Chattanooga Engineers Club
Meeting Notices - 2010



January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December





January

4
No Meeting.
11
Renewable Energy Solutions for the FutureDr. Sam Weaver
18
No Meeting.
25
Nuclear Power Today and in the FutureDr. H. Lee Dodds, UT Knoxville


February

1
Energy Policy and the Smart GridRob Manning, Tennessee Valley Authority
8
Protecting the New Orleans Inner Harbor from Hurricane FloodingMaurice Bandy, Arcadis USA
15
Volkswagen Engineering: Too Much is Never Enough!Ralph Jakobs, Head of Research and Development, Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations
22
Sustainability 2010Brad McAlister, WAP Sustainability


March

1
Weather Radar for Improved Rainfall Estimates in the Tennessee ValleyDr. Lawrence D. Carey, Principal Research Scientist in the Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville
8
Solar 101Gil Melear-Hough, Director of Renewable Energy, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
15
High Speed RailJoe Ferguson, Director of Special Projects, Chattanooga Enterprise Center
22
Getting Ready for the Next Generation of Plug-In VehiclesRalph Boroughs, TVA Technology Innovations
29
Field Trip — Westinghouse Electric Company, 401 River Terminal Road — Tour of Welding School & BWR Training Facility .


April

5
Energy Storage OverviewDale Bradshaw, Senior Program Manager and Consultant to National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
12
Kruesi 'Spirit of Innovation' Award FinalistsDon Lepard & Mack Davis from Global Green Lighting; Deron Austin from Lectrus; Mike Casey from Thermal Transfer Composites
19
More Kruesi 'Spirit of Innovation' Award FinalistsFred Land, Owner of Interlock Industries, Inc.; Rick Proctor, CEO of Glenveigh Medical; Greg Renegar, Chief Engineer at ASTEC Industries; Dan and Sylvia Knoch, Owners of Innovative Software Design
26
B&W’s Modular Nuclear ReactorJuan F. Villarreal, Babcock & Wilcox - Modular Nuclear Energy


May

3
Near Zero Energy Homes - How Close Can We Get?David Dinse, Project Manager, TVA Technology Innovations
10
Testing a 30 kW Capstone MicroturbineBenjamin Fryar and Jared Meyer, recent graduates of UTC
17
Enerfit - an Energy Saving Retrofit for Commercial Air ConditioningRon Patch, founder of Electronic Controls, Inc.
24
Carbon Utilization Technologies, an Alternative to Carbon SequestrationDale Bradshaw, Senior Program Manager and Consultant with NRECA’s Cooperative Research Network
31
No Meeting on Memorial Day.


June

7
Prepaid Utility Systems Around the Developing WorldMike Harrison, System Architect, Utiliflex
14
Preparing Tomorrow’s Energy Workforce, TodayTim McGhee, Dean of the Engineering Technology Division, Chattanooga State Community College
21
Planning for the Tennessee Valley’s Environmental and Energy FutureLarry Cole, Tennessee Valley Authority
28
Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters to Improve Home SafetyChris Finen, Eaton


July

5
No Meeting.
12
Remote Control Software for Experiments on the International Space StationJim Henry, PhD, Univ. of Tennessee at Chattanooga
19
Seasonal Adjustment of Gasoline with On-Line Butane BlendingScott McKenzie, March Adams & Associates
26
Photo Enforcement for Stop Lights and Speed LimitsJohn Van Winkle, City Traffic Engineer, Chattanooga TN


August

2
Small Modular Reactors and the Second Nuclear EraDan Ingersoll, Oak Ridge National Lab
9
Power Electronics for Hybrid Electric VehiclesLeon Tolbert, Professor of Electrical Engineering, UT Knoxville
16
Smart Grid DevelopmentsDale Bradshaw, Consultant to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA)
23
Chattanooga EPB’s Fiber Optic Network for Smart Grid DeploymentDavid Wade, Chief Operating Officer, Chattanooga Electric Power Board
30
Komatsu Plant TourMatt McKee


September

6
No Meeting.
13
Algae for CO2 CaptureDale Bradshaw, Consultant to NRECA
20
Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillMr. Gordon Smith III (Tripp), The Lighting Gallery
27
Geothermal Heat Pump Installation at Riverview Animal HospitalRichard Parsons, Engineered Services Co-Operative, LLC


October

4
Carbon Capture and SequestrationDale Bradshaw, Consultant to NRECA
11
No Meeting.
18
Superconductivity, a Transformative TechnologyDr. John Rather, Rather Creative Innovations Group Inc.
25
No Meeting49th Annual Association Conservation Engineers Conference at Choo Choo


November

1
Hurricane & Flood Protection System- New Orleans, LouisianaDr Anwar Zahid, Arcadis
8
Running Engines off Sun and Hydrogen, using TVA’s Green Power Switch and Generation Partners ProgramsDr Cliff Ricketts, Middle Tennessee State University
15
Traffic Calming TechniquesJohn Van Winkle, City Traffic Engineer- Chattanooga
22
Chattanooga Airport Plan Michael J. Landguth, President & CEO of Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority
29
LED LightingBill Drewery, greenMARK COLLABORATIVE


December

6
New Radiation Therapy Technology to Minimize Collateral DamageDr. Nasser Khalifeh, Memorial Hospital
13
Cancelled because of snow.
20
No Meeting.
27
No Meeting.