynote speakers

205

Grand Challenges for Biological and Environmental Research: A Long-Term Vision  

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The interactions and feedbacks among plants, animals, microbes, humans, and the environment ultimately form the world in which we live. This world is now facing challenges from a growing and increasingly affluent human population whose numbers and lifestyles are driving ever greater energy demand and impacting climate. These and other contributing factors will make energy and climate sustainability extremely difficult to achieve over the 20-year time horizon that is the focus of this report. Despite these severe challenges, there is optimism that deeper understanding of our environment will enable us to mitigate detrimental effects, while also harnessing biological and climate systems to ensure a sustainable energy future. This effort is advanced by scientific inquiries in the fields of atmospheric chemistry and physics, biology, ecology, and subsurface science - all made possible by computing. The Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) within the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science has a long history of bringing together researchers from different disciplines to address critical national needs in determining the biological and environmental impacts of energy production and use, characterizing the interplay of climate and energy, and collaborating with other agencies and DOE programs to improve the world's most powerful climate models. BER science focuses on three distinct areas: (1) What are the roles of Earth system components (atmosphere, land, oceans, sea ice, and the biosphere) in determining climate? (2) How is the information stored in a genome translated into microbial, plant, and ecosystem processes that influence biofuel production, climate feedbacks, and the natural cycling of carbon? (3) What are the biological, geochemical, and physical forces that govern the behavior of Earth's subsurface environment? Ultimately, the goal of BER science is to support experimentation and modeling that can reliably predict the outcomes and behaviors of complex biological and environmental systems, leading to robust solutions for DOE missions and strategic goals. In March 2010, the Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee held the Grand Challenges for Biological and Environmental Research: A Long-Term Vision workshop to identify scientific opportunities and grand challenges for BER science in the coming decades and to develop an overall strategy for drafting a long-term vision for BER. Key workshop goals included: (1) Identifying the greatest scientific challenges in biology, climate, and the environment that DOE will face over a 20-year time horizon. (2) Describing how BER should be positioned to address those challenges. (3) Determining the new and innovative tools needed to advance BER science. (4) Suggesting how the workforce of the future should be trained in integrative system science. This report lays out grand research challenges for BER - in biological systems, climate, energy sustainability, computing, and education and workforce training - that can put society on a path to achieve the scientific evidence and predictive understanding needed to inform decision making and planning to address future energy needs, climate change, water availability, and land use.

Arkin, A.; Baliga, N.; Braam, J.; Church, G.; Collins, J; Cottingham, R.; Ecker, J.; Gerstein, M.; Gilna, P.; Greenberg, J.; Handelsman, J.; Hubbard, S.; Joachimiak, A.; Liao, J.; Looger, L.; Meyerowitz, E.; Mjolness, E.; Petsko, G.; Sayler, G.; Simpson, M.; Stacey, G.; Sussman, M.; Tiedje, J.; Bader, D.; Cessi, P.; Collins, W.; Denning, S.; Dickinson, R.; Easterling, D.; Edmonds, J.; Feddema, J.; Field, C.; Fridlind, A.; Fung, I.; Held, I.; Jackson, R.; Janetos, A.; Large, W.; Leinen, M.; Leung, R.; Long, S.; Mace, G.; Masiello, C.; Meehl, G.; Ort, D.; Otto-Bliesner, B.; Penner, J.; Prather, M.; Randall, D.; Rasch, P.; Schneider, E.; Shugart, H.; Thornton, P.; Washington, W.; Wildung, R.; Wiscombe, W.; Zak, D.; Zhang, M.; Bielicki, J.; Buford, M.; Cleland, E.; Dale, V.; Duke, C.; Ehleringer, J.; Hecht, A.; Kammen, D.; Marland, G.; Pataki, D.; Riley, M. Robertson, P.; Hubbard, S.

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Materials Challenges in Nuclear Energy  

SciTech Connect

Nuclear power currently provides about 13% of the worldwide electrical power, and has emerged as a reliable baseload source of electricity. A number of materials challenges must be successfully resolved for nuclear energy to continue to make further improvements in reliability, safety and economics. The operating environment for materials in current and proposed future nuclear energy systems is summarized, along with a description of materials used for the main operating components. Materials challenges associated with power uprates and extensions of the operating lifetimes of reactors are described. The three major materials challenges for the current and next generation of water-cooled fission reactors are centered on two structural materials aging degradation issues (corrosion and stress corrosion cracking of structural materials and neutron-induced embrittlement of reactor pressure vessels), along with improved fuel system reliability and accident tolerance issues. The major corrosion and stress corrosion cracking degradation mechanisms for light water reactors are reviewed. The materials degradation issues for the Zr alloy clad UO2 fuel system currently utilized in the majority of commercial nuclear power plants is discussed for normal and off-normal operating conditions. Looking to proposed future (Generation IV) fission and fusion energy systems, there are 5 key bulk radiation degradation effects (low temperature radiation hardening and embrittlement, radiation-induced and modified solute segregation and phase stability, irradiation creep, void swelling, and high temperature helium embrittlement) and a multitude of corrosion and stress corrosion cracking effects (including irradiation-assisted phenomena) that can have a major impact on the performance of structural materials.

Zinkle, Steven J [ORNL] [ORNL; Was, Gary [University of Michigan] [University of Michigan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

ESPC Task Order Face Page Template  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Document provides a face page template for a U.S. Department of Energy task order as part of an energy savings performance contract (ESPC).

208

The air quality impact of aviation in future-year emissions scenarios  

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The rapid growth of aviation is critical to the world and US economy, and it faces several important challenges among which lie the environmental impacts of aviation on noise, climate and air quality. The first objective ...

Ashok, Akshay

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Living a Sustainable Future  

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Living a Sustainable Future Living a Sustainable Future August 1, 2013 Biomass to fuel project The Laboratory's biomass team is working to solve the energy crisis through...

210

Nuclear and Particle Futures  

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Nuclear and Particle Futures Nuclear and Particle Futures The Lab's four Science Pillars harness capabilities for solutions to threats- on national and global scales. Contacts...

211

OSCARS-Future-Tech  

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OSCARS and Future Tech Engineering Services The Network OSCARS How It Works Who's Using OSCARS? OSCARS and Future Tech OSCARS Standard and Open Grid Forum OSCARS Developers...

212

Active stewardship: sustainable future  

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stewardship: sustainable future Active stewardship: sustainable future Energy sustainability is a daunting task: How do we develop top-notch innovations with some of the...

213

Microsoft Word - Management Challenges FY 2008 _3_ _6_.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

_____________________________________________________________________ Table of Contents Special Report Management Challenges at the Department of Energy DOE/IG-0782 December 2007 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services Department of Energy Washington, DC 2 0 5 8 5 December 1 3 , 2 0 0 7 MEMORANDUM FROM: Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATIOIV: Special Report on "Management Challenges at the Department of Encrgy" BACKGROUND Annually, the Office of Inspector General identifies what it considers to be the most significant management challenges facing the Department of Energy. Now required by the Reports

214

Recapitalizing EMSL: Meeting Future Science  

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Recapitalizing EMSL: Recapitalizing EMSL: Meeting Future Science and Technology Challenges Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory 2008 DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor Battelle Memorial Institute, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not

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Future directions for behavioral information security research  

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Information Security (InfoSec) research is far reaching and includes many approaches to deal with protecting and mitigating threats to the information assets and technical resources available within computer based systems. Although a predominant weakness ... Keywords: Behavioral information security, Deviant security behavior, Future research, Information security, Research challenges

Robert E. Crossler, Allen C. Johnston, Paul Benjamin Lowry, Qing Hu, Merrill Warkentin, Richard Baskerville

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Magnesium-based materials for hydrogen storage: Recent advances and future perspectives  

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Hydrogen storage is a real challenge for realizing “hydrogen economy” that will solve the critical issues of ... future direction to the research of Mg for hydrogen storage.

XiangDong Yao; GaoQing Lu

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

XP-SiC: An Innovative Substrate for Future Applications with...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

and low cost to fulfill the requirements and challenges for current and future soot emission legislations deer09hajireza.pdf More Documents & Publications A Standard Soot...

218

Renewable Electricity Futures: Exploration of Up to 80% Renewable Electricity Penetration in the United States (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect

This presentation summarizes findings of NREL's Renewable Electricity Futures study, published in June 2012. RE Futures investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050.

Hand, M.; DeMeo, E.; Hostick, D.; Mai, T.; Schlosser, C. A.

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

Free Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) Research Data from the Aspen FACE Experiment (FACTS II)  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

Ring maps, lists of publications, data from the experiments, newsletters, protocol and performance information, and links to other FACTS and FACE information are provided at the ASPEN FACE website.

220

Social interactions across media: Interpersonal communication on the Internet, telephone and face-to-face  

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Two studies were conducted in this investigation to compare college students’ interpersonal interaction online, face-to-face, and on the telephone. Our first study, a communication diary, assessed the relative amount of ...

Baym, Nancy K.; Zhang, Yan Bing; Lin, Mei-Chen

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pervasive sensing to model political opinions in face-to-face networks  

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Exposure and adoption of opinions in social networks are important questions in education, business, and government. We describe a novel application of pervasive computing based on using mobile phone sensors to measure and model the face-to-face interactions ...

Anmol Madan; Katayoun Farrahi; Daniel Gatica-Perez; Alex Pentland

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

2007 Challenge X Competition  

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Year Three of Argonne-Managed Challenge X Competition Comes to a Close Year Three of Argonne-Managed Challenge X Competition Comes to a Close Group shot of winning Mississippi State University team after Challenge X awards ceremony First place Mississippi State team after the Challenge X 2007 Final Awards ceremony held at GM World Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan on June 7, 2007. Photo © Roy Feldman. The third year of the four-year, Argonne-managed Challenge X collegiate engineering competition came to a close on June 7, 2007, with Mississippi State University taking top honors. Staff and engineers from Argonne National Laboratory have managed Challenge X and its predecessor competitions since the Department of Energy (DOE) first began holding them in the early 1990s. In the current year's competition, the Mississippi State team was among 17

223

Options for Kentucky's Energy Future  

SciTech Connect

Three important imperatives are being pursued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky: ? Developing a viable economic future for the highly trained and experienced workforce and for the Paducah area that today supports, and is supported by, the operations of the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP). Currently, the PGDP is scheduled to be taken out of service in May, 2013. ? Restructuring the economic future for Kentucky’s most abundant indigenous resource and an important industry – the extraction and utilization of coal. The future of coal is being challenged by evolving and increasing requirements for its extraction and use, primarily from the perspective of environmental restrictions. Further, it is important that the economic value derived from this important resource for the Commonwealth, its people and its economy is commensurate with the risks involved. Over 70% of the extracted coal is exported from the Commonwealth and hence not used to directly expand the Commonwealth’s economy beyond the severance taxes on coal production. ? Ensuring a viable energy future for Kentucky to guarantee a continued reliable and affordable source of energy for its industries and people. Today, over 90% of Kentucky’s electricity is generated by burning coal with a delivered electric power price that is among the lowest in the United States. Anticipated increased environmental requirements necessitate looking at alternative forms of energy production, and in particular electricity generation.

Larry Demick

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

Challenge # 1. Feedstock & Production  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Target Market 2. Temporal Supply of Biomass 3. Feedstock Conditioning 4. Utilities & Resources Challenge 1. Feedstock & Production Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy...

225

Challenge # 3 ? Operational Issues  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Potential for a renewable heating oil substitution Challenge 3 - Operational Issues What are the most significant barriers to overcome in each market segment? Fernando Preto The...

226

Iconic gestures in face-to-face TV interviews Maria Koutsombogera1,2  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Iconic gestures in face-to-face TV interviews Maria Koutsombogera1,2 and Harris Papageorgiou1 1,xaris}@ilsp.gr Abstract. This paper presents a study of iconic gestures as attested in a corpus of Greek face significance of the iconic gestures. We attempt to classify the iconic gestures attested according

Kouroupetroglou, Georgios

227

Realizing the hydrogen future: the International Energy Agency's efforts to advance hydrogen energy technologies  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Hydrogen systems can provide viable, sustainable options for meeting the world's energy requirements. Hydrogen is relevant to all of the energy sectors—transportation, buildings, utilities and industry. It can provide storage options for baseload (geothermal), seasonal (hydroelectric) and intermittent (PV and wind) renewable resources, and when combined with emerging decarbonization technologies, can reduce the climate impacts of continued fossil fuel utilization. However, hydrogen energy systems still face a number of technical and economical barriers that must first be overcome for hydrogen to become a competitive energy carrier. Advances must be made in hydrogen production, storage, transport and utilization technologies and in the integration of these components into complete energy systems. To expedite the advancement of hydrogen technologies and realize a hydrogen future, nations have come together under the auspices of the International Energy Agency's (IEA) Hydrogen Program to collaborate and address the important barriers that impede hydrogen's worldwide acceptance. Through well-structured, collaborative projects, experts from around the world address many of the technical challenges and long-term research needs that face the hydrogen community. These collaborations have already led to significant advances in renewable hydrogen production and solid storage materials and to the development of tools to evaluate and optimize integrated hydrogen energy systems.

Carolyn C. Elam; Catherine E.Gregoire Padró; Gary Sandrock; Andreas Luzzi; Peter Lindblad; Elisabet Fjermestad Hagen

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

Global Energy Futures: With International Futures (IFs)  

SciTech Connect

Dr. Hughes presents and discusses the results of simulations on alternative energy futures composed in collaboration with SNL's Sustainability Innovation Foundry.

Hughes, Barry

2013-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

229

Economic impacts and challenges of China’s petroleum industry: An input–output analysis  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

It is generally acknowledged that the petroleum industry plays an important role in China’s national economic and social development. The direct, indirect, and induced impacts of China’s petroleum industry are analyzed in this study by using the Input–Output approach. The study also considers the main challenges that China’s economy might face in the future. The research results suggest the following: (1) The total economic impacts coefficients on output, given each unit of final demands change in extraction of petroleum and processing of petroleum, are 1.9180 and 3.2747 respectively, and the corresponding economic impacts coefficients on GDP are 1.0872 and 0.9001 respectively; (2) Extraction of petroleum has a more direct impact on GDP, while processing of petroleum has a greater effect on the total output; (3) Extraction of petroleum’s total economic impacts coefficients on both output and GDP have remained stable in recent years after a period of long decline; processing of petroleum’s total economic impacts coefficient on output is steadily increasing; (4) Import uncertainty, the likelihood of rising oil prices, and net oil exports caused by items manufactured with petroleum products (i.e. “Made in China” goods) are the main challenges the petroleum industry will cause for China’s overall economy.

Tang Xu; Zhang Baosheng; Feng Lianyong; Marwan Masri; Afshin Honarvar

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Sunshot Rooftop Solar Challenge | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Sunshot Rooftop Solar Challenge Sunshot Rooftop Solar Challenge Sunshot Rooftop Solar Challenge View All Maps Addthis...

231

Renewable Electricity Futures Study. Volume 1: Exploration of High-Penetration Renewable Electricity Futures  

SciTech Connect

The Renewable Electricity Futures (RE Futures) Study investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050. The analysis focused on the sufficiency of the geographically diverse U.S. renewable resources to meet electricity demand over future decades, the hourly operational characteristics of the U.S. grid with high levels of variable wind and solar generation, and the potential implications of deploying high levels of renewables in the future. RE Futures focused on technical aspects of high penetration of renewable electricity; it did not focus on how to achieve such a future through policy or other measures. Given the inherent uncertainties involved with analyzing alternative long-term energy futures as well as the multiple pathways that might be taken to achieve higher levels of renewable electricity supply, RE Futures explored a range of scenarios to investigate and compare the impacts of renewable electricity penetration levels (30%-90%), future technology performance improvements, potential constraints to renewable electricity development, and future electricity demand growth assumptions. RE Futures was led by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Mai, T.; Wiser, R.; Sandor, D.; Brinkman, G.; Heath, G.; Denholm, P.; Hostick, D.J.; Darghouth, N.; Schlosser, A.; Strzepek, K.

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges. Comments of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges. Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges. Comments of the Alliance to Save Energy. Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges. Comments of the Alliance to Save Energy. The Alliance to Save Energy is a coalition of prominent business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders who promote the efficient use of energy worldwide to benefit consumers, the environment, economy, and national security. The Alliance to Save Energy (the Alliance) thanks the Department of Energy for the opportunity to comment on broad issues of policy and logistical challenges faced in smart grid implementation. Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges. Comments of the Alliance to Save Energy. More Documents & Publications

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Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges. Comments of  

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Challenges. Challenges. Comments of the Alliance to Save Energy. Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges. Comments of the Alliance to Save Energy. The Alliance to Save Energy is a coalition of prominent business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders who promote the efficient use of energy worldwide to benefit consumers, the environment, economy, and national security. The Alliance to Save Energy (the Alliance) thanks the Department of Energy for the opportunity to comment on broad issues of policy and logistical challenges faced in smart grid implementation. Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges. Comments of the Alliance to Save Energy. More Documents & Publications DC OPC Comments. September 17, 2010 Comments of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Request

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ENERGY STAR Challenge  

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STAR Challenge STAR Challenge for Industry Participant Handbook June 2013 ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Program helping organizations and individuals fight climate change through superior energy efficiency. Learn more at energystar.gov/buildings. 2 Contents Overview ............................................................................................................................. 3 Participation Eligibility .......................................................................................................... 4 How to Participate ............................................................................................................... 5 Step 1: Establish an energy intensity metric ................................................................ 5

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Thinking Ahead: Bioethics and the Future, the Future of Bioethics. Challenges, Changes, Concepts  

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Dieser Aufgabe nahmen sich in prominenter Weise Peter Singer, Thomas Pogge, Salomon „Solly“ Benatar und Ruth Faden im Rahmen einer eigens aufgelegten Plenarveranstaltung an. Die auf ihre Vorträge folgende Podi...

Jan-Ole Reichardt M. A; Markus Rüther M. A

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Management Challenges at the Department of Energy, IG-0808 | Department of  

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808 808 Management Challenges at the Department of Energy, IG-0808 On an annual basis, the Office of Inspector General identifies what it considers to be the most significant management challenges facing the Department. This initiative is an important component of our effort to assess the Department's progress in addressing previously identified challenges, and it serves to highlight emerging issues facing the agency. The management challenge process also assists the Office of Inspector General in setting priorities for its reviews of Department programs and operations. This year, we identified six management challenges: * Contract Administration * Cyber Security * Energy Supply * Environmental Cleanup * Safeguards and Security * Stockpile Stewardship Management Challenges at the Department of Energy, IG-0808

237

Systems Architecture Advances & Challenges  

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/ implementation) Economy (e.g., optimizing the frequent case, end-to-end principle) ... 3 #12;© 2011, S of concerns (e.g., separation between policy / mechanisms, interface / implementation) Economy (e;© 2011, S. Krakowiak Systems Architecture The two faces of virtualization ! Descending (refinement

Pous, Damien

238

Vehicle Technologies Office: EV Everywhere Grand Challenge  

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Challenge Challenge With their immense potential for increasing the country's energy, economic, and environmental security, plug-in hybrid electric and all-electric vehicles (also known as plug-in electric vehicles, or PEVs) will play a key role in the country's transportation future. In fact, transitioning to electric drive vehicles (including hybrid-electric) could reduce U.S. oil dependence by more than 80% and greenhouse gas emissions by more than 60%. The EV Everywhere Grand Challenge focuses on the U.S. becoming the first nation in the world to produce plug-in electric vehicles that are as affordable for the average American family as today's gasoline-powered vehicles within the next 10 years. To learn more about electric vehicles, see our Plug-in Electric Vehicle Basics page. To help meet the EV Everywhere goals, the Vehicle Technologies Office supports efforts in a variety of areas:

239

Hybrid Multicore Consortium Tackles Programming Challenges  

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Hybrid Multicore Hybrid Multicore Consortium Tackles Programming Challenges Hybrid Multicore Consortium Tackles Programming Challenges Oak Ridge, Lawrence Berkeley and Los Alamos national laboratories to pool high-end computing expertise with Georgia Tech, Swiss University November 18, 2009 HMC PORTLAND, Oregon-While hybrid multicore technologies will be a critical component in future high-end computing systems, most of today's scientific applications will require a significant re-engineering effort to take advantage of the resources provided by these systems. To address this challenge, three U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories, including the Berkeley Lab, and two leading universities have formed the Hybrid Multicore Consortium, or HMC, and held their first meeting at SC09.

