WHO: West Virginia University has several experts within its Advanced Energy Initiative who are available to comment on areas President Obama mentioned March 30 in his address at Georgetown University entitled “A Secure Energy Future.”
He talked about renewable biofuels, upgrading homes and businesses for more fuel efficiency, and increasing the number of electric vehicles on the road. He also talked about the need to resist the temptation to cut valuable research programs.
- Kaushlendra Singh, assistant professor at Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design: 304-293-7643.
- Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan, professor and director of the Industrial Assessment Center, Industrial and Management Systems Engineering: 304-293-9434.
Increasing home and business energy efficiency
- Carl Irwin, Industries of the Future-WV: 304-293-2867 (o), 304-216-4865©.
Energy Research Policy
- Curt M. Peterson, vice president for research and economic development: 304-293-3743 (Gerry Griffith).
CONTACT: Gerrill Griffith, WVU Research Corp.
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