Fall 2016 PEIK Seminar Series

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Seminar Title: “The Impacts of the US Shale Revolution”
Speaker: Greg Harper, President, Gas Pipelines & Processing, Enbridge, INC.

When: 2:00-2:50 pm

Where: UKAA Auditorium, W.T. Young Library

Biography: Mr. Harper, appointed President of Gas Pipelines and Processing on Jan. 30, 2014, has spent his entire career in the energy sector. As the head of Enbridge’s natural gas business, Mr. Harper brings deep and proven operational, commercial, and developmental experience, thanks to an extensive background in the natural gas industry. Based in Houston, Mr. Harper joined Enbridge from Southwest Energy, where he served as Senior Vice President, Midstream, and also held senior leadership positions with CenterPoint Energy, Spectra Energy and Duke Energy. In 2013, he served as Chairman of the Board of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA).
A native of Owensboro, Ky., Mr. Harper is actively involved in community service, including educational, industry, professional, and arts organizations; he serves on the Board of the University of Houston’s Bauer School of Business and is also immediate past Chairman of the board of directors of Theatre Under the Stars. He holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky, as well as a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Houston.

Parking: Parking Structure #5 on South Limestone (http://www.uky.edu/pts/parking-info_lots-and-structures_parking-structure-5 )

Walking Map from Parking Structure #5 to W.T. Young Library: (http://maps.uky.edu/campusmap/?Route=0202%20-%200456&Map=Perspective)

All faculty, staff, students, and visitors are invited to attend. 


Friday, September 16, 2016

Seminar Title: “From Solar Cars to the Industrial Development of Axial Flux Electric Motor Technology”

Speaker: Dr. Greg Heins, Head of Research and Development, Regal Beloit Corporation, Asia Pacific

When: 2:00-3:00 pm

Where: Chemical and Physics Building, Room 153

Biography: Dr. Greg Heins is currently the Head of Research and Development for Regal Beloit Corporation, Asia Pacific. He received the B.Eng. (Hons.) degree in mechanical engineering and the University Medal from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, in 2000 and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia, in 2008. Earlier in his career he worked as a Manufacturing Engineer with Robert Bosch Australia and as faculty at Charles Darwin University. In 2011 he was awarded an Australian Learning and Teaching Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. He is the holder of six patents with many other applications pending.

Parking: Parking Structure #5 on South Limestone (http://www.uky.edu/pts/parking-info_lots-and-structures_parking-structure-5 )

Walking Map from Parking Structure #5 to Chem Phys building: (http://maps.uky.edu/campusmap/?Route=0202%20-%200055&Map=Perspective)

Flyer can be found here:PEIK Seminar Heins Sept 16 2016

Please visit our website for more information: http://w2.engr.uky.edu/power/seminars/

All faculty, staff, students, and visitors are invited to attend.   

This seminar is presented in partnership with the IEEE Power and Energy Society, Lexington Chapter.


More PEIK seminars will be announced on our website as they are scheduled. Thank you!