240

Changing Faces, Changing Government | Department of Energy  

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Changing Faces, Changing Government Changing Faces, Changing Government Changing Faces, Changing Government May 24, 2012 - 3:24pm Addthis Changing Faces, Changing Government What are the key facts? The Energy Department incorporated metrics into funding programs to track minority participation; conducted robust outreach to business associations, utilizing a corporate enterprise system to capture and track small business awards to AAPI-owned businesses; incorporated AAPI businesses into its Small Business Advisory Group; and leveraged its Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization to target areas of high Asian American populations where there are DOE offices and facilities. Editor's Note: This blog was originally posted by the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, by their Deputy

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3D face recognition with wireless transportation  

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In this dissertation, we focus on two related parts of a 3D face recognition system with wireless transportation. In the ?rst part, the core components of the system, namely, the feature extraction and classi?cation component, are introduced...

Zou, Le

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

242

Organizational responses to urban migration in Ho Chi Minh City : adapting to the challenges of a highly regulated environment  

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This thesis examines the operational environment for social organizations working to address the challenges facing Ho Chi Minh City's increasing migrant population. After Vietnam introduced sweeping economic reforms in ...

Simon, Daniel Tien

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

A virtual sculpture based morphable face model  

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testing phase using a much simpler data set than the facial surface data was done to test the software and verify the technique before proceeding with the exemplar faces. This test data set was comprised of 13 mushroom shapes that I created from a... generic mushroom mesh. The mushroom shapes contained fewer than ten percent of the number of vertices as the face sculptures. This made verifying the analysis process faster and simpler. This research included developing interactive control...

Riewe, Jessica Lauren

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

244

Future gulf dynamics and US security  

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This documental briefing synthesizes the results of a research project, entitled 'Future Security Requirements for the Gulf.' It represents an effort to pull together much of the detailed work conducted during this project and focuses on the principal factors driving the future environment in the greater Gulf region, on the implications of the resulting findings for future Gulf security and for the U.S. regional posture in the area, and on a broad examination of alternative U.S. approaches to its security in the Gulf. The overall project objective was to provide a political-military assessment of security prospects in the Gulf over the next 3 to 5 years, challenges the U.S. military are likely to encounter as they support U.S. national objectives in the region, and the broader implications for future U.S. security planning.

Nardulli, B.; Agmon, M.; Karasik, T.; Kechichian, J.A.; Morris, M.E.

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

Future Climate Engineering Solutions  

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Engineering Associations from around the world are part of the project `Future Climate - Engineering Solu- tions'. Within the project the participating associations have been developing national climate plansFuture Climate Engineering Solutions Joint report 13 engineering participating engeneering

246

Earth'future climate  

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...their visions of the future I. Astronomy and Earth sciences compiled by J. M. T. Thompson Earth'future climate Mark A. Saunders 1 1 Benfield...provide informed scientific projections for Earth's climate into the next millennium. This...

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A new scenario framework for climate change research: background, process, and future directions  

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The scientific community is developing new integrated global, regional, and sectoral scenarios to facilitate interdisciplinary research and assessment to explore the range of possible future climates and related physical changes could pose to human and natural systems; how these could interact with social, economic, and environmental development pathways; the degree to which mitigation and adaptation policies can avoid and reduce those risks; the costs and benefits of various policy mixes; residual impacts under alternative pathways; and the relationship with sustainable development. This paper provides the background to, and process of, developing the conceptual framework for these scenarios, described in three other papers in this Special Issue (van Vuuren et al.; O'Neill et al.; Kriegler et al.). The paper also discusses research needs to further develop and apply this framework. The goal is to encourage climate change researchers from a broad range of perspectives and disciplines to work together to develop policy-relevant scenarios and explore the implications of different possible futures for the challenges and opportunities human and natural systems could face with increasing climate change.

Ebi, Kristie L.; Hallegatte, Stephane; Kram, Tom; Arnell, Nigel; Carter, Tim; Edmonds, James A.; Kriegler, Elmar; Mathur, Ritu; O'Neill, Brian; Riahi, Keywan; Winkler, Harald; Van Vuuren, Detlef; Zwickel, Timm

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Combating Future Threats  

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......research-article Future Combating Future Threats Andy Clark On 21 September BCS, The Chartered...leadership debate about future security threats. Andy Clark, Head of Forensics at Detica...and where are they? These are different threats. Smartphones are powerful, connected......

Andy Clark

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Renewable Electricity Futures Study  

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Renewable Electricity Futures Study End-use Electricity Demand Volume 3 of 4 Volume 2 PDF Volume 3;Renewable Electricity Futures Study Edited By Hand, M.M. National Renewable Energy Laboratory Baldwin, S. U Sandor, D. National Renewable Energy Laboratory Suggested Citations Renewable Electricity Futures Study

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Inverted faces are (eventually) processed holistically Jennifer J. Richler  

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Inverted faces are (eventually) processed holistically Jennifer J. Richler , Michael L. Mack whether processing differences between upright and inverted faces are qualitative or quantitative. We present two experiments comparing holistic processing of upright and inverted faces within the composite

Palmeri, Thomas

251

March 30, 2010, Face to Face Meeting Presentation - DOE FTCP FY10 Operational Plan  

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Federal Federal Technical Capability Panel DOE Federal Technical Capability Panel FY10 Operational Plan G l 1 Obj ti 2 Goal 1 Objective 2: Define and implement a standard approach for continuing technical training for personnel in the continuing technical training for personnel in the TQP March 2010 Mark Sundie and Carol Ingram, Co-champions g , p Objectives for Today Goal 1 Objective 2 Goals for Face-to-Face: Goal 1 Objective 2 Goals for Face to Face: Obtain approval of revised wording Obtain approval of revised wording * Obtain FTCP input and buy-in on path forward: forward: Brief Panel on Status of Objective 2 Ensure that outcomes support DOE long-term mission pp g needs and provide management flexibility in TQP implementation G1 O2 Summary Face to Face Mar2010 FINAL Carol Ingram, NNSA/LSO

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Challenges in the use of science for sustainable development  

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This paper summarises some of the challenges to science that are posed by the search for sustainability. These challenges are not only technical ones, such as more affordable or reliable equipment for health care, water quality control and refrigeration. There are also fundamental empirical and methodological challenges, such as complexity, irreversibility and uncertainty over the long term, that must be faced for achieving better understanding of our environment and the planet's life-support systems. Finally, there are moral and procedural challenges for defining the roles of science-based knowledge and innovations for poverty reduction, for governance of technological and environmental risks, for sustainable ecosystems management, and for effective communication of scientific information to achieve these goals.

Silvio Funtowicz; Jerome Ravetz; Martin O'Connor

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

Energy for the Future  

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energy needs has been a scientific and engineering challenge for decades. A self-sustaining fusion burn has been achieved for brief periods under experimental conditions,...

254

Workplace Charging Challenge Summit 2014  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Challenge partners and ambassadors from across the country convened at the Workplace Charging Challenge Summit 2014 to network with their peers, participate in interactive breakout sessions, and...

255

Scientific and Computational Challenges of the Fusion Simulation Program (FSP)  

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This paper highlights the scientific and computational challenges facing the Fusion Simulation Program (FSP) a major national initiative in the United States with the primary objective being to enable scientific discovery of important new plasma phenomena with associated understanding that emerges only upon integration. This requires developing a predictive integrated simulation capability for magnetically-confined fusion plasmas that are properly validated against experiments in regimes relevant for producing practical fusion energy. It is expected to provide a suite of advanced modeling tools for reliably predicting fusion device behavior with comprehensive and targeted science-based simulations of nonlinearly-coupled phenomena in the core plasma, edge plasma, and wall region on time and space scales required for fusion energy production. As such, it will strive to embody the most current theoretical and experimental understanding of magnetic fusion plasmas and to provide a living framework for the simulation of such plasmas as the associated physics understanding continues to advance over the next several decades. Substantive progress on answering the outstanding scientific questions in the field will drive the FSP toward its ultimate goal of developing the ability to predict the behavior of plasma discharges in toroidal magnetic fusion devices with high physics fidelity on all relevant time and space scales. From a computational perspective, this will demand computing resources in the petascale range and beyond together with the associated multi-core algorithmic formulation needed to address burning plasma issues relevant to ITER - a multibillion dollar collaborative experiment involving seven international partners representing over half the world's population. Even more powerful exascale platforms will be needed to meet the future challenges of designing a demonstration fusion reactor (DEMO). Analogous to other major applied physics modeling projects (e.g., Climate Modeling), the FSP will need to develop software in close collaboration with computers scientists and applied mathematicians and validated against experimental data from tokamaks around the world. Specific examples of expected advances needed to enable such a comprehensive integrated modeling capability and possible "co-design" approaches will be discussed. __________________________________________________

William M. Tang

2011-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

256

It's not simple which is why the University of Houston is facing the challenge head on.  

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is our kind of crisis. UH ENERGY #12;UH.EdU/EnERgy Marathon Oil Schlumberger Technology Vinson & Elkins petroleum sector, including work on intelligent oil fields, nano-scale devices, subsea engineering

Azevedo, Ricardo

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Challenges, uncertainties and issues facing gas production from gas hydrate deposits  

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of Mexico, http://www.netl.doe.gov/technologies/oil-gas/of Mexico, http://www.netl.doe.gov/technologies/oil- gas/

Moridis, G.J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Abstract--Nowadays, the use of mobile applications and terminals faces fundamental challenges related to energy  

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of the hardware. Consequently, battery life time is decreasing drastically and makes the problematic of power hardware evolution. Video streaming is one of the most energy consuming applications in a mobile system a methodology for building and validating a high level global power consumption model including a hardware

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

259

Challenges, uncertainties and issues facing gas production from gas hydrate deposits  

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conductivity of gas hydrate-bearing sand. J. Geophys. Res.seal overlying gas hydrate-bearing sand reservoirs togeologic data on gas-hydrate-bearing sand reservoirs in the

Moridis, G.J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

RESEARCH PAPER The face value of ion fluxes: the challenge of determining  

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is the membrane-transport parameter of greatest interest to most researchers in the field of plant ion transport physiology. Key words: Barley, cellular ion exchange, efflux, high-affinity transport, influx, low-affinity transport, potassium. Introduction The unidirectional influx of nutrient ions into the plant cell

Britto, Dev T.

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Challenges, uncertainties and issues facing gas production from gas hydrate deposits  

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testing in Alaska. DOE-NETL Fire in the Ice Newsletter,perspective on the issue: DOE-NETL Fire in the Ice, SummerUlleung Basin, East Sea. DOE-NETL Fire In the Ice, Spring,

Moridis, G.J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Challenges, uncertainties and issues facing gas production from gas hydrate deposits  

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gas such as tight gas, shale gas, or coal bed methane gas tolocation. Development of shale oil and gas, tar sands, coalGas hydrates will undoubtedly also be present in shales,

Moridis, G.J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

Challenges faced by a global team : the case of the Tool Reuse Program at Intel®  

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The semiconductor industry is characterized by a high cost of capital equipment and fast change in process technology. Therefore Intel ® Corporation as the world's largest semiconductor company has a significant advantage ...

Communal, Alain, 1976-

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

The challenges facing the world are great and growing more complex by the day. Addressing  

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and sustainability, the SEQ connects via a palm-lined lane to the renowned Main Quad.The new buildings set a modern fairs, small group meetings and other Stanford-sponsored activities. Sustainable Features SEQ buildings meet stringent sustainability standards. Each building uses just half the power--and one

Prinz, Friedrich B.

265

The Photovoltaic Market Facing the Challenge of Organic Solar Cells: Economic and Technical Perspectives  

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Solar cells are gaining more interest in recent ... solution to improve energy production whilst reducing its environmental impact. The majority of the market is still dominated by first generation solar cells ma...

Paolo Chiappafreddo; Alessio Gagliardi

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Challenges and approach to integrated water resource management  

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Water is the natural resource on which human life, food security and the health of ecosystems depend. The requirement for water is increasing rapidly owing to progressive increase in the demand for irrigation, rapid industrialisation, population growth and improving living standards. The existing water resources are diminishing due to (a) unequal distribution of rain leading to drought, (b) excessive exploitation of groundwater sources and (c) deterioration of water quality owing to the discharge of domestic and industrial effluents without adequate treatment. A large number of villages in India and several other parts of the world are known to be suffering from excess salinity, fluoride, iron, arsenic and microbial contaminations of ground water. There are areas that face perennial water shortage. Thus, the sustainable management of water is one of the key challenges that our society is facing today. This paper discusses different challenges and approaches to integrated water resource management.

P.K. Tewari

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Professionals' Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Online versus Face-to-face Continuing Professional Education Courses  

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With the increasing use of the computer and the Internet in the training sector, there are constant debates about the effectiveness of e-learning versus traditional face-to-face (FTF) education since the early 1990s. However, limited empirical...

Ke, Jie

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

268

FACE Program, Brookhaven National Laboratory, BNL  

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Brookhaven FACE Publications Brookhaven FACE Publications Homepage This listing includes publications by authors during their affiliation with the Brookhaven National Laboratory FACE Team. Only peer reviewed published articles are listed. 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007| 2008 | 2009 2009 Lewin KF, Nagy J, Nettles WR, Cooley DM, Rogers A (2009) Comparison of gas use efficiency and treatment uniformity in a forest ecosystem exposed to elevated [CO2] using pure and pre-diluted Free Air CO2 Enrichment technology. Global Change Biology. 15, 388-395. Cseke LJ, Tsai C-J, Rogers A, Nelson MP, White HL, Karnosky DF, Podila GK (2009) Transcriptomic comparison in the leaves of two aspen genotypes having similar carbon assimilation rates but different allocation patterns under elevated CO2. New Phytologist. 182, 891-911.

269

Future of Telecommunications  

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... . G. Radley, of the Post Office Research Station at Dollis Hill, spoke on Telecommunications of the future. He pointed out that in 1914, although wire telephony had been ...

1941-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

270

Materials for the Future  

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for the Future The Lab's four Science Pillars harness capabilities for solutions to threats- on national and global scales. Contacts Pillar Champion Mary Hockaday Email Pillar...

271

My Amazing Future 2012  

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Idaho National Laboratory's My Amazing Future program gives 8th grade women the opportunity to experience careers in science and engineering.

None

2013-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

272

The Future Metropolitan Landscape  

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care for the design of this landscape, for its water, air,The Future Metropolitan Landscape Peter Bosselmann and Denirather to an urbanized landscape with multiple centers,

Bosselmann, Peter; Ruggeri, Deni

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Face Photo Retrieval by Sketch Example Hamed Kiani Galoogahi  

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Face Photo Retrieval by Sketch Example Hamed Kiani Galoogahi School of Computing National University of Singapore Singapore, 117417 tsim@comp.nus.edu.sg ABSTRACT Face photo-sketch matching has of matching face photo and sketch is difference of visual characteristics between face photo and sketch which

Sim, Terence

274

New Opportunities & New Challenges  

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Orientation August 26, 2014 #12;THE UNH Mission The University of New Hampshire is the state's public research. #12;CoreValues of UNH Engagement Teaching, research, and public service that make a differenceNew Opportunities & New Challenges Harry Richards, Dean of the Graduate School Graduate Assistant

New Hampshire, University of

275

Problems and Challenges Vibrations  

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, but is not necessary for many standard measurements. Mounting all optical components on vibration insulation posts further reduced vibrations. Concerning the suppression of vibration-induced measurement problems58 Problems and Challenges Vibrations: One of the key problems for the bulge tester is vibration

Huston, Dryver R.

276

Indiana Energy Energy Challenges  

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Indiana Energy Conference Energy Challenges And Opportunities November 5, 2013 ­ 9:00 a.m. ­ 5:00 p spectrum of business sectors including: Energy Community Manufacturing Policymakers Finance Engineering of Energy & Water: A Well of Opportunity Our water and energy systems are inextricably linked. Energy

Ginzel, Matthew

277

Challenging Peer Review  

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Challenging Peer Review ... Eliminating what he sees as wasteful spending and adding new criteria to peer review of National Science Foundation grants are on the agenda of Rep. Lamar S. Smith (R-Texas), chair of the House of Representatives Science, Space & Technology Committee. ...

ANDREA WIDENER

2013-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

278

The Changing Faces of Forest Recreation  

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The Changing Faces of Forest Recreation Latino Recreation Patterns Pacific recreation has long focused on the needs and habits of White visitors because this traditionally has been, social scientists are studying the needs and recreation patterns of Latino visitors to better under

Standiford, Richard B.

279

Meeting report The changing face of genomics  

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this technology into studying transcriptional regulator binding in the human genome, with applicationsMeeting report The changing face of genomics Manolis Kellis Address: The Broad Institute AGBT / AMS meeting on Advances in Genome Biology & Technology Marco Island, Florida, USA, February 4

Kellis, Manolis

280

A qualitative study of workplace intercultural communication tensions in dyadic face-to-face and computer-mediated interactions  

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We present findings from a qualitative study with 28 participants of the dyadic intercultural communication tensions professionals experience in Face-to-Face (FTF) and Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) workplace interactions. We identify four categories ... Keywords: computer-mediated communication, face-to-face, intercultural communication, workplace

Helen Ai He, Elaine M. Huang

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human perception of faces and face cartoons: an fMRI study Jorge Jovicich1,2  

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and stimuli: Healthy adult subjects (2 females, 2 males, ages 18-23) participated in passive viewing tasks stimulus sequences: a face localizer consisting of two-tone face and house pictures (1), face and house cartoons, Brunswik faces (3) and house cartoons. Subjects were novice to the stimuli. The stimulus

Peters, Rob

282

The Hanford Story: Future  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Future Chapter of the Hanford Story illustrates the potential and possibilities offered by a post-cleanup Hanford. From land use plans and preservation at Hanford to economic development and tourism opportunities, the Future chapter touches on a variety of local economic, cultural and environmental perspectives.

283

FUTURE LOGISTICS LIVING LABORATORY  

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FUTURE LOGISTICS LIVING LABORATORY Delivering Innovation The Future Logistics Living Lab is a collaboration between NICTA, SAP and Fraunhofer. Australia's first Living Lab provides a platform for industry and research to work together, to investigate real-world problems and to demonstrate innovative technology

Heiser, Gernot

284

Fermilab | Plan for the Future | Fermilab's Future  

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Fermilab's Future Fermilab's Future 2013-2015 Next Fermilab's research program for 2015 and beyond New facilities at Fermilab, the nation's dedicated particle physics laboratory, would provide thousands of scientists from across the United States and around the world with world-class scientific opportunities. In collaboration with the Department of Energy and the particle physics community, Fermilab is pursuing a strategic plan that addresses fundamental questions about the physical laws that govern matter, energy, space and time. Fermilab is advancing plans for the best facilities in the world for the exploration of neutrinos and rare subatomic processes, far beyond current global capabilities. The proposed construction of a two-megawatt high-intensity proton accelerator, Project X, would enable a comprehensive

285

LESC-PESC SCiEnCE PoSition PaPEr FACEing the Future  

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. Liberloo, graph from Gielen et al. 2003, GCB vol.9, p 1022-1037 European Science Foundation The European Sciences · Nuclear Physics · Polar Sciences · Radio Astronomy Frequencies · Space Sciences This LESC site policy and organisational issues 14 Costs 14 Recommendations 15 Further initiatives, further

Rogers, Alistair

286

Cellulose challenge: where do we go from here  

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Because of its relatively low cost and high level of availability, wood has become a popular biomass resource for the manufacture of fuels and chemical products. The producers of high-purity cellulose pulps face problems because the kraft process which is the standard source of dissolving pulp involves huge investments. The article examines the future of this industry and assesses these new technologies: solvent pulping; low lignin biomass and microbial cellulose. 6 references.

