posted Sep 22, 2010, 1:48 PM by Unknown user
updated Sep 24, 2010, 2:08 PM
Sat Sep 25, 2010 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Prior to the home football game on Saturday, leading energy experts
will speak on current energy topics beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the
Jordan Hall of Science (north entrance). At 12:00 (noon), adults and
children of all ages will be invited to participate in energy related
demonstrations and activities. Open to the general public and University
students, faculty, staff and their guests. Co-sponsored by the College of Science.
10:00 a.m., 101 Jordan Hall of Science
"Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry"
Dr. John Warner will discuss green chemistry and how it is used to
reduce or eliminate the use and/or generation of hazardous substances in
the design phase of materials development. Dr. Warner is the
co-founder, President, Chief Technology Officer, and Chairman of the
Board of the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry.
11:00 a.m., 101 Jordan Hall of Science
"The Equinox House"
Dr. Ty Newell will discuss this single family residence designed to
have 100% of its annual energy requirements supplied by solar energy. He
will also discuss the design, construction and cost for the Equinox Housein
addition to several unique features and technologies incorporated into
the house. Dr. Newell is Professor Emeritus in the Department of
Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at
12:00 p.m., Galleria, Jordan Hall of Science
Education and Outreach
Experiments, demonstrations, and a special program by Dr. Amy Cannon, co-founder and Executive Director of Beyond Benign,
a non-profit organization that promotes sustainable science and
specializes in curriculum development, outreach, education, and