LSU CES News 2016 List




DOE Awards CES-led Research Team $1.3 Million for Clean Energy Research
The multi-year project will examine the technical and economic feasibility of developing a commercial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Louisiana’s industrial corridor between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.


White Paper: Oil Prices and the Louisiana Budget Crisis: Culprit or Scapegoat?
Center for Energy Studies Assistant Professor Greg Upton has prepared a white paper titled, “Oil Prices and the Louisiana Budget Crisis: Culprit or Scapegoat?: An Analysis of the Implications of the Oil Price Drop on the Louisiana Budget.” In the paper, Upton examines how the oil and gas industry has contributed to both the state’s finances and economy from a historical perspective.


Wang Participates in Nuclear Tour de France
Wei-Hsung Wang, professor, LSU Center for Energy Studies, and director, LSU Radiation Safety Office, attended the 2016 Technical Tour of the French Nuclear Facilities July 3-9.


Wilson Receives Health Physics Society Honor
Charles A. Wilson IV, radiation safety officer for the Bennett Johnston Sr. Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD), was honored with the Elda E. Anderson Award, bestowed upon a young member (younger than 40 years of age) of the Health Physics Society.


LGS 2016 Publications List Now Available
The Louisiana Geological Survey's updated catalog of their publications and products is currently available online.


Earth as Art Exhibit Runs April-July 2016 at Gallery at Manship Theatre
La. Geological Survey is co-sponsoring an exhibit of remotely sensed satellite images of the Earth. Opening Reception is 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 21.


Vachon Receives Upjohn Institute Early Career Research Award
Center for Energy Studies Assistant Professor Mallory Vachon has been granted a W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research 2016 Early Career Research Award.


Upton Op-Ed in The Advertiser
Assistant Professor Greg Upton's opinion piece, "We Must Shift the Discussion on Lifting Oil Export Ban," appears in Lafayette paper


LSU Student Chapter of Women's Energy Network to Hold Elections
The campus-wide group is open to undergrad and grad students, men and women. Its mission is to provide networking opportunities and foster career and leadership development in the energy industry


Energy Summit™ 2016 to Address Recent Challenges to Energy Industry
The Center for Energy Studies and the LSU Economics & Policy Research Group will present Energy Summit™ 2016: “Managing through Energy Challenges,” on Wednesday, October 26, at the Energy, Coast & Environment Building.


Center for Energy Studies Awards Scholarships
The Center for Energy Studies Scholarship Committee recently awarded scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year.


La. Clean Fuels Announces Paid Internship Opportunity
Workforce Development Opportunity through Argonne National Laboratory and the American Society for Engineering Education, Summer 2016


Women's Energy Network Social
Wednesday, April 6 @ 6 p.m. in the Rotunda Lobby of the LSU Energy, Coast & Environment Building.