Lipinsky, E.S.

1983-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Benefits and Challenges  

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Benefits and Challenges Benefits and Challenges Benefits Photo: Fuel cell exhaust emits no harmful pollutants Less Greenhouse Gas Emissions Gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles emit greenhouse gases (GHGs), mostly carbon dioxide (CO2), that contribute to global climate change. Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) powered by pure hydrogen emit no GHGs from their tailpipe, only heat and water. Producing the hydrogen to power FCVs can generate GHGs, depending on the production method, but much less than that emitted by conventional gasoline and diesel vehicles. more... The chart below shows the GHGs generated by various vehicle types and considers all steps of the energy chain from fuel extraction or production to fuel use by the vehicle, not just tailpipe emissions. Even when accounting for the GHGs emitted during hydrogen production, conventional

288

Is Stringy-Supersymmetry Quintessentially Challenged?  

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We discuss the problem of introducing background spacetimes of the de Sitter type (quintessential backgrounds) in the context of fundamental theories involving supersymmetry. The role of a model presented in 1984, showing that these backgrounds can occur as spontaneously broken phases of locally supersymmetric 4D, N-extended theories, is highlighted. The present twin challenges of the presumed presence of supersymmetry in particle physics and the emergence of experimental evidence for a positive cosmological constant from type-II supernovae data are noted for the continued investigation of superstring/M-theory. Finally we note how the 1984-model may have a role to play in future investigations.

Gates, S J

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Lunar laser ranging: the millimeter challenge  

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Lunar laser ranging has provided many of the best tests of gravitation since the first Apollo astronauts landed on the Moon. The march to higher precision continues to this day, now entering the millimeter regime, and promising continued improvement in scientific results. This review introduces key aspects of the technique, details the motivations, observables, and results for a variety of science objectives, summarizes the current state of the art, highlights new developments in the field, describes the modeling challenges, and looks to the future of the enterprise.

T W Murphy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Smart homes: technologies, applications and challenges  

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Smart homes are intelligent environments that interact with their occupants in ways that improve their lives. This paper presents the ubiquitous pervasive technologies that will need to be integrated to realise the future vision of smart homes that have the intelligence to anticipate, predict and take decisions in a virtually autonomous manner. It also presents some of the major application areas that will benefit from the realisation of smart homes. It then discusses some of the challenges that need to be overcome in order for smart homes to become a reality and find acceptance from people across all sectors of the society.

Mahmoud A. Al-Qutayri; Jeedella S. Jeedella

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

The r-process nucleosynthesis: a continued challenge for nuclear physics and astrophysics  

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The identification of the astrophysical site and the specific conditions in which r-process nucleosynthesis takes place remain unsolved mysteries of astrophysics. The present paper emphasizes some important future challenges faced by nuclear physics in this problem, particularly in the determination of the radiative neutron capture rates by exotic nuclei close to the neutron drip line and the fission probabilities of heavy neutron-rich nuclei. These quantities are particularly relevant to determine the composition of the matter resulting from the decompression of initially cold neutron star matter. New detailed r-process calculations are performed and the final composition of ejected inner and outer neutron star crust material is estimated. We discuss the impact of the many uncertainties in the astrophysics and nuclear physics on the final composition of the ejected matter. The similarity between the predicted and the solar abundance pattern for A > 140 nuclei as well as the robustness of the prediction with varied input parameters makes this scenario one of the most promising that deserves further exploration.

S. Goriely; P. Demetriou; H. -Th. Janka; J. M. Pearson; M. Samyn

2004-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

292

International Symposium POLAR ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE: The Challenges  

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. This not only produces uncertainty in our knowledge of observed past climate change, but also in our projection numerical models of the climate system both to project future climate changes and to understand past changes80 International Symposium POLAR ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE: The Challenges Estimates of past

293

Powering the planet: Chemical challenges in solar energy utilization  

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...Chemical challenges in solar energy utilization 10...Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology...renewable energy resources, solar energy is by far the...Future of Nuclear Power ( Massachusetts Institute of Technology...Washington, DC ). 13 Solar Energy Utilization Workshop...

Nathan S. Lewis; Daniel G. Nocera

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

DOE Responses to DOE Challenge Home (formerly Builders Challenge...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Energy. doeresponseschallengehomecomments.pdf More Documents & Publications Version Tracking Document for DOE Challenge Homes, National Program Requirements (Rev. 03) DOE...

295

Geothermal Power: Meeting the Challenge of Electric Price Stabilization in  

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Geothermal Power: Meeting the Challenge of Electric Price Stabilization in Geothermal Power: Meeting the Challenge of Electric Price Stabilization in the West Speaker(s): Jon Wellinghoff Steve Munson Date: January 30, 2001 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Julie Osborn Existing data indicates that extensive geothermal resources of power production grade exist throughout the western United States. These resources may be capable of producing clean, reliable electric power in sufficient quantities to act as a hedge against the price volatility of gas-fired electric generation. The challenge facing energy policy makers is developing effective strategies and appropriate incentives to assist developers in moving competitive quantities of geothermal electric capacity into the western power marketplace. Issues related to achieving this goal

296

Collaborative future event recommendation  

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We demonstrate a method for collaborative ranking of future events. Previous work on recommender systems typically relies on feedback on a particular item, such as a movie, and generalizes this to other items or other ...

Minkov, Einat

297

Preparing for the Future  

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tx H2O | pg. 12 Preparing for the Future Story by Kathy Wythe Preparing for the Future University establishes water management degree program Texas A&M University launched an interdisci-plinary water management degree programduring the fall... 2005 semester with 12 stu-dents seeking either master?s or doctorate degrees in water management and hydrologic sciences. The degree program, the first in Texas, includes 42 faculty members in 12 departments from four differ- ent colleges, said Ron...

Wythe, Kathy

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Buying Hedge with Futures  

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Agricultural Economist, Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. Many bulk purchasers of agricultural com- modities need price risk management tools to help stabilize input prices. Livestock feeders... anticipating future feed needs or grain export- ers making commitments to sell grain are two users of agricultural commodities who could benefit from input price management strate- gies. A common tool is a buying, or long, hedge using futures. Producers...

Welch, Mark; Kastens, Terry L.

2009-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

299

Thermal and Power Challenges in High Performance Computing Systems  

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This paper provides an overview of the thermal and power challenges in emerging high performance computing platforms. The advent of new sophisticated applications in highly diverse areas such as health, education, finance, entertainment, etc. is driving the platform and device requirements for future systems. The key ingredients of future platforms are vertically integrated (3D) die-stacked devices which provide the required performance characteristics with the associated form factor advantages. Two of the major challenges to the design of through silicon via (TSV) based 3D stacked technologies are (i) effective thermal management and (ii) efficient power delivery mechanisms. Some of the key challenges that are articulated in this paper include hot-spot superposition and intensification in a 3D stack, design/optimization of thermal through silicon vias (TTSVs), non-uniform power loading of multi-die stacks, efficient on-chip power delivery, minimization of electrical hotspots etc.

Venkat Natarajan; Anand Deshpande; Sudarshan Solanki; Arun Chandrasekhar

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

DOE Challenge Home Student Competition  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Challenge Home Challenge Home Student Competition April 2013 Contents Background ................................................................................................................................. 3 Summit Participants .................................................................................................................... 4 Key Results .................................................................................................................................. 5 Proposed Framework .................................................................................................................. 6 Suggestions for Submittal Requirements/Scoring Criteria ............................................................ 8 Suggested Competition Prize Options .......................................................................................... 9

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301

DOE Challenge Home Label Methodology  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

October 2012 1 October 2012 1 Label Methodology DOE Challenge Home Label Methodology October 2012 DOE Challenge Home October 2012 2 Label Methodology Contents Background ............................................................................................................................................... 3 Methodology ............................................................................................................................................. 5 Comfort/Quiet .......................................................................................................................................... 5 Healthy Living ........................................................................................................................................... 7

302

The Global Energy Challenge  

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The expected doubling of global energy demand by 2050 challenges our traditional patterns of energy production, distribution and use.   The continued use of fossil fuels raises concerns about supply, security, environment and climate.  New routes are needed for the efficient conversion of energy from chemical fuel, sunlight, and heat to electricity or hydrogen as an energy carrier and finally to end uses like transportation, lighting, and heating. Opportunities for efficient new energy conversion routes based on nanoscale materials will be presented, with emphasis on the sustainable energy technologies they enable.

George Crabtree

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

303

The Global Energy Challenge  

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The expected doubling of global energy demand by 2050 challenges our traditional patterns of energy production, distribution and use.   The continued use of fossil fuels raises concerns about supply, security, environment and climate.  New routes are needed for the efficient conversion of energy from chemical fuel, sunlight, and heat to electricity or hydrogen as an energy carrier and finally to end uses like transportation, lighting, and heating. Opportunities for efficient new energy conversion routes based on nanoscale materials will be presented, with emphasis on the sustainable energy technologies they enable.

George Crabtree

2007-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

304

DOE Challenge Home Label Methodology  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

A document of the U.S. Department of Energy's Zero Energy Ready Home (formerly Challenge Home) program.

305

Challenge Home Student Design Competition  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Challenge Home Student Design Competition took place April 26 and 27 at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

306

Face Amount of Life Insurance Coverage by Program by State | Data.gov  

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Face Amount of Life Insurance Coverage by Program by State Face Amount of Life Insurance Coverage by Program by State Consumer Data Apps Challenges Resources About Blogs Let's Talk Feedback Consumer You are here Data.gov » Communities » Consumer » Data Face Amount of Life Insurance Coverage by Program by State Dataset Summary Description Face value of insurance for each administered life insurance program listed by state. Data is current as of 04/30/12. All programs are closed to new issues except for Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance and Veterans' Mortgage Life Insurance. United States Government Life Insurance was issued to WWI military personnel and Veterans. National Service Life Insurance was established to meet the needs of WWII military personnel and Veterans. Veterans' Special Life Insurance was issued to Korean War-era Veterans. Veterans' Reopened Insurance provides coverage to certain classes of disabled Veterans from WWII and the Korean conflict who had dropped their government life insurance coverage. Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance was established in 1951 and is available to Veterans with service-connected disabilities. Veterans' Mortgage Life Insurance was established in 1971 to provide mortgage protection life insurance to severely disabled Veterans who have received grants for the purchase of specially adapted housing.

307

Bioenergy Development in Thailand: Challenges and Strategies  

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Abstract In recognition of concerns about the security of energy supply and climate change, the Thai government has developed Alternative Energy Development Plan for the period 2012–2021. Under this plan, the production of bio- ethanol and biodiesel in 2021 is expected to grow significantly. This growth will add more pressures on water and land requirements for growing energy crops. This is likely to contribute to worsening the security of water and food supply. This paper, therefore, provides an overview of the bioenergy development and current policies in Thailand with a view to identify the challenges faced by the development of bioenergy. A review of the bioenergy policies reveals that the existing policies have been exclusively focus on energy perspective and largely ignore the significance of the implications arising from the interdependencies between energy, water and food. There is a lack of understanding of the interrelationships between bioenergy, water and food policy interactions. The lack of such understanding is likely to pose several challenges including food or fuel dilemma, security of water supply and issues surrounding land use for biofuel production. This paper further emphasizes the need to develop an integrated framework for developing an understanding of the relationships between energy, water and land.

Supannika Wattana

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Mathematics: Challenging, Useful, and Fun!  

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Mathematics: Challenging, Useful, and Fun! Mathematics: Challenging, Useful, and Fun! #12;What available to math students Provide an overview of the math major and department Mathematics: Challenging, Useful, and Fun! #12;Why study mathematics? Open doors: careers, majors, higher education Useful skills

Myers, Amy

309

Challenges in Integrating Renewable Technologies  

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. To seamlessly integrate renewable resources in the grid, research and development must address challenges reliability and econ- omy. The challenges of integrating high penetrations of renewable energy technologiesChallenges in Integrating Renewable Technologies into an Electric Power System White Paper Power

310

Energy Challenge Four: The Baltimore Neighborhood Energy Challenge |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Challenge Four: The Baltimore Neighborhood Energy Challenge Challenge Four: The Baltimore Neighborhood Energy Challenge Energy Challenge Four: The Baltimore Neighborhood Energy Challenge June 28, 2010 - 10:00am Addthis John Lippert We've already seen over the past three Mondays how cooperation among the public sector, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit private sector firms can produce some real benefits. We've also seen how the success of a project or program can depend on the ability to mobilize the local community. Let's look at another case where these elements successfully converge: The Baltimore Neighborhood Energy Challenge (BNEC). BNEC is a pilot program of the Baltimore Office of Sustainability (part of the Baltimore City Department of Planning) and the Baltimore Community Foundation, a tax-exempt, publicly supported organization serving the Greater Baltimore

311

Future Climate Analysis  

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This Analysis/Model Report (AMR) documents an analysis that was performed to estimate climatic variables for the next 10,000 years by forecasting the timing and nature of climate change at Yucca Mountain (YM), Nevada (Figure 1), the site of a potential repository for high-level radioactive waste. The future-climate estimates are based on an analysis of past-climate data from analog meteorological stations, and this AMR provides the rationale for the selection of these analog stations. The stations selected provide an upper and a lower climate bound for each future climate, and the data from those sites will provide input to the infiltration model (USGS 2000) and for the total system performance assessment for the Site Recommendation (TSPA-SR) at YM. Forecasting long-term future climates, especially for the next 10,000 years, is highly speculative and rarely attempted. A very limited literature exists concerning the subject, largely from the British radioactive waste disposal effort. The discussion presented here is one method, among many, of establishing upper and lower bounds for future climate estimates. The method used here involves selecting a particular past climate from many past climates, as an analog for future climate. Other studies might develop a different rationale or select other past climates resulting in a different future climate analog. Revision 00 of this AMR was prepared in accordance with the ''Work Direction and Planning Document for Future Climate Analysis'' (Peterman 1999) under Interagency Agreement DE-AI08-97NV12033 with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The planning document for the technical scope, content, and management of ICN 01 of this AMR is the ''Technical Work Plan for Unsaturated Zone (UZ) Flow and Transport Process Model Report'' (BSC 2001a). The scope for the TBV resolution actions in this ICN is described in the ''Technical Work Plan for: Integrated Management of Technical Product Input Department''. (BSC 2001b, Addendum B, Section 4.1).

James Houseworth

2001-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

312

Face Interface : a methodology for experimental learning of input modalities  

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This thesis demonstrates that creating a system with a visual representation of the face which mirrors the user's facial gestures appears to solve problems in teaching a user to use the new input affordances of face-based ...

Wetzel, Jon William

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Functional and structural characterization of the macaque Middle face patch  

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The middle face patch is a region of cortex in the ventral visual pathway of the Inferior Temporal lobe in the macaque brain. This region has been identified by functional MRI to respond preferentially to images of faces ...

Aparicio, Paul (Paul L.)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

future science group 431ISSN 1758-300410.4155/CMT.11.33 2011 Future Science Ltd There are numerous and significant sustainability-  

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for making design decisions related to sustainable building design. Special RepoRt 1 The City College of New There are numerous and significant sustainability- related design challenges facing the building industry. Buildings of how best to apply limited building budgets when designing for sustainability. More owners are now

Bank, Lawrence C.

315

Can Gender Be Predicted from Near-Infrared Face Images?  

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Can Gender Be Predicted from Near-Infrared Face Images? Arun Ross and Cunjian Chen Lane Department spectrum (VIS). We explore the possibility of predicting gender from face images ac- quired in the near-infrared cross-spectral gender prediction. Keywords: Biometrics, Faces, Gender, Near-Infrared, Cross-Spectral. 1

Ross, Arun Abraham

316

Illumination Invariant Face Recognition Using Near-Infrared Images  

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Illumination Invariant Face Recognition Using Near-Infrared Images Stan Z. Li, Senior Member, IEEE-user applications. First, we present an active near infrared (NIR) imaging system that is able to produce face groups. Index Terms--Biometrics, face recognition, near infrared (NIR), illumination invariant, local

Fan, Guoliang

317

Future outlook less public $$$  

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is that health reform will make health care less expensive. That translates into cuts at the state and federal more health care. The challenge posed by that dynamic means that OHSU must drive innovation and educate Institutes of Health (the major source of OHSU research grants), reducing Medicare payments and spending less

Chapman, Michael S.

318

The New Face of Utility Marketing  

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of just one advisors, attempting alternatives to management. But, by the way, do to sell. You aren't idea. You are energy to offer the best of your customer or you present 20 ideas when asked for your opinion. People don't want to choose between...THE NEW FACE OF UTILITY MARKETING Joel S. Gilbert, P.E., Director Energy Management & Planning Services Dames & Moore, Bethesda, Maryland Introduction Ho hum, another conference about energy conservation. Oh, let's call it a conference...

Gilbert, J. S.

319

Spatial agent-based models for socio-ecological systems: Challenges and prospects  

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Departing from the comprehensive reviews carried out in the field, we identify the key challenges that agent-based methodology faces when modeling coupled socio-ecological systems. Focusing primarily on the papers presented in this thematic issue, we ... Keywords: Agent-based model, Human-environment system, Multi-agent system, Review, Socio-ecological system

Tatiana Filatova; Peter H. Verburg; Dawn Cassandra Parker; Carol Ann Stannard

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Shale gas: Opportunities and challenges  

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...in Mexicali Valley, Mexico and fluid extraction...2012, Americas new energy future: The unconventional...a/americas-new-energy-future.aspx . Jamtveit...advancing regulatory reforms: A two-state review...in the Bakken play, Energy and Environmental Research...

Paul Meakin; Hai Huang; Anders Malthe-Sørenssen; Kjetil Thøgersen

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321

Introduction to Futures Markets  

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in Chicago. To reduce their risk exposure, grain dealers began selling ?To Arrive? contracts, which specified the future date (usually the month) a speci- fied quantity of grain would be delivered to a particular location at a price identified... in the contract. Fixing the price in advance of deliv- ery reduced the grain dealer?s risk and made it easier to obtain credit to finance grain purchas- es from farmers. The ?To Arrive? contracts were a forerunner of the futures contracts traded today. Although...

Mintert, James R.; Welch, Mark

2009-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

322

Future Climate Analysis  

SciTech Connect

This report documents an analysis that was performed to estimate climatic variables for the next 10,000 years by forecasting the timing and nature of climate change at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, the site of a repository for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. The future-climate estimates are based on an analysis of past-climate data from analog meteorological stations, and this report provides the rationale for the selection of these analog stations. The stations selected provide an upper and a lower climate bound for each future climate, and the data from those sites will provide input to the following reports: ''Simulation of Net Infiltration for Present-Day and Potential Future Climates'' (BSC 2004 [DIRS 170007]), ''Total System Performance Assessment (TSPA) Model/Analysis for the License Application'' (BSC 2004 [DIRS 168504]), ''Features, Events, and Processes in UZ Flow and Transport'' (BSC 2004 [DIRS 170012]), and ''Features, Events, and Processes in SZ Flow and Transport'' (BSC 2004 [DIRS 170013]). Forecasting long-term future climates, especially for the next 10,000 years, is highly speculative and rarely attempted. A very limited literature exists concerning the subject, largely from the British radioactive waste disposal effort. The discussion presented here is one available forecasting method for establishing upper and lower bounds for future climate estimates. The selection of different methods is directly dependent on the available evidence used to build a forecasting argument. The method used here involves selecting a particular past climate from many past climates, as an analog for future climate. While alternative analyses are possible for the case presented for Yucca Mountain, the evidence (data) used would be the same and the conclusions would not be expected to drastically change. Other studies might develop a different rationale or select other past climates resulting in a different future climate analog. Other alternative approaches could include simulation of climate over the 10,000-year period; however, this modeling extrapolation is well beyond the bounds of current scientific practice and would not provide results with better confidence. A corroborative alternative approach may be found in ''Future Climate Analysis-10,000 Years to 1,000,000 Years After Present'' (Sharpe 2003 [DIRS 161591]). The current revision of this report is prepared in accordance with ''Technical Work Plan for: Unsaturated Zone Flow Analysis and Model Report Integration'' (BSC 2004 [DIRS 169654]).

