Worried about exploding lithium-ion batteries? Interested in how a Chicago-based company is using phase change materials to make safer battery packs? Come listen to a seminar by Dr. Said Al-Hallaj on his company is making cooler batteries with their PCC technology. Lunch will be provided, RSVP required. Hosted by the Northwestern Energy Technology Group.
Need to decompress after finals and a harrowing election season? Join NETG for a free screening of Dear President Obama, a direct appeal to the president to consider the environmental and human costs of the fracking boom. Interviews with scientists, economists, health professionals, and others highlight the need to invest in clean energy technology and move away from fossil fuels. Dinner from Pita Inn will be provided!
We hope you've settled into your classes and are looking to get involved in promoting awareness and education of energy technology! Join us for our first meeting of the year on Oct. 6 from 5:30-6:30 PM in Tech M152. We'll have free pizza and a short presentation about what our programming has been like in the past, and what we hope to accomplish this year.