C. G. Cambell

2004-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

323

Bioenergy: America’s Energy Future  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Bioenergy: America's Energy Future is a short documentary film showcasing examples of bioenergy innovations across the biomass supply chain and the United States. The film highlights a few stories of individuals and companies who are passionate about achieving the promise of biofuels and addressing the challenges of developing a thriving bioeconomy. This outreach product supports media initiatives to expand the public’s understanding of the bioenergy industry and sustainable transportation and was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Green Focus Films, and BCS, Incorporated.

324

The RERTR Program: Past, present and future  

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The past, present and future of the Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactor (RERTR) Program are discussed with an emphasis on some of the reactor physics and thermal-hydraulics codes and modelling required to accommodate research and test reactor analysis, and some of the development work still in progress is described. Some comparisons with physical measurements and Monte Carlo are provided. The efforts in fuels development and the experimental support are summarized. The accomplishments in joint study programs and the transfer of technology are high lighted. The joint study with the Russian reduced enrichment program presents many new challenges.

Woodruff, W.L.; Travelli, A.; Matos, J.E.; Snelgrove, J.L.

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Energy Challenge Three: The Greenbelt Green Neighborhood Challenge |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Energy Challenge Three: The Greenbelt Green Neighborhood Challenge Energy Challenge Three: The Greenbelt Green Neighborhood Challenge Energy Challenge Three: The Greenbelt Green Neighborhood Challenge June 21, 2010 - 5:52pm Addthis John Lippert Lore Rosenthal, a principal leader behind the Greenbelt Climate Action Network, attended a meeting in Greenbelt, Maryland, on an energy purchasing cooperative more than a year ago. Also attending the meeting was Lore's neighbor, Sylvia Lewis, on the board of both the Greenbelt Community Foundation (GCF) and Greenbelt Homes, Inc. (GHI). The energy purchasing co-op spokesperson was offering electricity at a lower rate than that offered by PEPCO, our local utility. Lore longed for a similar arrangement-a bulk electricity purchase but with wind energy. She spoke to Sylvia, who thought it was a good idea. Lore

326

Hydrogen Storage Challenges | Department of Energy  

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Current Technology Hydrogen Storage Challenges Hydrogen Storage Challenges For transportation, the overarching technical challenge for hydrogen storage is how to store the...

327

Technology in engineering education – essential for sustainable approaches to global technical challenges  

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The complexity of challenges faced by global societies will require sophisticated technical solutions. A dramatic expansion of knowledge is expected that could lead to new technologies to address global problems. However, knowledge generation is challenging traditional education that focuses on transmission from teacher to students. Information technology can improve engineering education in three important ways: multimedia instruction; virtual team projects; class management tools. Perhaps the most important factor in educating engineers to meet challenges to sustainability is the development of the professional engineering educator, an instructor who is able to adopt the latest computer-based instructional technology.

Theodore F. Wiesner; William Y. Lan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Future of Optical Astronomy  

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... I BELIEVE that optical astronomy in Great Britain has now reached, for virtually the first time in its history, ... studied in universities and in Government and industrial laboratories; but with two exceptions, optical astronomy is studied almost entirely in university laboratories only, and its future largely depends on ...

D. E. BLACKWELL

1962-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Quantum motor and future  

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In a popular language, the possibilities of the Casimir expulsion effect are presented, which can be the basis of quantum motors. Such motors can be in the form of a special multilayer thin film with periodic and complex nanosized structures. Quantum motors of the type of the Casimir platforms can be the base of transportation, energy and many other systems in the future.

Fateev, Evgeny G

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Quantum motor and future  

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In a popular language, the possibilities of the Casimir expulsion effect are presented, which can be the basis of quantum motors. Such motors can be in the form of a special multilayer thin film with periodic and complex nanosized structures. Quantum motors of the type of the Casimir platforms can be the base of transportation, energy and many other systems in the future.

Evgeny G. Fateev

2013-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

331

Simulation in the future  

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Seven panelists, all simulation consultants, give their view of the future of simulation. There is some consistency in the views with four areas being mentioned by three of the panelists, and four areas being mentioned by two of the panelists. However, ...

Jerry Banks

2000-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

Food for the Future  

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...harnessing free sources of energy, includ-ing the...volcanoes, and thermal gradients of the...exchangers, wind converters, and tide tur-bines...with quantities of energy of the magnitude...Fresh Water from the Ocean (Con-servation...P. C. Putnam, Energy in the Future (Van...

J. G. Harrar

1955-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

333

Challenging the challenge: handling data in the Gigabit/s range  

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The ALICE experiment at CERN will propose unprecedented requirements for event building and data recording. New technologies will be adopted as well as ad-hoc frameworks, from the acquisition of experimental data up to the transfer onto permanent media and its later access. These issues justify a careful, in-depth planning and preparation. The ALICE Data Challenge is a very important step of this development process where simulated detector data is moved from dummy data sources up to the recording media using processing elements and data-paths as realistic as possible. We will review herein the current status of past, present and future ALICE Data Challenges, with particular reference to the sessions held in 2002 when - for the first time - streams worth one week of ALICE data were recorded onto tape media at sustained rates exceeding 300 MB/s.

T. Anticic; J. P. Baud; F. Carena; W. Carena; M. Collignon; F. Collin; B. Couturier; R. Divia`; J. D. Durand; D. Favretto; J. M. Jouanigot; J. C. Marin; A. K. Mohanty; B. Panzer-Steidel; B. Polichtchouk; F. Rademakers; H. Renshall; K. Schossmaier; M. Schulz; P. Vande Vyvre; A. Vascotto

2003-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

334

Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho Geothermal Resource Assessment and Future Recommendations  

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The U.S. Air Force is facing a number of challenges as it moves into the future, one of the biggest being how to provide safe and secure energy to support base operations. A team of scientists and engineers met at Mountain Home Air Force Base in early 2011 near Boise, Idaho, to discuss the possibility of exploring for geothermal resources under the base. The team identified that there was a reasonable potential for geothermal resources based on data from an existing well. In addition, a regional gravity map helped identify several possible locations for drilling a new well. The team identified several possible sources of funding for this well—the most logical being to use U.S. Department of Energy funds to drill the upper half of the well and U.S. Air Force funds to drill the bottom half of the well. The well was designed as a slimhole well in accordance with State of Idaho Department of Water Resources rules and regulations. Drilling operations commenced at the Mountain Home site in July of 2011 and were completed in January of 2012. Temperatures increased gradually, especially below a depth of 2000 ft. Temperatures increased more rapidly below a depth of 5500 ft. The bottom of the well is at 5976 ft, where a temperature of about 140°C was recorded. The well flowed artesian from a depth below 5600 ft, until it was plugged off with drilling mud. Core samples were collected from the well and are being analyzed to help understand permeability at depth. Additional tests using a televiewer system will be run to evaluate orientation and directions at fractures, especially in the production zone. A final report on the well exploitation will be forthcoming later this year. The Air Force will use it to evaluate the geothermal resource potential for future private development options at Mountain Home Air Force Base. In conclusion, Recommendation for follow-up efforts include the following:

Joseph C. Armstrong; Robert P. Breckenridge; Dennis L. Nielson; John W. Shervais; Thomas R. Wood

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

Market penetration: How to predict the future  

SciTech Connect

One of the biggest challenges in evaluating energy efficiency programs if predicting how customers will react to future changes in incentives and technology. This is especially true within a competitive energy market. This paper presents a market penetration model based on states preference experiments that is designed to address this issue. This model can be used to predict customer purchases under alternative market conditions such as changes in technology, program rebates, and program qualifying equipment. The states preference experiments elicit ratings from residential customers on program and equipment attributes such as price, rebate, and annual energy savings. The data were collected and the model estimated using information from Florida Power and Light's Residential HVAC Program. Once the data are gathered, a logic model is estimated to determine the probability that each program and equipment option is chosen. The model is calibrated to actual customer purchases and then used to predict future equipment purchases and program participation. When values for very high efficiency equipment are included in the experiment, the model can be used to forecast future purchases even when purchases of these units are not currently widespread. This market penetration model provides a method to forecast equipment purchases, while taking into account future changes in technology, and, as a result, will be valuable to any utility seeking to continue energy efficiency programs in a competitive market.

Grover, S.; Ikenze-Bates, I.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

DOE Challenge Home Student Competition  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This document outlines plans for the DOE Challenge Homes Student Competition, which will complement the Solar Decathlon, and launch in 2014.

337

Atoms for Peace After 50 Years: The New Challenges and Opportunities  

DOE R&D Accomplishments (OSTI)

This report draws on a series of international workshops held to mark the fiftieth anniversary of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Atoms for Peace address before the United Nations General Assembly. A half-century after President Eisenhower's landmark speech, the world is vastly different, but mankind still faces the challenge he identified--gaining the benefits of nuclear technology in a way that limits the risks to security. Fifty years after Eisenhower declared that the people of the world should be "armed with the significant facts of today's existence," the consequences of his bold vision should be evaluated to provide a foundation upon which to shape the next fifty years. Policy and technology communities cannot escape the legacy of a half-century of nuclear technology expansion. At the same time, citizens need to consider the future role of military and civilian nuclear technology in a global strategy to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century. The new century brought with it a set of contradictions regarding nuclear technology. Nuclear knowledge, technology, materials, and facilities have spread around the world, but control and management of the nuclear genie have not kept pace. The Cold War is over, but not the threat from weapons of mass destruction, including the prospect that nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons may get into the hands of terrorists. Nevertheless, mankind continues to explore the frontiers of technology, including nuclear technology. Public concern about nuclear safety and security--exacerbated by accidents, nuclear weapon proliferation, and terrorism--confronts major growth in applications of nuclear technology in nuclear power, medicine, agriculture, and industry. While some developed countries have essentially stopped civilian nuclear-power expansion, mainly for economic reasons, several developing states--notably China and India--plan increases in the nuclear generation of electricity. Ironically, while governments still seek answers to long-term, nuclear waste disposal, other concerns about the environmental health of the planet such as climate change, regional air pollution, and possible rising natural gas prices have also renewed interest in nuclear power, even in countries that once sought to terminate their own nuclear programs. Many of these contradictions can and will be resolved--for better or worse. A wide range of forces--economic, political, and technical--will determine the impact of nuclear technology in the future, and no consensus exists on the outcome. The significance of nuclear technology for civilian or military purposes may expand, contract, or remain the same. This suggests a matrix of basic possibilities from which we focus on five alternative futures: (1) More civilian/Less military significance, (2) Less civilian/Less military significance, (3) Less civilian/More military significance, and (4) More civilian/More military significance. Of course, changed circumstances could also result in (5) the significance of both civilian and military nuclear technologies remaining about the same as today. Experts offer compelling logic why each of these alternatives is more likely or desirable. For each of these futures or their modifications, a more comprehensive vision can be presented and specific measures recommended. Some call for a new nuclear "compact" or "bargain" to share benefits and reduce risks. No matter which alternative future emerges, however, dealing with the legacy of existing civilian and military nuclear materials and infrastructure will keep important nuclear issues active for the next half-century.

2003-12-00T23:59:59.000Z

338

Tritium Removal from Carbon Plasma Facing Components  

SciTech Connect

Tritium removal is a major unsolved development task for next-step devices with carbon plasma-facing components. The 2-3 order of magnitude increase in duty cycle and associated tritium accumulation rate in a next-step tokamak will place unprecedented demands on tritium removal technology. The associated technical risk can be mitigated only if suitable removal techniques are demonstrated on tokamaks before the construction of a next-step device. This article reviews the history of codeposition, the tritium experience of TFTR (Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor) and JET (Joint European Torus) and the tritium removal rate required to support ITER's planned operational schedule. The merits and shortcomings of various tritium removal techniques are discussed with particular emphasis on oxidation and laser surface heating.

C.H. Skinner; J.P. Coad; G. Federici

2003-11-24T23:59:59.000Z

339

DOE Challenge Home, California Program Requirements  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

DOE Challenge Home, California Program Requirements, as posted on the U.S. Department of Energy's DOE Challenge Home website.

340

International Hydrogen Infrastructure Challenges Workshop Summary...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

International Hydrogen Infrastructure Challenges Workshop Summary - NOW, NEDO, and DOE International Hydrogen Infrastructure Challenges Workshop Summary - NOW, NEDO, and DOE...

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FUTURES with Jaime Escalante  

SciTech Connect

The United States Department of Energy awarded the Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education (FASE) $826,000 as support to produce the second set of FUTURES segments consisting of 12, 15-minute programs. The programs provide motivation for students to study math by connecting math to the work place and real-life problem scenarios. The programs are broadcast in 50 states through PBS Elementary and Secondary Service (E/SS). The grant term ended on December 16, 1993 and this final report documents program and financial activity results. The 12 episodes are titled: Animal Care, Meteorology, Mass Communication, Advanced Energy, Oceanography, Graphic Design, Future Habitats, Environmental Science & Technology, Fitness & Physical Performance, Interpersonal Communications, Advanced Transportation and Product Design. Each program addresses as many as ten careers or job types within the broader field named. Minority and gender-balanced role models appear throughout the programs.

NONE

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Driving the Future  

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the Future the Future A r g o n n e ' s v e h i c l e s ys t e m s r e s e A r c h 3 2 v e h i c l e s y s t e m s r e s e a r c h At Argonne National Laboratory's Center for Transportation Research, our goal is to accelerate the development and deployment of vehicle technologies that help reduce our nation's petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Our Vehicle Systems research focuses on maximizing vehicle performance and efficiency through in-depth studies of the interactions and integration of components and controls in a large, complex vehicle system. Working with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the automotive industry, we investigate the potential of vehicle technologies ranging from alternative fuels to advanced powertrains, such as plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles. Funding

343

Buildings of the Future  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are developing a vision for future buildings—at least one hundred years from today—based on the collective views of thought leaders. As part of this effort, we will explore technology and demographic trends that could revolutionize the built environment across energy, water, environment, resilient design, health, security, and productivity.

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February 9, 2004, Board Public Meeting Presentations Â… DOE Management Challenges for 2004  

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The Deputy Secretary of Energy The Deputy Secretary of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 22,2004 MEMORANDUM FOR ALL DEPARTMENTAL ELEMENTS FROM: KYLE E. McSLARROW /Challenges Considerable progress has been made in the past year to aggressively confront and address broad management challenges facing the Department. The Inspector General's (IG) November 2003 report, Special Report on Management Challenges at the Department of Energy, acknowledged our progress by removing two of the management challenges - performance management and worker and community safety - and placing them on the IG's watch list. Despite the progress to date, significant work remains to address fundamental challenges that affect the Department's ability to fulfill its critical missions. At

345

NBP RFI-Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges to Smart Grid  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NBP RFI-Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges to Smart Grid NBP RFI-Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges to Smart Grid Implementation. September 10, 2009 NBP RFI-Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges to Smart Grid Implementation. September 10, 2009 The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is pleased to provide comments on how to address the numerous challenges facing the development and deployment of smart grid technologies. Smart grid is a more robust application of information and communication technologies (ICT) to transform the generation, transmission, distribution and consumption of electricity to provide greater automation, increase reliability, improve efficiency and reduce energy consumption. NBP RFI-Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges to Smart Grid Implementation. September 10, 2009

346

On the Present and Future of Pulsar Astronomy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

To face recent observational results obtained in multi-wavelength studies from neutron stars and pulsars with the various theoretical models and to discuss on future perspectives on neutron star astronomy we organized a Joined Discussion (JD02) during the XXVI IAU General Assembly which took place in 2006 August in Prague. More than 150 scientists took actively part in this Joint Discussion. Fourteen invited review talks were presented to view the present and future of pulsar astronomy. Fifty three poster contributions displayed new and exciting results. In this summary we give an overview of the invited review talks and contributed posters. The review talks are subject of review articles which will be published elsewhere. More information on this will be available at http://www.mpe.mpg.de/IAU_JD02 in the near future.

W. Becker; J. Gil; B. Rudak

2007-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

347

Chapter 4.5 - Future of Process Metallurgy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract This section has two major points of emphasis: Development of sustainable future metallurgical processes and the fusion of ideas from different disciplines for technology innovation. One of the core technical problems facing the steel industry, which is the largest metallurgical industry, is to develop a new technology to produce iron in the future from the viewpoint of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission. This section describes the development of a novel ironmaking process based on a process used extensively in copper and nickel production. This also represents an appropriate example of linkage between ferrous and nonferrous technologies that is highly beneficial and thus should take place in greater extents in the future for the growth of both industries.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

DOE Challenge Home Consolidated Renewable Energy Ready Checklist  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Consolidated Consolidated Renewable Energy Ready Checklist DOE Challenge Home National Program Requirements Mandatory Requirement 7 (Renewable Ready) shall be met by any home certified under the DOE Challenge Home program, only where all three conditions of the following conditions are met: 1. Location, based on zip code has at least 5 kWh/m 2 /day average daily solar radiation based on annual solar insolation using PVWatts online tool: http://gisatnrel.nrel.gov/PVWatts_Viewer/index.html AND; 2. Location does not have significant natural shading (e.g., trees, tall buildings on the south- facing roof, AND; 3. Home as designed has adequate free roof area within +/-45° of true south as noted in the table below. Note that in some cases a house may have insufficient roof area for the Solar

349

Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Room 8H033 Washington, DC 20585 Submitted electronically via smartgridpolicy@hq.doe.gov Smart Grid Request for Information: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges Comments of the Alliance to Save Energy The Alliance to Save Energy (the Alliance) thanks the Department of Energy for the opportunity to comment on broad issues of policy and logistical challenges faced in smart grid implementation. The Alliance to Save Energy is a coalition of prominent business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders who promote the efficient use of energy worldwide to benefit consumers, the environment, economy, and national security. The Alliance is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization.

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May 15, 2012, Federal Technical Capability Program Face to Face Meeting - Business Case for Accreditation Incentives Â… Challenge the Enterprise to Foster Confidence and Support of TQP Accreditation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Accreditation Processes Pros Accreditation Processes Pros Cons Discussion NSO - achieve formal recognition of TQP. NSO - takes considerable effort and commitment to establish infrastructure to achieve and maintain. NSO - establishing a well-performing program and then getting the recognition can foster better formality of ops attitudes with site personnel and can lead to suggestions that improve the local and complex TQP. SSO - Obtain external (of site office) evaluation and accreditation of TQP to assure program meets goals of FTCP. Recent (less than 12 months) accreditation seems to meet the requirements of a CDNS review (evidence is SSO 2009 CDNS Review Report). SSO - Resource cost necessary to prepare for

351

"Sustainable energy is critical to Canada's economic future." carleton.ca/sustainable-energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

"Sustainable energy is critical to Canada's economic future." carleton.ca/sustainable-energy GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SHAPE YOUR FUTURE BASED ON YOUR RESEARCH INTERESTS Sustaining energy production and use is becoming increasingly challenging and requires innovative research into new

Dawson, Jeff W.

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pahwa@ksu.edu Holonic Multi-agent Control of Power Distribution Systems of the Future  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-75008 PARIS CIGRE US National Committee http : //www.cigre.org 2012 Grid of the Future Symposium #12;1 1 Grid [1,2] technology into the PDS, new challenges and opportunities are emerging. Smart Grid SUMMARY Power distribution systems (PDS) of the future will have homes with smart meters to monitor energy

Singh, Gurdip

353

Unusual HVAC challenges require innovative solutions  

SciTech Connect

There were many reasons behind Motorola`s decision to build the first 225,000 sq ft of a planned one million sq ft manufacturing facility in Chihuahua, Mexico. Among these were the availability of skilled labor in the area, lower construction costs, some export tax advantages, and the close proximity to the US border. The new facility is made up of a variety of functional areas that together create an impressively efficient plant. Phase 1 construction included a large manufacturing floor, shipping and receiving areas, a bulk storage facility, and a large office area with a view of the factory floor. The structure also houses a retail store where Motorola consumer products are sold, a conference and banquet center, a commercial kitchen, and dining facilities for 750. The design cooling load is 750 tons; the heating load is 4.5 million Btuh. The paper discusses the challenging location, the HVAC system, and the future expansion planned.

Jardine, G.M.; Gwin, O.D. [Heery International, Inc., Atlanta, GA (United States)

1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

California's Energy Future - The View to 2050  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

renewable energy and reliability. The German electricity grid now faces instability because of very rapid growth

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

March 29, 2011, Federal Technical Capabilities Panel Face-to-Face Meeting - Human Factors Engineering  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Factors Engineering Factors Engineering for the Face-to-Face meeting of the DOE Federal Technical Capability Panel March 29, 2011 Caren Wenner and Carol Ingram Introduction "As technologies mature and become more reliable overall, the source of accidents often shifts from being hardware related to interface related The discipline of hardware-related to interface-related. The discipline of ergonomics, or human factors engineering, seeks to address human characteristics, capabilities, and limitations and reflect them in the design of the things we create to make them easier to use, more reliable, and safer." - Steven Casey, Prologue to The Atomic Chef (2006) HFE at FTCP FtF Mar2011 Carol Ingram, NNSA/LSO 2 The harder it is to do something, the less likely someone will do it

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March 30, 2010, FTCP Face to Face Meeting Presentation - DOE O 426.1  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

O O 426 1 DOE O 426.1 Approved: 11-19-09 FTCP Face to Face Meeting g Las Vegas, NV Ali Ghovanlou D Ch Dave Chaney March 30, 2010 Overview * Main Objective of FTCP is to Ensure that Federal Employees with Assigned Responsibilities at Defense Nuclear Facilities have the Required Competencies * FTCP was Established in Response to DNFSB Recommendation 93-3 - FTCP was Established in Response to DNFSB Recommendation 93 3 Improving DOE Technical Capabilities. * FTCP Policy (DOE P 426.1) Issued in 1998, Followed by DOE M 426.1-1 in 2000, M 426.1-1A in 2004, * A Working Group Led by Karen Boardman and Pat Worthington completed the * A Working Group Led by Karen Boardman and Pat Worthington completed the Conversion of the FTCP Manual into a DOE O 426.1A in Fall of 2009. * Essence of FTCP Requirements

357

Limiting Future Proliferation and Security Risks  

SciTech Connect

A major new technical tool for evaluation of proliferation and security risks has emerged over the past decade as part the activities of the Generation IV International Forum. The tool has been developed by a consensus group from participating countries and organizations and is termed the Proliferation Resistance and Physical Protection (PR&PP) Evaluation Methodology. The methodology defines a set of challenges, analyzes system response to these challenges, and assesses outcomes. The challenges are the threats posed by potential actors (proliferant states or sub-national adversaries). It is of paramount importance in an evaluation to establish the objectives, capabilities, resources, and strategies of the adversary as well as the design and protection contexts. Technical and institutional characteristics are both used to evaluate the response of the system and to determine its resistance against proliferation threats and robustness against sabotage and terrorism threats. The outcomes of the system response are expressed in terms of a set of measures, which thereby define the PR&PP characteristics of the system. This paper summarizes results of applications of the methodology to nuclear energy systems including reprocessing facilities and large and small modular reactors. The use of the methodology in the design phase a facility will be discussed as it applies to future safeguards concepts.

Bari, R.

2011-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

358

Disrupting Conventional Policy: The Three Faces of Nanotechnology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the brush sur- rounding nanotechnology policy and suggests aImpli- cations of Nanotechnology). 6. Regarding "governance"Policy: The Three Faces of Nanotechnology Timothy F Malloy*

Malloy, Timothy

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

U.S. and Australian Advanced Geothermal Projects Face Setbacks  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Efforts to develop and commercialize a new type of geothermal energy, called Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS), are facing technical setbacks in both the United States and Australia.

360

Argonne OutLoud presents: The Solar Energy Challenge  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

To better understand the current and future role of solar energy, Argonne's Seth Darling framed the global energy supply and demand outlook over the next 40 years while examining potential energy sources from a feasibility and sustainability perspective. He also discussed the promise and challenges of solar energy while providing a broad overview of related research taking place at Argonne as well as his group's work on organic solar cells.

Seth Darling

2013-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

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361

Selling Hedge with Futures  

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trades price risk for basis risk. Once more, the basis forecast is a key to hedging with futures. Did Bill receive $5.60 per bushel for his en- tire crop? The answer depends on the quantity produced. If he produced his historical average of 24...,000 bushels, he was protected at $5.60 per bushel for the 15,000 bushels he hedged and received a price at harvest of $5.40 per bushel for the unhedged 9,000 bushels. This yields a weight- ed average price of $5.525 per bushel. Had he produced more than...

Kastens, Terry L.; Welch, Mark

2009-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

362

The Future of Bioethics  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Brody calls for a revolution in "future bioethics." He argues persuasively that "we need to understand how certain facts, issues, and questions turn invisible to us, depending on where we happen to be placed in a hierarchy of power" (italics in the original). According to Brody, "feminism teaches bioethics... Since the inception of bioethics as a discipline almost 40 years ago, its scholars and practitioners have devoted much of their time and attention to two sets of issues — namely, ethical quandaries posed by medical treatment, particularly end-of-life care,...

Marks J.H.

2009-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

363

Fiber for the future  

SciTech Connect

This is an interview with J.P. van Buijtenen, principal geneticist of the Texas Forest Service and professor at the Texas Agriculture Experiment Station, College Station, Texas. The maintenance of adequate supplies of wood and fiber for the pulp and paper industry is discussed. Tree improvement and more intensive forestry are highlighted as critical in attaining increased yields. Other topics discussed include: the establishment of second generation southern pine seed orchards, the economics of hardwood production in the South, and the future of short rotation energy plantations.

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1982-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

EcoCAR Challenge: Finish Line  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

The EcoCAR Challenege is a competition that challenges participating students from across North America to re-engineer a vehicle donated by General Motors. With the goal of minimizing the vehicle's fuel consumption and emissions, while maintaining its utility, safety and performance, teams had to find the best combination of cutting-edge technologies to meet these objectives. In the final year, the vehicles ran through a series of safety and technical tests at GM's Proving Ground in Milford, Michigan very similar to those GM's own production vehicles undergo. As EcoCAR wraps up, it is only the beginning for the next chapter in the DOE's 23-year history of advanced vehicle technology competitions. In April, Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs David Sandalow announced the launch of EcoCAR 2: Plugging into the Future http://www.ecocar2.org/index.html . We look forward to seeing the new and innovative designs that students bring to this challenge and know they will find a way to exceed even our highest expectations.

None

2013-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

365

Energy Challenge Three: The Greenbelt Green Neighborhood Challenge |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Three: The Greenbelt Green Neighborhood Challenge Three: The Greenbelt Green Neighborhood Challenge Energy Challenge Three: The Greenbelt Green Neighborhood Challenge June 21, 2010 - 5:52pm Addthis John Lippert Lore Rosenthal, a principal leader behind the Greenbelt Climate Action Network, attended a meeting in Greenbelt, Maryland, on an energy purchasing cooperative more than a year ago. Also attending the meeting was Lore's neighbor, Sylvia Lewis, on the board of both the Greenbelt Community Foundation (GCF) and Greenbelt Homes, Inc. (GHI). The energy purchasing co-op spokesperson was offering electricity at a lower rate than that offered by PEPCO, our local utility. Lore longed for a similar arrangement-a bulk electricity purchase but with wind energy. She spoke to Sylvia, who thought it was a good idea. Lore

366

Energy & the Industrial Revolution: Past, Present & Future | Argonne  

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Energy & the Industrial Revolution: Past, Present & Future Energy & the Industrial Revolution: Past, Present & Future Event Sponsor: Director's Special Colloquium Start Date: Nov 22 2013 - 10:00am Building/Room: Building 402/Auditorium Location: Argonne National Laboratory Speaker(s): Arun Majumdar Speaker(s) Title: Google As we work to develop clean, sustainable and innovative approaches to our nation's greatest energy challenges, Argonne researchers are constantly seeking new insights into the future of the global energy economy. The laboratory is pleased to welcome Director's Special Colloquium speaker Arun Majumdar, who will give a presentation on "Energy & the Industrial Revolution: Past, Present & Future." Dr. Majumdar, a recognized leader in energy innovation, drives energy initiatives at Google.org (the company's charitable arm) and advises the

367

Particle Physics and America's Future | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Particle Physics and America's Future Particle Physics and America's Future Particle Physics and America's Future September 14, 2010 - 6:42pm Addthis Dennis Kovar Former Associate Director, High Energy Physics in the Energy Department's Office of Science. What does this mean for me? Particle physics innovates, develops, and drives critical technologies directly applicable to challenges confronting our nation on several fronts. A new report lays out the potential for future developments with transformative impacts for energy, the environment, medicine, industry, security and defense, and discovery science. These are extraordinary times for particle physics, remarkable not only for the scientific discoveries that could be in store, but also for the very real opportunities to address critical issues confronting our nation.

368

Milk Futures, Options and Basis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The milk futures and options market enables producers and processors to manage price risk. This publication explains hedging, margin accounts, basis and how to track it, and other fundamentals of the futures and options market....

Haigh, Michael; Stockton, Matthew; Anderson, David P.; Schwart Jr., Robert B.

2001-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

369

NYMEX Futures Prices  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

NYMEX Futures Prices NYMEX Futures Prices (Crude Oil in Dollars per Barrel, All Others in Dollars per Gallon) Period: Daily Weekly Monthly Annual Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes Product/ Contract 12/10/13 12/11/13 12/12/13 12/13/13 12/16/13 12/17/13 View History Crude Oil (Light-Sweet, Cushing, Oklahoma) Contract 1 98.51 97.44 97.5 96.6 97.48 97.22 1983-2013 Contract 2 98.66 97.72 97.82 96.93 97.77 97.47 1985-2013 Contract 3 98.58 97.72 97.77 96.91 97.7 97.36 1983-2013 Contract 4 98.19 97.39 97.42 96.55 97.28 96.92 1985-2013 Reformulated Regular Gasoline (New York Harbor) Contract 1 1985-2006 Contract 2 1994-2006 Contract 3 1984-2006 Contract 4 1994-2006 RBOB Regular Gasoline (New York Harbor)

370

Securing Our Energy Future  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Our Energy Our Energy Securing Our Energy Future Future World Energy Demand Growing Dramatically 12 1400 1200 10 1000 2000 2050 2100 Population of Population of Industrialized Countries Industrialized Countries Wo W rl r d o ld Po P pu p la l ti t on o o u a i n Wo W rl r d E d ne n rg r y o l E e gy Co C ns n um u pt p io i n o s m t on Population (Billions) Energy Consumption (Qbtu / yr) 8 800 6 600 4 400 2 200 0 0 1900 1950 Year U.S. Electricity Generation by Fue U.S. Electricity Generation by Fuel Electric Generation by Fuel 1980 - 2030 (billion kilowatt-hours) 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 Renewables/Other Nuclear Natural Gas Petroleum Coal Source: EIA Annual Energy Outlook 2008 Why Do We Keep Coal in the Mix? Why Do We Keep Coal in the Mix? World Energy Reserves World Energy Reserves Source: Energy Information Administration/ International Reserves Data

371

Hydrogen & Our Energy Future  

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Hydrogen Program Hydrogen Program www.hydrogen.energy.gov Hydrogen & Our Energy Future  | HydrOgEn & Our EnErgy FuturE U.S. Department of Energy Hydrogen Program www.hydrogen.energy.gov u.S. department of Energy |  www.hydrogen.energy.gov Hydrogen & Our Energy Future Contents Introduction ................................................... p.1 Hydrogen - An Overview ................................... p.3 Production ..................................................... p.5 Delivery ....................................................... p.15 Storage ........................................................ p.19 Application and Use ........................................ p.25 Safety, Codes and Standards ............................... p.33

372

The power of social media software to make online education as good as face to face education.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Online education is a rapidly growing area in our college education system. However, the current online education system faces a lot of difficulties, which is… (more)

Sun, Chi Chang

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Securing the future  

SciTech Connect

The article is an excerpt from a presentation given by the authors at NEI's annual briefing for Wall Street financial analysts held at the Waldorf Astoria on February 6, 2004 in New York, NY. The article covers highlights from 2003, including industry performance and programs to increase the value of the 103 nuclear reactors that provide 20 percent of U.S. electricity, and, just as important, are the backbone of a reliable electricity grid. Secondly, some challenges are discussed, along with how they're being managed. The third area is an update on industry programs leading to construction of new nuclear plants. Lastly, observations are presented about the year to come and what is expected in terms of policy and political initiatives.

Colvin, Joe F.; Hintz, Donald C.

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Fusion tritons and plasma-facing components in a fusion reactor  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We would like to discuss the role that 1?MeV tritons produced in deuterium–deuterium fusion reactions might play in a long-pulse or steady-state fusion reactor. Albeit a small minority in quantity compared to the fuel tritium, the fusion tritons have significantly longer penetration length in materials and can have detrimental consequences for the integrity of the components. Because deeply deposited atoms are not easily removed from the plasma-facing components, the fusion tritium inventory in a steady-state device is expected to be limited only by decay. Furthermore, unlike fuel tritium, it is not evenly distributed on the plasma-facing components. We conclude that, of the materials considered here, tungsten appears better than carbon or beryllium in this respect. Nonetheless, 1?MeV tritons from deuterium fusion should not be neglected when making material choices for ITER and, especially, for future fusion reactors. In particular, studies on the bulk effects of deeply penetrated tritium in tungsten are urgently needed if metal-wall reactors are considered for the future. This is an interdisciplinary problem needing the attention of material scientists and plasma physicists.

T. Kurki-Suonio; V. Hynönen; T. Ahlgren; K. Nordlund; K. Sugiyama; R. Dux

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Challenger | Argonne Leadership Computing Facility  

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with 1.024 850 MHz quad-core nodes (4,096 processors) and 2 terabytes of memory. Peak performance is 13.9 teraflops. Challenger's Blue GeneP system consists of: 1 rack of Blue...

376

challenge | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

picture Submitted by Rmckeel(297) Contributor 19 April, 2013 - 13:44 2013 Civic Hacking Day Ideas Apps challenge hackathon The folks at Rally are considering options to help...

377

Electric Drive Status and Challenges  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Presentation given by technical manager Susan Rogers at the EV Everywhere Grand Challenge - Electric Drive (Power Electronics and Electric Machines) Workshop on July 24, 2012 held at the Doubletree O'Hare, Chicago, IL.

378

Face recognition using various scales of discriminant color space transform  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Research on color face recognition in the existing literature is aimed to establish a color space that can have the most of the discriminative information from the original data. This mainly includes optimal combination of different color components ... Keywords: Color face recognition, Discriminant color space, FERET, FRGC

Billy Y. L. Li; Wanquan Liu; Senjian An; Aneesh Krishna; Tianwei Xu

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

future science group  

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35 35 ISSN 1759-7269 10.4155/BFS.13.56 © 2013 Future Science Ltd While lignocellulosic feedstocks represent a promising renewable and sustainable alternative to petroleum- based fuels, high production costs associated with con- version processes currently prevent them from being economically viable for large-scale implementation [1]. The production of biofuels from lignocellulosic feedstocks requires the depolymerization of cell wall carbohydrates into simple sugars that can be utilized during fermentation. However, the desired cellulose microfibrils are surrounded by a matrix of lignin and hemicellulose, which greatly inhibits their accessibility to hydrolytic enzymes [1,2]. Lignin is a phenolic polymer that reinforces the secondary cell wall, confers struc-

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future science group  

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61 61 ISSN 1759-7269 10.4155/BFS.11.150 © 2012 Future Science Ltd In 1950 Reese et al. proposed a mechanism for cel- lulose hydrolysis, which involved two general com- ponents, C 1 and C x , acting in sequence [1]. According to the model, the C 1 component first disrupted and swelled the crystalline cellulose, possibly releasing soluble oligo saccharides into solution. The C x compo- nent, which was shown to have endoglucanase activity, was then able to effectively hydrolyze the previously inaccessible substrate along with the soluble oligo- saccharides. Furthermore, the activity of the mixture was found to be higher than the activity of each com- ponent acting alone, indicating that the components were acting synergistically. In the following years, a number of groups began to identify and characterize

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FAQ : Future Scientists  

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FAQ FAQ How do I get started as a school volunteer? You can talk with program coordinator, Rick Diamond, or any of the EETD staff who have already participated in the Future Scientist program. To contact Rick Diamond, please call (510) 486-4459 or enable JavaScript within your browser's preferences. When you are ready to plan a classroom visit, call the Community Resources for Science (CRS) and ask about school and grade availability for your topic. CRS staff will place you with a K-6 grade teacher in the East Bay. CRS can also provide excellent advise on classroom guidance and materials, and handle all the contact logistics. All you do is give them a call. Community Resources for Science 1375 Ada Street Berkeley, CA 94702 (510) 654-6433 http://www.crscience.org/

382

The Future of  

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Several factors are conspiring to create potentially ideal conditions for a mini-renaissance of domestic manufacturing, including the emergence of additive manufacturing, the forces of social, mobile, analytics and cloud, and ever-rising energy costs. | FUTURE OF WORKExecutive Summary U.S. manufacturing is better positioned today for revival than anytime since its slow and painful decline some 30 years ago. A big reason for its new-found strength stems from changes in China. Rising wages, concerns over IP protection and increases in digital automation globally have conspired to undermine the economic advantages that China has enjoyed for years. We believe the following additional factors will contribute to positioning the U.S. manufacturing industry for renewal: The U.S. is best positioned to lead manufacturing into the digital age because of its significant scale, consistently high

A Change Manifesto

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Future Experimental Programs  

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I was asked to discuss future experimental programs even though I'm a theorist. As a result, I present my own personal views on where the field is, and where it is going, based on what I myself have been working on. In particular, I discuss why we need expeditions into high energies to find clues to where the relevant energy scale is for dark matter, baryon asymmetry, and neutrino mass. I also argue that the next energy frontier machine should be justified on the basis of what we know, namely the mass of the Higgs boson, so that we will learn what energy we should aim at once we nail the Higgs sector. Finally I make remarks on dark energy.

Hitoshi Murayama

2014-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

384

Fighting with South-Facing Windows | Department of Energy  

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Fighting with South-Facing Windows Fighting with South-Facing Windows Fighting with South-Facing Windows June 13, 2011 - 3:20pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory You know, back when it was cold out (and, this being Colorado, that was last month), my south-facing windows were awesome. They let in tons of light and kept the entire place snug and warm. I barely even needed to break out the blankets! But Colorado's weather likes to mess with you, so it recently decided that it was done with the 50s and jumped right into the 90s. And those lovely south-facing windows that kept my house so warm in the winter are still keeping my house warm. Unsurprisingly, I appreciated this somewhat less. So when I checked out the Energy Savers Tips page for Windows I was not

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NNSA's Global Threat Reduction Initiative food face-off | National  

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food face-off | National food face-off | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > NNSA's Global Threat Reduction Initiative food face-off NNSA's Global Threat Reduction Initiative food face-off Posted By Office of Public Affairs NNSA's Global Threat Reduction Initiative holds a Feds Feeds Family face-off

386

Alternative Energy Development and China's Energy Future  

SciTech Connect

In addition to promoting energy efficiency, China has actively pursued alternative energy development as a strategy to reduce its energy demand and carbon emissions. One area of particular focus has been to raise the share of alternative energy in China’s rapidly growing electricity generation with a 2020 target of 15% share of total primary energy. Over the last ten years, China has established several major renewable energy regulations along with programs and subsidies to encourage the growth of non-fossil alternative energy including solar, wind, nuclear, hydro, geothermal and biomass power as well as biofuels and coal alternatives. This study thus seeks to examine China’s alternative energy in terms of what has and will continue to drive alternative energy development in China as well as analyze in depth the growth potential and challenges facing each specific technology. This study found that despite recent policies enabling extraordinary capacity and investment growth, alternative energy technologies face constraints and barriers to growth. For relatively new technologies that have not achieved commercialization such as concentrated solar thermal, geothermal and biomass power, China faces technological limitations to expanding the scale of installed capacity. While some alternative technologies such as hydropower and coal alternatives have been slowed by uneven and often changing market and policy support, others such as wind and solar PV have encountered physical and institutional barriers to grid integration. Lastly, all alternative energy technologies face constraints in human resources and raw material resources including land and water, with some facing supply limitations in critical elements such as uranium for nuclear, neodymium for wind and rare earth metals for advanced solar PV. In light of China’s potential for and barriers to growth, the resource and energy requirement for alternative energy technologies were modeled and scenario analysis used to evaluate the energy and emission impact of two pathways of alternative energy development. The results show that China can only meets its 2015 and 2020 targets for non-fossil penetration if it successfully achieves all of its capacity targets for 2020 with continued expansion through 2030. To achieve this level of alternative generation, significant amounts of raw materials including 235 Mt of concrete, 54 Mt of steel, 5 Mt of copper along with 3 billion tons of water and 64 thousand square kilometers of land are needed. China’s alternative energy supply will likely have relatively high average energy output to fossil fuel input ratio of 42 declining to 26 over time, but this ratio is largely skewed by nuclear and hydropower capacity. With successful alternative energy development, 32% of China’s electricity and 21% of its total primary energy will be supplied by alternative energy by 2030. Compared to the counterfactual baseline in which alternative energy development stumbles and China does not meet its capacity targets until 2030, alternative energy development can displace 175 Mtce of coal inputs per year and 2080 Mtce cumulatively from power generation by 2030. In carbon terms, this translates into 5520 Mt of displaced CO{sub 2} emissions over the twenty year period, with more than half coming from expanded nuclear and wind power generation. These results illustrate the critical role that alternative energy development can play alongside energy efficiency in reducing China’s energy-related carbon emissions.

Zheng, Nina; Fridley, David

2011-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The Apps for Vehicles Challenge has begun! | OpenEI Community  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

The Apps for Vehicles Challenge has begun! The Apps for Vehicles Challenge has begun! Home > Blogs > Graham7781's blog Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(1992) Super contributor 13 December, 2012 - 14:40 contest data fuel efficiency launch Obama Administration OpenEI Vehicles Data Challenge **Update: Visit the Apps for Vehicles page for all the information you need on the challenge.** Several months ago, the Obama Administration hosted an Energy Datapalooza event aimed at highlighting private-sector entrepreneurs and innovators that are using freely available data from the federal government and other sources to build products, services, and apps that advance a secur and clean energy future. From the Datapalooza came several proposals for new events and challenges. The Vehicle Data Challenge to improve safety and fuel efficiency through

388

Visualizing the Future of Scientific Discovery - NERSC Science News June  

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Visualizing the Visualizing the Future of Scientific Discovery Visualizing the Future of Scientific Discovery June 11, 2009 snVolRender-3.png A SUPERNOVA'S VOLUME: This volume rendering of supernova simulation data was generated by running the VisIt application on 32,000 processors on Franklin, a Cray XT4 supercomputer at NERSC. As computational scientists are confronted with increasingly massive datasets from supercomputing simulations and experiments, one of the biggest challenges is having the right tools to gain scientific insight from the data. A team of Department of Energy (DOE) researchers recently ran a series of experiments to determine whether VisIt, a leading scientific visualization application, is up to the challenge. Running on some of the world's most powerful supercomputers, VisIt achieved unprecedented levels of performance

389

Multimodal interfaces: Challenges and perspectives  

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recognition [38,59,71], human motion analysis [18,22,26,42,76], audi, with differing computational power and in- put/output capabilities, means that the future of com- puting

Sebe, Nicu

390

Magnesium for Future Autos  

SciTech Connect

In the quest for better fuel economy and improved environmental performance, magnesium may well become a metal of choice for constructing lighter, more efficient vehicles. Magnesium is the lightest structural metal, yet it has a high strength-to-weight ratio makes it comparable to steel in many applications. The world’s automakers already use magnesium for individual components. But new alloys and processing methods are needed before the metal can become economically and technologically feasible as a major automotive structural material. This article will explore the formation, challenges and initial results of an international collaboration—the Magnesium Front End Research and Development (MFERD) project—that is leveraging the expertise and resources of Canada, China and the United States to advance the creation of magnesium-intensive vehicles. The MFERD project aims to develop the enabling technologies and knowledge base that will lead to a vehicles that are 50-60 percent lighter, equally affordable, more recyclable and of equal or better quality when compared to today’s vehicles. Databases of information also will be captured in models to enable further alloy and manufacturing process optimization. Finally, a life-cycle analysis of the magnesium used will be conducted.

Nyberg, Eric A.; Luo, Alan A.; Sadayappan, Kumar; Shi, Wenfang

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Management Challenges at the Department of Energy Â… Fiscal Year 2012, IG-0858  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Management Challenges at the Management Challenges at the Department of Energy DOE/IG-0858 November 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 November 10, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: "Management Challenges at the Department of Energy - Fiscal Year 2012" INTRODUCTION Responsible for executing some of the Nation's most complex and technologically advanced missions, the Department of Energy faces an array of challenges that are as wide-ranging and complex as at any time in its history. While the Department's origins can be traced to the Manhattan Project and the 1973-1974 oil embargo, it has evolved into a multi-faceted agency that encompasses a broad range of national security, scientific, energy and environmental activities

392

Coal: the cornerstone of America's energy future  

SciTech Connect

In April 2005, US Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman asked the National Coal Council to develop a 'report identifying the challenges and opportunities of more fully exploring our domestic coal resources to meet the nation's future energy needs'. The Council has responded with eight specific recommendations for developing and implementing advanced coal processing and combustion technologies to satisfy our unquenchable thirst for energy. These are: Use coal-to-liquids technologies to produce 2.6 million barrels/day; Use coal-to-natural gas technologies to produce 4 trillion ft{sup 3}/yr; Build 100 GW of clean coal plants by 2025; Produce ethanol from coal; Develop coal-to-hydrogen technologies; Use CO{sub 2} to enhance recovery of oil and coal-bed methane; Increase the capacity of US coal mines and railroads; and Invest in technology development and implementation. 1 ref.; 4 figs.; 1 tab.

Beck, R.A. [National Coal Council (United Kingdom)

2006-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

393

Beam physics in future electron hadron colliders  

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High-energy electron-hadron collisions could support a rich research programme in particle and nuclear physics. Several future projects are being proposed around the world, in particular eRHIC at BNL, MEIC at TJNAF in the US, and LHeC at CERN in Europe. This paper will highlight some of the accelerator physics issues, and describe related technical developments and challenges for these machines. In particular, optics design and beam dynamics studies are discussed, including longitudinal phase space manipulation, coherent synchrotron radiation, beam-beam kink instability, ion effects, as well as mitigation measures for beam break up and for space-charge induced emittance growth, all of which could limit the machine performance. Finally, first steps are presented towards an LHeC R&D facility, which should investigate relevant beam-physics processes.

Valloni, A; Klein, M; Schulte, D; Zimmermann, F

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Hybrid approaches to heavy ion collisions and future perspectives  

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We present the current status of hybrid approaches to describe heavy ion collisions and their future challenges and perspectives. First we present a hybrid model combining a Boltzmann transport model of hadronic degrees of freedom in the initial and final state with an optional hydrodynamic evolution during the dense and hot phase. Second, we present a recent extension of the hydrodynamical model to include fluctuations near the phase transition by coupling a chiral field to the hydrodynamic evolution.

Marlene Nahrgang; Christoph Herold; Stefan Schramm; Marcus Bleicher

2011-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

395

California Levee Risk, Now and in the Future:Identifying Research and Tool Development Needs  

SciTech Connect

The Center for Catastrophic Risk Management (CCRM) and the California Center for Environmental Law and Policy (CCELP) at UC Berkeley and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) joined together to cosponsor a workshop to define research requirements to mitigate the hazards facing the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Levee system. The Workshop was intended to provide a forum to (1) Report assessments of current vulnerabilities facing the levees, such as structural failure, seismic loading, flooding, terrorism; (2) Consider longer term challenges such as climate change, sea level rise; and (3) Define research requirements to fill gaps in knowledge and reduce uncertainties in hazard assessments.

Newmark, R L; Hanemann, M; Farber, D

2006-11-28T23:59:59.000Z

396

On industrial learning and training for the factories of the future: a conceptual, cognitive and technology framework  

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The manufacturing education addresses significant challenges in view of paving the way for the human capital of the Factories of the Future. This paper introduces a specification framework for the delivery of ...

D. Mavrikios; N. Papakostas; D. Mourtzis…

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Colorado Industrial Challenge and Recognition Program | Department...  

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Colorado Industrial Challenge and Recognition Program Colorado Industrial Challenge and Recognition Program This fact sheet offers details of the Colorado Industrial program state...

398

Grand Challenge Portfolio: Driving Innovations in Industrial...  

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Grand Challenge Portfolio: Driving Innovations in Industrial Energy Efficiency, January 2011 Grand Challenge Portfolio: Driving Innovations in Industrial Energy Efficiency, January...

399

Shale Gas Development Challenges: Surface Impacts | Department...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Impacts Shale Gas Development Challenges: Surface Impacts More Documents & Publications Natural Gas from Shale: Questions and Answers Challenges associated with shale gas...

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Challenges associated with shale gas production | Department...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

What challenges are associated with shale gas production? More Documents & Publications Natural Gas from Shale: Questions and Answers Shale Gas Development Challenges: Air...

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Shale Gas Development Challenges: Earthquakes | Department of...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Shale Gas Development Challenges: Induced Seismic Events More Documents & Publications Natural Gas from Shale: Questions and Answers Challenges associated with shale gas...

402

Analysis of Transportation and Logistics Challenges Affecting...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

of Transportation and Logistics Challenges Affecting the Deployment of Larger Wind Turbines: Summary of Results Analysis of Transportation and Logistics Challenges Affecting...

403

Laboratory hosts 12th annual HAZMAT Challenge  

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HAZMAT Challenge Laboratory hosts 12th annual HAZMAT Challenge Teams from New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Arizona will demonstrate their hazardous materials response skills and learn new...

404

Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Territo Electric, Inc....  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Territo Electric, Inc. Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Territo Electric, Inc. Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Territo Electric, Inc. Territo Electric, Inc. seeks to...

405

Symbiosis: Addressing Biomass Production Challenges and Climate...  

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Symbiosis: Addressing Biomass Production Challenges and Climate Change Symbiosis: Addressing Biomass Production Challenges and Climate Change This presentation was the opening...

406

Challenges and opportunities for structural DNA nanotechnology  

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Challenges and opportunities for structural DNA nanotechnology Authors: Pinheiro, A. V., Han, D., Shih, W. M., and Yan, H. Title: Challenges and opportunities for structural DNA...

407

EV Everywhere Grand Challenge Overview Presentation | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Grand Challenge Kick-Off meeting held on June 21, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency, Dearborn, MI. 2-danielson.pdf More Documents & Publications EV Everywhere Grand Challenge...

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DOE Challenge Home, Washington Program Requirements | Department...  

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More Documents & Publications DOE Challenge Home, California Program Requirements Version Tracking Document for DOE Challenge Homes, National Program Requirements (Rev. 03) DOE...

409

Diesel Technology - Challenges & Opportunities for North America...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Technology - Challenges & Opportunities for North America Diesel Technology - Challenges & Opportunities for North America Presentation given at DEER 2006, August 20-24, 2006,...

410

Webinar: International Hydrogen Infrastructure Challenges-NOW...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

International Hydrogen Infrastructure Challenges-NOW, DOE, and NEDO Webinar: International Hydrogen Infrastructure Challenges-NOW, DOE, and NEDO December 16, 2013 1:00PM EST...

411

Future plans at ISOLDE  

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The CERN ISOLDE facility has operated for over 30 years delivering beams of exotic ions to an ever-growing user community. The facility went through a major up-grade in the early 1990s with the move from the 600 MeV synchrocyclotron to the 1 GeV PS-Booster proton synchrotron. This was followed by a primary proton beam energy up grade to 1.4 GeV in 1999. Lately, an important step forward was taken with the start of the REX-ISOLDE experiment for charge breeding and post acceleration of exotic ions. CERN has recently decided on a consolidation project for the facility to assure that the required number of shifts can be delivered in the future. An overview will be given of the on-going consolidation and development programme and its implications on the physics programme, in particular the REX-ISOLDE post accelerator experiment. An important parameter for a better yield of very exotic elements is the primary proton beam intensity, beam energy and time structure. The possible short-term improvements of, in particul...

Lindroos, M

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry  

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Challenge Challenge for Industry Professional Engineers' Guide for Validating Statements of Energy Improvement Office of Air and Radiation Climate Protection Partnerships Division May 2013 Revised ii Introduction The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (U.S. EPA) ENERGY STAR program provides guidance, tools, and recognition to help companies improve their energy performance. ENERGY STAR is a voluntary partnership program that companies choose to join. Through ENERGY STAR, U.S. EPA offers a number of forms of recognition for achievements in energy efficiency. The ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry recognizes individual industrial sites for achieving a 10 percent reduction in energy intensity within 5 years from the conclusion of an established baseline. To be

413

EV Everywhere Grand Challenge Blueprint  

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A Message from A Message from the Assistant Secretary Every challenge presents an even greater opportunity, and the EV Everywhere Grand Challenge is no exception. The need for clean energy solutions drives the most important economic development race of the 21st century, providing opportunity for America to invent, manufacture, and export clean energy technologies. Recognizing that vehicle electrification is an essential part of our country's "all-of-the above" energy strategy, President Obama issued the EV Everywhere Grand Challenge to the nation in March 2012 with the bold goal to be the first nation in the world to produce plug-in electric vehicles that are as affordable for the average American family as today's gasoline-powered vehicles within the next 10 years.

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Lithium As Plasma Facing Component for Magnetic Fusion Research  

SciTech Connect

The use of lithium in magnetic fusion confinement experiments started in the 1990's in order to improve tokamak plasma performance as a low-recycling plasma-facing component (PFC). Lithium is the lightest alkali metal and it is highly chemically reactive with relevant ion species in fusion plasmas including hydrogen, deuterium, tritium, carbon, and oxygen. Because of the reactive properties, lithium can provide strong pumping for those ions. It was indeed a spectacular success in TFTR where a very small amount (~ 0.02 gram) of lithium coating of the PFCs resulted in the fusion power output to improve by nearly a factor of two. The plasma confinement also improved by a factor of two. This success was attributed to the reduced recycling of cold gas surrounding the fusion plasma due to highly reactive lithium on the wall. The plasma confinement and performance improvements have since been confirmed in a large number of fusion devices with various magnetic configurations including CDX-U/LTX (US), CPD (Japan), HT-7 (China), EAST (China), FTU (Italy), NSTX (US), T-10, T-11M (Russia), TJ-II (Spain), and RFX (Italy). Additionally, lithium was shown to broaden the plasma pressure profile in NSTX, which is advantageous in achieving high performance H-mode operation for tokamak reactors. It is also noted that even with significant applications (up to 1,000 grams in NSTX) of lithium on PFCs, very little contamination (< 0.1%) of lithium fraction in main fusion plasma core was observed even during high confinement modes. The lithium therefore appears to be a highly desirable material to be used as a plasma PFC material from the magnetic fusion plasma performance and operational point of view. An exciting development in recent years is the growing realization of lithium as a potential solution to solve the exceptionally challenging need to handle the fusion reactor divertor heat flux, which could reach 60 MW/m2 . By placing the liquid lithium (LL) surface in the path of the main divertor heat flux (divertor strike point), the lithium is evaporated from the surface. The evaporated lithium is quickly ionized by the plasma and the ionized lithium ions can provide a strongly radiative layer of plasma ("radiative mantle"), thus could significantly reduce the heat flux to the divertor strike point surfaces, thus protecting the divertor surface. The protective effects of LL have been observed in many experiments and test stands. As a possible reactor divertor candidate, a closed LL divertor system is described. Finally, it is noted that the lithium applications as a PFC can be quite flexible and broad. The lithium application should be quite compatible with various divertor configurations, and it can be also applied to protecting the presently envisioned tungsten based solid PFC surfaces such as the ones for ITER. Lithium based PFCs therefore have the exciting prospect of providing a cost effective flexible means to improve the fusion reactor performance, while providing a practical solution to the highly challenging divertor heat handling issue confronting the steadystate magnetic fusion reactors.

Masayuki Ono

2012-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

415

Biomass 2009: Fueling Our Future  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

We would like to thank everyone who attended Biomass 2009: Fueling Our Future, including the speakers, moderators, sponsors, and exhibitors who helped make the conference a great success.

416

Future Applications Monitor Critical Structures  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Future Applications · Monitor Critical Structures ­ Bridges, dams, pipelines, power integrity for rescue efforts ­ Expendable for unstable conditions ­ Power system repair ­ Firefighting

Huston, Dryver R.

417

Saft Factory of the Future  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Future Principal Investigator - Peter Denoncourt Presentors - Karen Conner Saft America Inc. June 11, 2011 Project ID: ARRAVT007 This presentation does not contain any proprietary,...

418

Solid-State Lighting: Market Challenges  

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Market Challenges to someone by Market Challenges to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Market Challenges on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Market Challenges on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Market Challenges on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Market Challenges on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Market Challenges on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: Market Challenges on AddThis.com... Why SSL LED Basics OLED Basics Using LEDs R&D Challenges Market Challenges Market Challenges Resources Compact Fluorescent Lighting in America PDF Guiding Market Introduction of SSL Products PDF LED Directional Lamps PDF LED MR16 Lamps Recessed LED Downlights PDF General Service LED Lamps PDF What to Ask - A Checklist for Buyers of LED Lighting Products PDF

419

Building America Whole-House Solutions for New Homes: Meeting DOE Challenge Homes Program Certification  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Three production home builders—K. Hovnanian Homes, David Weekley Homes, and Transformations, Inc.—partnered with Building America team Building Science Corporation to evaluate the certification of five test homes to the new DOE Challenge Home program performance standard (now DOE Zero Energy Ready Home program). The builders identified key benefits and barriers that impacted the certification of the test homes, and the likelihood of whether DOE Challenge Home certification would be pursued in future homes.

420

Nuclear Safeguards and Security Challenge:  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Nuclear Safeguards and Security Nuclear Safeguards and Security Challenge: The international safeguards and security system is being challenged by evolving proliferation and terrorism threats, expanding International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) responsibilities, a retiring safeguards workforce, and the need for better technologies to detect and deter proliferation, theft, and sabotage. Response: Revitalize, strengthen, and sustain U.S. and international safeguards and security capabilities through the Next Generation Safeguards Initiative (NGSI) and International Nuclear Security programs that: * Support the development of safeguards and security policies, concepts and approaches * Develop human capital through training and education * Develop and implement new safeguards systems,

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Comparison of Graphene Formation on C-face and Si-face SiC {0001} Surfaces Luxmi, N. Srivastava, Guowei He, and R. M. Feenstra  

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1 Comparison of Graphene Formation on C-face and Si-face SiC {0001} Surfaces Luxmi, N. Srivastava of graphene formed on the ( 1000 ) surface (the C-face) and the (0001) surface (the Si-face) of Si) and low-energy electron microscopy (LEEM). The graphene forms due to preferential sublimation of Si from

Feenstra, Randall

422

Face recognition with disparity corrected gabor phase differences  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We analyze the relative relevance of Gabor amplitudes and phases for face recognition. We propose an algorithm to reliably estimate offset point disparities from phase differences and show that disparity-corrected Gabor phase differences are well suited ...

Manuel Günther; Dennis Haufe; Rolf P. Würtz

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Facing Facebook: Australia's Cap-and-Tax 29 July 2014  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Facing Facebook: Australia's Cap-and-Tax 29 July 2014 James Hansen At least until I finish my in Australia re their cap-and-trade were (1) it would be ineffectual in reducing emissions, and (2) it would

Hansen, James E.

424

Feature selection for face recognition: a memetic algorithmic approach  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The eigenface method that uses principal component analysis (PCA) has been the standard and popular method used in face recognition. This paper presents a PCA - memetic algorithm (PCA-MA) approach for feature ...

Dinesh Kumar; Shakti Kumar; C. S. Rai

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Biomass 2008: Fueling Our Future Conference | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Biomass 2008: Fueling Our Future Conference Biomass 2008: Fueling Our Future Conference Biomass 2008: Fueling Our Future Conference April 18, 2008 - 10:49am Addthis Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman Thank you and good afternoon. It's good to be with you. I want to thank John Mizroch for introducing me, and to congratulate him and all the folks at the Energy Department's biomass office for pulling together what appears to be a very successful event. Our national energy policy centers around one key idea: we must diversify our energy sources, our energy suppliers, and our energy supply routes. President Bush challenged us to move toward diversification at an aggressive rate when he announced his Advanced Energy Initiative or AEI. AEI provides for the development of energy alternatives to fossil fuels

426

CIPRES: Algorithmic Challenges Bernard Moret  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CIPRES: Algorithmic Challenges Bernard Moret University of New Mexico Phylogenetic Reconstruction difference in the two sets of induced bipartitions. � RF distance treats all bipartitions equally in most settings. � Maximum likelihood (ML): maximize probability that the data could have been produced

Moret, Bernard

427

PROVOST CHALLENGE OVERVIEW STATUS REPORT  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

PROVOST CHALLENGE OVERVIEW STATUS REPORT December 2013 # Project Status Project Name · Project Lead report) Joyce O'Halloran and Rachel Webb, The Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics 54 ON SCHEDULE Online Academic Advising & Career Development Modules. (Link to detailed report) Mary Ann Barham

Lafferriere, Gerardo

428

The solar energy challenge?Seth Darling  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

Argonne researcher Seth Darling talks about the solar energy challenge in creating alternative sources of energy

Seth Darling

2013-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

429

Hydrogen Storage Grand Challenge Centers of Excellence  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

DOE's Hydrogen Storage Grand Challenge Centers of Excellence and partners, led by NREL, SNL, and LANL

430

Fuel Cell Technology Challenges | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

these technologies face more stringent cost and durability hurdles. In stationary power applications, where cogeneration of heat and power is desired, use of PEM fuel cells...

431

The Future of Geothermal Energy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Future of Geothermal Energy Impact of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) on the United States in the 21st Century #12;The Future of Geothermal Energy Impact of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS and Renewable Energy, Office of Geothermal Technologies, Under DOE Idaho Operations Office Contract DE-AC07-05ID

Laughlin, Robert B.

432

Coal and nuclear power: Illinois' energy future  

SciTech Connect

This conference was sponsored by the Energy Resources Center, University of Illinois at Chicago; the US Department of Energy; the Illinois Energy Resources Commission; and the Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources. The theme for the conference, Coal and Nuclear Power: Illinois' Energy Future, was based on two major observations: (1) Illinois has the largest reserves of bituminous coal of any state and is surpassed in total reserves only by North Dakota, and Montana; and (2) Illinois has made a heavy commitment to the use of nuclear power as a source of electrical power generation. Currently, nuclear power represents 30% of the electrical energy produced in the State. The primary objective of the 1982 conference was to review these two energy sources in view of the current energy policy of the Reagan Administration, and to examine the impact these policies have on the Midwest energy scene. The conference dealt with issues unique to Illinois as well as those facing the entire nation. A separate abstract was prepared for each of the 30 individual presentations.

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1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Challenges facing the wind energy industry in South Africa : lessons learned from international experience in promoting wind energy.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Includes abstract. Growing concerns regarding climate change, energy security, long-term carbon price exposure, fuelprice risk and fossil fuel depletion have continued to drive growth in… (more)

Waller, Mary Kate.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Challenges facing the wind energy industry in South Africa : lessons learned from international experience in promoting wind energy.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Growing concerns regarding climate change, energy security, long-term carbon price exposure, fuel-price risk and fossil fuel depletion have continued to drive growth in… (more)

Waller, Mary Kate

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

We are facing a number of challenges in this area. Major cuts in funding levels are anticipated  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

infrastructure are making real inroads into the estate backlog liabilities. Resources have been focused funding sources such as capital grants, and also re-evaluating the campus master estate plan and our site operations to a sustainable financial position, by improving quality and consolidating outlets

Jensen, Max

436

Present Jurassic petroleum charge facing Paleozoic biodegraded oil: Geochemical challenges and potential upsides, Embla field, North Sea  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...resulted in precipitation of asphaltenes and wax from the first petroleum charge, thus...The first petroleum charge had a high wax content and was terrestrially influenced...Paleocene sandy Siri Fairway: An efficient pipeline draining the prolific Central Graben...

Sverre Ekrene Ohm; Dag A. Karlsen; Nghia T. Phan; Tor Strand; Gunnar Iversen

437

Both developed and developing nations face ever-growing challenges to meet basic human needs in a sustainable manner. Key  

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and the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise. SCHOOL OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT #12;You in a sustainable manner. Key issues include depletion of fossil fuels, global warming, water scarcity, loss-governmental organizations ­ each constituency plays a vital role in the creation of a sustainable world. The Sustainable

Edwards, Paul N.

438

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing us in the 21st century and, across Europe,  

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, efforts are being made to cut down on energy usage and carbon emissions. The EU has set a target of a 20 in ICT research - which together promise to reduce energy consumption and increase our knowledge, but in all sectors of the economy. How green is our ICT? ICT is responsible for 2% of carbon emissions

Lefèvre, Laurent

439

E-Print Network 3.0 - actively cooled plasma-facing Sample Search...  

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m2. Each cassette... - The ITER plasma-facing components (PFCs) directly face the thermonuclear plasma and cover an area of about... of a plasma facing material (armour) mounted...

440

September 14, 2010, Federal Technical Capabilities Panel, Face to Face meeting Â… SSO Status Update  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

f f t S t O i ht Safety System Oversight Status Update Status Update Todd Lapointe Todd Lapointe Safety System Oversight Steering Committee U.S. Department of Energy September 2010 Overview Overview * Safety System Oversight Workshop May 2010 * Safety System Oversight Workshop, May 2010 - Combined SSO/FR Plenary Session - SSO Workshop Breakout - Program Implementation and - SSO Workshop Breakout - Program Implementation and Enhanced Communications * Safety System Oversight Steering Committee y y g g - Charter - Program Standard - Qualification Path - Other Initiatives/Challenges 2 SSO Workshop SSO Workshop * Combined SSO/FR Plenary Session * Combined SSO/FR Plenary Session - Workshop Keynote Address - Environmental Management Safety Assurance - Safety System Oversight Annual Award

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441

Hydrogen: the future energy carrier  

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...from fossil energy carriers to renewable energy fluxes is necessary. The main...challenge is to efficiently convert renewable energy into electricity and the storage...necessary for the change to renewable energy supply will no longer be possible...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

America's Home Energy Education Challenge: Teaching Kids to Save Energy and  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

America's Home Energy Education Challenge: Teaching Kids to Save America's Home Energy Education Challenge: Teaching Kids to Save Energy and Money America's Home Energy Education Challenge: Teaching Kids to Save Energy and Money October 22, 2013 - 10:45am Addthis The deadline to register for the Home Energy Education Challenge is November 15. The deadline to register for the Home Energy Education Challenge is November 15. Linda Silverman Team Lead, Education and Workforce Development Daniel Boff Intern, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Education Resources Find lesson plans, science projects, and other activities that can be done in the classroom or at home to prepare K-12 students for a greener future Find fun and introductory learning YouTube videos on renewable energy technologies Check out the Principles of Energy framework to incorporate into

443

Department of Energy Releases Strategic Plan to Address Energy Challenges |  

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Department of Energy Releases Strategic Plan to Address Energy Department of Energy Releases Strategic Plan to Address Energy Challenges Department of Energy Releases Strategic Plan to Address Energy Challenges October 2, 2006 - 9:01am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today released the Department's five-year strategic plan that focuses on the Department's role in powering and securing America's future. The plan addresses overall Department goals for developing and deploying new clean energy technologies, reducing our dependence on foreign energy sources, protecting our nuclear weapons stockpile, and ensuring that America remains competitive in the global marketplace. The Department's plan builds on President Bush's Advanced Energy and American Competitiveness Initiatives, which are increasing America's energy security, spurring scientific

444

Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs to Solve Our Energy Challenges |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs to Solve Our Energy Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs to Solve Our Energy Challenges Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs to Solve Our Energy Challenges December 13, 2011 - 5:51am Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy One of the most important things we can do to provide for a more sustainable future for our children and grandchildren is find new ways to unlock our ingenuity. Across the planet, creative minds are generating ideas that will make our lives better - and save energy - and they're translating them into action through entrepreneurship. By cultivating the best clean energy ideas and working to move them from paper to prototype to commercial success, entrepreneurs are the engine driving us to a more

445

E-Print Network 3.0 - airport ceo faces Sample Search Results  

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ceo faces Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Creating smarter airports An opportunity to transform travel and trade Summary: airports Executive summary Airports face multiple...

446

Wind power in electricity markets: key issues and challenges  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Due to the large penetration and continuous improvement in the wind power technology, wind farms are asked to operate similar to the conventional power plants. In emerging electricity market, wind power generators are now seen differently and should sustain with/without limited government support. Although cost reductions due to technological improvements bring wind power in competitions to conventional fossil-fuel generation, but until now various incentives are required to overcome wind power's cost disadvantage and these incentives may play a significant role in improving the competitiveness of wind power. However, the use and trade of wind power in the market is complicated because of the lack of guarantees of generation, mainly in the wind farms. This paper discusses several key issues and challenges which can be faced by the wind power in the competitive power market. With suitable market mechanism, wind power can be helpful in mitigating the market abuse up to some extent.

B.S. Rajpurohit; S.N. Singh; Istvan Erlich

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Faces of the Recovery Act: Jobs at Savannah River Site | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

the Recovery Act: Jobs at Savannah River Site the Recovery Act: Jobs at Savannah River Site Faces of the Recovery Act: Jobs at Savannah River Site October 30, 2009 - 3:35pm Addthis The Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina has been able to create/save thousands of jobs through the Recovery Act. These are the stories of just a few of their new hires. Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Hear from some of the Recovery Act hires at the Energy Department's Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. These are just a few of the jobs funded by the Recovery Act to accelerate the cleanup of the former nuclear weapons research site and make the site safe for future generations. Addthis Related Articles Deputy Secretary Poneman: Recovery Act Putting Americans to Work and

448

Propane Market Outlook Assessment of Key Market Trends, Threats, and Opportunities Facing  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

0 0 Propane Market Outlook Assessment of Key Market Trends, Threats, and Opportunities Facing the Propane Industry Through 2020 P r e s e n T e d B y : Declining Sales in the Recent Past and Near-Term Future After peaking in 2003, nationwide propane consumption fell by more than 10 percent through 2006. Although propane demand rebounded somewhat in 2007 and 2008 due to colder weather, propane demand appears to have declined again in 2009. The collapse of the new housing market, combined with decreases in fuel use per customer resulting from efficiency upgrades in homes and equipment, resulted in a decline in residential propane sales. The recession also reduced demand in the industrial and commercial sectors. Colder weather in the last half of 2009 and in January

449

Challenge X 2006 Competition Results  

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6: Virginia Tech Takes Top Honors 6: Virginia Tech Takes Top Honors A student team from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University won the second-year Challenge X: Crossover to Sustainable Mobility, a three-year engineering competition designed to improve the fuel efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox. The Virginia Tech team developed and built a hybrid version of the Equinox that uses two electric motors and runs on E85, a fuel blend containing 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline. The Virginia Tech vehicle also exhibited the best braking and handling, the lowest tailpipe emissions, and the lowest petroleum usage. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and General Motors Corporation (GM) are the lead sponsors for Challenge X, in which 17 teams of North American engineering students are participating (see box). Argonne manages the competition every year.

450

Argonne Team Challenges Physical Security  

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Engineering & Systems Analysis Engineering & Systems Analysis Success Stories For further information, contact Roger Johnston, rogerj@anl.gov "Real security is thinking like the bad guys," maintains Roger Johnston, head of Argonne's VAT. Argonne Team Challenges Physical Security Physical security-the art of protecting tangible assets-is the counterpart to cyber security. Physical security can take the form of locks, tamper-indicating seals, guards who stand watch

451

Challenges in global genomics education  

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Abstract In spite of high expectations for the integration of genomics into medicine, it is not clear that health providers are competent to appropriately use new genomic approaches. The issue is further complicated by differences across the globe in terms of educational systems, access to genomic technologies, and priorities in health care. In this commentary we will review some of the major challenges in educating the health provider workforce about genomic medicine.

Ashwini de Abrew; Vajira H.W. Dissanayake; Bruce R. Korf

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Bright Young Minds for a Clean Energy Future | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bright Young Minds for a Clean Energy Future Bright Young Minds for a Clean Energy Future Bright Young Minds for a Clean Energy Future August 16, 2011 - 12:11pm Addthis Bright Young Minds for a Clean Energy Future Sarah Jane Maxted Special Assistant, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy How can I participate? Registration begins August 15 and ends on October 7, 2011. Students are encouraged to register with their teachers by September 30, 2011 to take advantage of the full energy savings period. It's that time again: Back to school season is officially here! Time for students to prepare for the new experiences and challenges that they will encounter throughout the upcoming school year. One such challenge-from the Energy Department in partnership with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)-aims to tap into the

453

Bright Young Minds for a Clean Energy Future | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Young Minds for a Clean Energy Future Young Minds for a Clean Energy Future Bright Young Minds for a Clean Energy Future August 16, 2011 - 12:11pm Addthis Bright Young Minds for a Clean Energy Future Sarah Jane Maxted Special Assistant, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy How can I participate? Registration begins August 15 and ends on October 7, 2011. Students are encouraged to register with their teachers by September 30, 2011 to take advantage of the full energy savings period. It's that time again: Back to school season is officially here! Time for students to prepare for the new experiences and challenges that they will encounter throughout the upcoming school year. One such challenge-from the Energy Department in partnership with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)-aims to tap into the

454

Building Technologies Office: Challenge Home Events  

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Challenge Home Events Challenge Home Events to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Challenge Home Events on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Challenge Home Events on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Challenge Home Events on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Challenge Home Events on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Challenge Home Events on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Challenge Home Events on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Solar Decathlon Building America Home Energy Score Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Better Buildings Neighborhood Program Challenge Home Partner Log In Become a Partner Criteria Partner Locator Resources Housing Innovation Awards

455

Simulating Solid-Solid Phase Transition in Shape-Memory Alloy Microstructure by Face-Offsetting Method  

SciTech Connect

Advances in the understanding of martensitic transformations (diffusionless, solid-solid phase transformations) have been instrumental to the recent discovery of new low hysteresis alloys. However, some key fundamental issues must be better understood to design still better alloys. Restricting attention to antiplane shear, we use finite element analysis to model the shape-memory alloy microstructure within the Abeyaratne-Knowles continuum thermomechanical framework and use an interface kinetic relation of the kind proposed by Rosakis and Tsai. Geometric singularities and topological changes associated with microstructural evolution pose significant numerical challenges. We address such challenges with a recently developed front-tracking scheme called the face-offsetting method (FOM) to explicitly model phase interfaces. Initial results demonstrate the effectiveness of FOM in resolving needle-like twinned microstructures.

Bellur Ramaswamy, Ravi S.; Tortorelli, Daniel A. [Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1206 W. Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801 (United States); Fried, Eliot [Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Washington University, Campus Box 1185, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899 (United States); Jiao Xiangmin [Computational Science and Engineering Division, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, 801 Atlantic Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332 (United States)

2008-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

456

PSERC Webinar Series on the Future Grid Initiative Begins January 22, 2013  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

PSERC Webinar Series on the Future Grid Initiative Begins January PSERC Webinar Series on the Future Grid Initiative Begins January 22, 2013 PSERC Webinar Series on the Future Grid Initiative Begins January 22, 2013 January 16, 2013 - 4:21pm Addthis The Department has funded an effort at the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) entitled The Future Grid to Enable Sustainable Energy Systems. The initiative investigates the requirements of an electric grid with high penetrations of sustainable energy systems and heavy reliance on cyber systems for sensing and communication. PSERC is offering a free, public webinar series to present progress reports from the Future Grid Initiative. Two webinars are currently scheduled. January 22, 2013 2-3 pm ET: Electric Energy Challenges of the Future This webinar provides an overview of the accomplishments made on the

457

Crawl-based analysis of web applications: Prospects and challenges  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract In this paper we review five years of research in the field of automated crawling and testing of web applications. We describe the open source Crawljax tool, and the various extensions that have been proposed in order to address such issues as cross-browser compatibility testing, web application regression testing, and style sheet usage analysis. Based on that we identify the main challenges and future directions of crawl-based testing of web applications. In particular, we explore ways to reduce the exponential growth of the state space, as well as ways to involve the human tester in the loop, thus reconciling manual exploratory testing and automated test input generation. Finally, we sketch the future of crawl-based testing in the light of upcoming developments, such as the pervasive use of touch devices and mobile computing, and the increasing importance of cyber-security.

Arie van Deursen; Ali Mesbah; Alex Nederlof

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Critical Issues Facing Federal Customers and the Electric Industry...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

in San Diego, California. fupwgsandiegokiesner.pdf More Documents & Publications Rising Electricity Costs: A Challenge For Consumers, Regulators, And Utilities The Power of "AND"...

459

Renewable Electricity Futures Study. Volume 2: Renewable Electricity Generation and Storage Technologies  

SciTech Connect

The Renewable Electricity Futures (RE Futures) Study investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050. The analysis focused on the sufficiency of the geographically diverse U.S. renewable resources to meet electricity demand over future decades, the hourly operational characteristics of the U.S. grid with high levels of variable wind and solar generation, and the potential implications of deploying high levels of renewables in the future. RE Futures focused on technical aspects of high penetration of renewable electricity; it did not focus on how to achieve such a future through policy or other measures. Given the inherent uncertainties involved with analyzing alternative long-term energy futures as well as the multiple pathways that might be taken to achieve higher levels of renewable electricity supply, RE Futures explored a range of scenarios to investigate and compare the impacts of renewable electricity penetration levels (30%-90%), future technology performance improvements, potential constraints to renewable electricity development, and future electricity demand growth assumptions. RE Futures was led by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Augustine, C.; Bain, R.; Chapman, J.; Denholm, P.; Drury, E.; Hall, D.G.; Lantz, E.; Margolis, R.; Thresher, R.; Sandor, D.; Bishop, N.A.; Brown, S.R.; Cada, G.F.; Felker, F.

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Renewable Electricity Futures Study. Volume 4: Bulk Electric Power Systems: Operations and Transmission Planning  

SciTech Connect

The Renewable Electricity Futures (RE Futures) Study investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050. The analysis focused on the sufficiency of the geographically diverse U.S. renewable resources to meet electricity demand over future decades, the hourly operational characteristics of the U.S. grid with high levels of variable wind and solar generation, and the potential implications of deploying high levels of renewables in the future. RE Futures focused on technical aspects of high penetration of renewable electricity; it did not focus on how to achieve such a future through policy or other measures. Given the inherent uncertainties involved with analyzing alternative long-term energy futures as well as the multiple pathways that might be taken to achieve higher levels of renewable electricity supply, RE Futures explored a range of scenarios to investigate and compare the impacts of renewable electricity penetration levels (30%-90%), future technology performance improvements, potential constraints to renewable electricity development, and future electricity demand growth assumptions. RE Futures was led by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Milligan, M.; Ela, E.; Hein, J.; Schneider, T.; Brinkman, G.; Denholm, P.

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Renewable Electricity Futures Study. Volume 3: End-Use Electricity Demand  

SciTech Connect

The Renewable Electricity Futures (RE Futures) Study investigated the challenges and impacts of achieving very high renewable electricity generation levels in the contiguous United States by 2050. The analysis focused on the sufficiency of the geographically diverse U.S. renewable resources to meet electricity demand over future decades, the hourly operational characteristics of the U.S. grid with high levels of variable wind and solar generation, and the potential implications of deploying high levels of renewables in the future. RE Futures focused on technical aspects of high penetration of renewable electricity; it did not focus on how to achieve such a future through policy or other measures. Given the inherent uncertainties involved with analyzing alternative long-term energy futures as well as the multiple pathways that might be taken to achieve higher levels of renewable electricity supply, RE Futures explored a range of scenarios to investigate and compare the impacts of renewable electricity penetration levels (30%-90%), future technology performance improvements, potential constraints to renewable electricity development, and future electricity demand growth assumptions. RE Futures was led by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Hostick, D.; Belzer, D.B.; Hadley, S.W.; Markel, T.; Marnay, C.; Kintner-Meyer, M.

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Section 25: Future State Assumptions  

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the Compliance Certification Application (CCA), Chapter 6.0, Section 6.2 and Appendices SCR and MASS (U.S. DOE 1996). Many of these future state assumptions were derived from the...

463

The Future of Geothermal Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Future of Geothermal Energy report is an evaluation of geothermal energy as a major supplier of energy in the United States. An 18-member assessment panel with broad experience and expertise...

464

Algae: fuel of the future?  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Algae: fuel of the future? ... Start-ups and oil giants are investing millions in the photosynthetic powers of algae. ... Start-ups and oil giants are investing millions in the photosynthetic powers of algae. ...

Amanda Leigh Mascarelli

2009-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

465

Seaborg Predicts Bright Atomic Future  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Seaborg Predicts Bright Atomic Future ... To explore both the immediate and long-term ramifications of the cutbacks, C&EN talked to the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg . ...

1964-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

466

Future Hadron Physics at Fermilab  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Today, hadron physics research occurs at Fermilab as parts of broader experimental programs. This is very likely to be the case in the future. Thus, much of this presentation focuses on our vision of that future - a future aimed at making Fermilab the host laboratory for the International Linear Collider (ILC). Given the uncertainties associated with the ILC - the level of needed R&D, the ILC costs, and the timing - Fermilab is also preparing for other program choices. I will describe these latter efforts, efforts focused on a Proton Driver to increase the numbers of protons available for experiments. As examples of the hadron physics which will be coming from Fermilab, I summarize three experiments: MIPP/E907 which is running currently, and MINER A and Drell-Yan/E906 which are scheduled for future running periods. Hadron physics coming from the Tevatron Collider program will be summarized by Arthur Maciel in another talk at Hadron05.

Jeffrey A. Appel

2005-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

467

AUTO ID FUTURE - FREQUENCY AGNOSTIC  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Identification of information is one key to the development of intelligent decision systems of the future. Frequency agnostic automatic identification is only one step in the physical world to make physical objects identify ...

DATTA, SHOUMEN

468

Texas Industries of the Future  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The purpose of the Texas Industries of the Future program is to facilitate the development, demonstration and adoption of advanced technologies and adoption of best practices that reduce industrial energy usage, emissions, and associated costs...

Ferland, K.

469

Prompt-Month Energy Futures  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Prompt-Month Energy Futures Prompt-Month Energy Futures Prices and trading activity shown are for prompt-month (see definition below) futures contracts for the energy commodities listed in the table below. Note that trading for prompt-month futures contracts ends on different dates at the end of the month for the various commodities; therefore, some commodity prices may reference delivery for the next month sooner than other commodity prices. Product Description Listed With Crude Oil ($/barrel) West Texas Intermediate (WTI) light sweet crude oil delivered to Cushing, Oklahoma More details | Contract specifications New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex) Gasoline-RBOB ($/gallon) Reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygenate blending (RBOB) gasoline delivered to New York Harbor More details | Contract specifications Nymex

470

The Future of Home Heating  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

NG in PM 2.5 emissions B10 equal to NG in CO2e emissions High heating efficiency Lowest oil for oil replacement cost Ideal for high bio fraction future Best for existing oil...

471

Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner:  

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Bloomberg LP to someone by E-mail Bloomberg LP to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Bloomberg LP on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Bloomberg LP on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Bloomberg LP on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Bloomberg LP on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Bloomberg LP on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Bloomberg LP on AddThis.com... Goals Research & Development Testing and Analysis Workplace Charging Partners Ambassadors Resources Community and Fleet Readiness

472

Better Buildings Challenge | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Better Buildings Challenge Better Buildings Challenge Better Buildings Challenge Better Buildings Challenge: Leadership, Transparency and Results Read more Partners Recognized at Industrial Energy Technology Conference Read more Jones Lang LaSalle's Showcase Project: Moscone Convention Center Read more Portland Public Schools' Showcase Project: Benson Polytechnic High School Read more Delaware's Showcase Project: Carvel State Office Building Read more Challenge Partners & Allies Represent 2 Billion Square Feet Committed $2 Billion in Financing through Allies 300+ Manufacturing Facilities Highlights Program Expansion: Multifamily Residential Better Buildings Challenge: Progress Update - Spring 2013 Partner Solutions: Implementation Models Partner Progress Against Energy Performance Goals Demonstrating Results: Showcase Projects

473

Microsoft Word - Management Challenges Final.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audit Services Special Report Management Challenges at the Department of Energy DOE/IG-0712 December 2005 SPECIAL REPORT ON MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES AT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY TABLE OF CONTENTS Analysis of Management Challenges Background 1 Department Successes in Meeting the President's Management Agenda 1 Management Challenges 2 Appendices 1. Watch List 16 2. Comparison of Management Challenges Reported by Various Groups 19 3. Related Reports Issued in Fiscal Year 2005 20 Analysis of Management Challenges ______________________________________________________________________

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May 22, 2013, Federal Technical Capability Program Face to Face Meeting - Agenda  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

May 22, 2012 May 22, 2012 11:00am-3:00pm (ET) Video Teleconferencing View On-Line (Video Streaming) Call-In Number: 505-845-2144 Conference Call ID No: 132952 11:00-11:15 am Welcome Karen Boardman, FTCP Chair Dave Chaney, Deputy Chair 11:15-11:30 am FAQS Updates Jeanette Yarrington 11:30-11:45 am NNSA FTCP Agent Meeting (May 16, 2013) Debrief NNSA FTCP Agent Representative 11:45-1:45 pm (2 Hours) FY 2013-2018 Strategic Plan Champions and Team Presentations (Action Plans): (Allocated time for each Team presentation is approximately 30-45 minutes) Goal 3 Mark Brown and Jim Todd/Team Address Challenges Associated with Declining Resources Goal 2 Karen Boardman/Team Influence DOE Policy Regarding Recruitment,

475

Realizing a Clean Energy Future: Highlights of NREL Analysis (Brochure), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Realizing a Clean Energy Future 2 Table of Contents Profound Energy System Transformation is Underway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Our Contributions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 A Clean Energy Future Has Arrived . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Renewable Industry Continues to Grow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Renewable Energy Technical Potential is Enormous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Comprehensive Studies Validate Opportunity for U .S . Renewables to Provide Clean Electricity and Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Realizing Clean Energy's Potential: Challenge and Opportunity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Renewables and Natural

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Life cycle assessment of bioenergy systems: State of the art and future challenges  

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The use of different input data, functional units, allocation methods, reference systems and other assumptions complicates comparisons of LCA bioenergy studies. In addition, uncertainties and use of specific local factors for indirect effects (like land-use change and N-based soil emissions) may give rise to wide ranges of final results. In order to investigate how these key issues have been addressed so far, this work performs a review of the recent bioenergy LCA literature. The abundance of studies dealing with the different biomass resources, conversion technologies, products and environmental impact categories is summarized and discussed. Afterwards, a qualitative interpretation of the LCA results is depicted, focusing on energy balance, GHG balance and other impact categories. With the exception of a few studies, most \\{LCAs\\} found a significant net reduction in GHG emissions and fossil energy consumption when bioenergy replaces fossil energy.

Francesco Cherubini; Anders Hammer Strømman

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The challenge of the EMC effect: Existing data and future directions  

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Since the discovery that the ratio of inclusive charged lepton (per-nucleon) cross sections from a nucleus A to the deuteron is not unity - even in deep inelastic scattering kinematics - a great deal of experimental and theoretical effort has gone into understanding the phenomenon. The EMC effect, as it is now known, shows that even in the most extreme kinematic conditions the effects of the nucleon being bound in a nucleus can not be ignored. In this paper we collect the most precise data available for various nuclear to deuteron ratios, as well as provide a commentary on the current status of the theoretical understanding of this thirty year old effect.

Malace, Simona P. [JLAB; Gaskell, David J. [JLAB; Higinbotham, Douglas W. [JLAB; Cloet, Ian C. [ANL

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Plasma Spectroscopy: Achievements and Future Challenges 13-15 September 2010  

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intensities of Si III lines in the transition region? 15:00 - 15:15 Jaroslav Dudik The effect of non-thermal Watanabe Iron Line Diagnostics of Non-Equilibrium Plasma in Solar and Laboratory Plasmas 17:00 - 17 for non-thermal electron excitation of coronal ions 09:20 - 09:40 Brian Fawcett Some foundations

Cambridge, University of

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Eastern Europe Research Reactor Initiative nuclear education and training courses - Current activities and future challenges  

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The Eastern Europe Research Reactor Initiative was established in January 2008 to enhance cooperation between the Research Reactors in Eastern Europe. It covers three areas of research reactor utilisation: irradiation of materials and fuel, radioisotope production, neutron beam experiments, education and training. In the field of education and training an EERRI training course was developed. The training programme has been elaborated with the purpose to assist IAEA Member States, which consider building a research reactor (RR) as a first step to develop nuclear competence and infrastructure in the Country. The major strength of the reactor is utilisation of three different research reactors and a lot of practical exercises. Due to high level of adaptability, the course can be tailored to specific needs of institutions with limited or no access to research reactors. (authors)

Snoj, L. [Josef Stefan Inst., Jamova cesta 39, SI-1000 Ljubljana (Slovenia); Sklenka, L.; Rataj, J. [Dept. of Nuclear Reactor, Czech Technical Univ. in Prague, V Holesovickach 2, 180 00 Prague 8 (Czech Republic); Boeck, H. [Vienna Univ. of Technology/Atominstitut, Stadionallee 2, 1020 Vienna (Austria)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Returning to Our Roots: Making Plant Biology Research Relevant to Future Challenges in Agriculture  

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...part of the nations liquid energy needs, creating a potentially unlimited market for this use. A sensible alternative...prime land from growing these energy crops if the economic gain...use of agricultural land for energy production creates another...

Steven J. Rothstein

2007-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Call for papers and posters Energy and people: futures, complexity and challenges  

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and live well, including comfort, convenience, accessibility, communication, health, production and trade. Energy is embedded in all the goods we consume, from the very basic, such as food and water, through alongside other major changes, for example demographic (ageing population, urbanization and immigration

Oxford, University of

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CHALLENGES IN DEVELOPING MATERIALS FOR FUSION TECHNOLOGY PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE  

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A brief historical review of the evolution in structural materials options for fusion energy systems is presented, along with the author s perspective on emerging trends in advanced manufacturing techniques and new high-performance materials.

Zinkle, Steven J [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Winning the Future: Chaninik Wind Group Pursues Innovative Solutions to Native Alaska Energy Challenges  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Between 2010 and 2013, Chaninik Wind Group (CWG) implemented a multi-village wind heat smart grid in the Alaska Native villages of Kongiganak, Kwigillingok, and Tuntutuliak, integrating heating systems and a grid installed with partial funding through the DOE Tribal Energy Program with the five existing 95-kW wind turbines CWG had installed in each community. Each system produces wind capacity in excess of 200% of the peak load and uses an on-site wind-diesel smart grid control system to maximize efficiency.

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Tissue-Based Research in Kidney Cancer: Current Challenges and Future Directions  

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...sectioning. To minimize the waste of tissue, laboratories...slides in paraffin before storage and storage in a nitrogen...influenced by short- and long-term storage conditions of both tissue...Rimm DL, Camp RL. Long-term preservation of antigenicity...

Sabina Signoretti; Gennady Bratslavsky; Frederick M. Waldman; Victor E. Reuter; John Haaga; Maria Merino; George V. Thomas; Michael R. Pins; Towia Libermann; John Gillespie; Joseph E. Tomaszewski; Carolyn C. Compton; Andrew Hruszkewycz; W. Marston Linehan; and Michael B. Atkins

2008-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Growing water scarcity in agriculture: future challenge to global water security  

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...correlation between GDP growth and...societal water demands are high...people per flow unit...unchanged per capita water supply...When water demand increases...supply, energy supply and...health, energy supply...that water demands are increasingly...humanity. The per capita water availability...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tissue-Based Research in Kidney Cancer: Current Challenges and Future Directions  

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...LabMAP profiling technology (Luminex Corp...standardized phlebotomy procedures. Handling and processing...Analysis The LabMAP technology (Luminex) combines...following the procedures recommended by...tree) was then applied to 10 of data...

Sabina Signoretti; Gennady Bratslavsky; Frederick M. Waldman; Victor E. Reuter; John Haaga; Maria Merino; George V. Thomas; Michael R. Pins; Towia Libermann; John Gillespie; Joseph E. Tomaszewski; Carolyn C. Compton; Andrew Hruszkewycz; W. Marston Linehan; and Michael B. Atkins

2008-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Returning to Our Roots: Making Plant Biology Research Relevant to Future Challenges in Agriculture  

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...of the nations liquid energy needs, creating a potentially...land from growing these energy crops if the economic...agricultural land for energy production creates another...economics of the seed business, only maize generates...fundamentally important to the green revolution (Borlaug...

Steven J. Rothstein

2007-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

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The Euratom Fast Collar (EFC): A Safeguards Instrument Design to Address Future Fuel Measurement Challenges  

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Summary of this presentation: (1) EFC instrument design for {sup 235}U verification measurements issued to EURATOM to issue a call for commercial tender; (2) Achieved a fast (Cd mode) measurement with less than 2% relative uncertainty in the doubles neutron counting rate in 10 minutes using a standard source strength; (3) Assay time in fast mode consistent with the needs of an inspector; (4) Extended to realistic calibration range for modern fuel designs - Relatively insensitive to gadolinia content for fuel designs with up to 32 burnable poison rods and 15 wt % gadolinia concentration, which is a realistic maximum for modern PWR fuel; (5) Improved performance over the standard thermal neutron collar with greater than twice the efficiency of the original design; (6) Novel tube pattern to reduce the impact of accidental pile-up; and (7) Joint test of prototype unit - EURATOM-LANL.

Evans, Louise [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Swinhoe, Martyn T. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Menlove, Howard O. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Browne, Michael C. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Returning to Our Roots: Making Plant Biology Research Relevant to Future Challenges in Agriculture  

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...expensive due to escalating energy costs and thus is less affordable...pollution and of economic cost. There is a linkage between...certain is that this will cost a considerable sum to...balance: Conservation and renewable energy. J. Soil Water Conserv...

Steven J. Rothstein

2007-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulation of the smart grid communications: Challenges, techniques, and future trends  

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This paper gives an overview of available simulation techniques to support the analysis of smart grid communications. Intelligent power grids, known as smart grids, are required as the demand for energy continues to grow and more emphasis is being placed ...

Weilin Li; Xiaobin Zhang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulation of the smart grid communications: Challenges, techniques, and future trends  

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Abstract This paper gives an overview of available simulation techniques to support the analysis of smart grid communications. Intelligent power grids, known as smart grids, are required as the demand for energy continues to grow and more emphasis is being placed on the supply of renewable energy. The main ingredient of smart grid is the integration of information and communication technology into the grids to monitor and regulate power generation and the demand. The impact of the communication networks on the performance of power system dynamics can only be understood through numerical simulations. This paper provides an overview of available simulation techniques for smart grid communications with a particular focus on the co-simulation frameworks and their enabling technologies. Moreover, a case study with VPNET for analyzing agent based shipboard smart grid protections considering communication impacts is provided.

Weilin Li; Xiaobin Zhang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Harnessing Light: Capitalizing on Optical Science Trends and Challenges for Future Research. Final Technical Report  

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The committee has during the earlier period finalized their work on the report, Optics and Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation (2013) . The report did undergo review and initial editorial processing. The NRC released a pre-publication report on August 13, 2012. A final report is now available. The study director has been able to practice his skills in running a national academies committee. From a research perspective the grant has generated a report with recommendations to the government. The work itself is the meetings where the committee convened to hear presenters and to discuss the status of optics and photonics as well as writing the report.

Svedberg, Erik

2014-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Future Oppourtunities and Challenges of the Sustainability of Biofuels in Sweden and in the Netherlands.  

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?? Liquid Biofuels mainly Bioethanol and biodiesel are the main replacement for fossil fuels in the current world. But there are questions and concerns about… (more)

Razin, Shair

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New Challenges in Contamination Control: The Leadership Role of IEST in Shaping Future Research and Practices  

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-reviewed best practices, standardized procedures and test methods to furnish guidance and address problems and Practices Tengfang Xu, Ph.D., PE, Technical Vice President, IEST Jan Eudy, Past President, IEST Chuck Berndt of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) recently, you are missing a great deal. Consider

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Returning to Our Roots: Making Plant Biology Research Relevant to Future Challenges in Agriculture  

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...is typically the single largest energy input for crop production, and...increasingly expensive due to escalating energy costs and thus is less affordable...matter of balance: Conservation and renewable energy. J. Soil Water Conserv. 61...

Steven J. Rothstein

2007-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

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The Wave of the Future  

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The Wave of the Future Story by Courtney Swyden THEWAVE OF THE FUTURE tx H2O | pg. 2 Plans use local involvement to enhance water quality Comprehensive watershed protection plans,outlining ways to preserve or restore water-sheds, are becoming a... popular approach for protecting Texas surface waters. The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI), Texas Agricultural Experiment Station and Texas Cooperative Extension are taking an active role in providing assessment, educational outreach, manage...

Swyden, Courtney

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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5.1. Context and overarching goals 5.1.1. Emerging challenges  

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's research strategy is the ambition to address the challenges that will shape Ireland's future and its role in the wider world. Key national issues include environment, energy, agrifood, health, ICT, financial services such as financial risk, energy, food shortage and environment. To address these issues, funding agencies

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Nanotechnology the debate all direct quotes from: The Social and Economic Challenges of  

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1 Nanotechnology ­ the debate all direct quotes from: The Social and Economic Challenges of Nanotechnology, ISBN 0-86226-294-1. Economic & Social Research Council of UK government one end: clear to become realms of human endeavor" G.H. Reynolds, Forward to the Future: Nanotechnology and regulatory

Moeck, Peter

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Methane Storage in Metal-Organic Frameworks: Current Records, Surprise Findings, and Challenges  

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bridging fuel to a low- carbon energy future. Methane delivers roughly twice the energy of coal in terms of the amount of carbon dioxide released. In contrast to coal, methane does so without dissipating mercuryMethane Storage in Metal-Organic Frameworks: Current Records, Surprise Findings, and Challenges

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California's water futures: How water conservation and varying Delta exports affect water supply in the face of climate change  

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. This thesis uses an integrated statewide hydro-economic model to examine the water supply and cost desalination, and expanded water recycling. Results indicate that, depending on climate and Delta export with urban conservation, because it is so rarely used. Recycled water and desalination are expanded primarily

Lund, Jay R.