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Gabriel's sabbatical year included residencies, keynote addresses

Gabriel's sabbatical year included residencies, keynote addresses

Professor Gabriel is second from left in this photo from the 2nd Annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design.
Professor Gabriel is second from left in this photo from the 2nd Annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design.

ISR-affiliated Professor Steven Gabriel (ME) spent the bulk of his 2014-2015 sabbatical year focused on energy market equilibrium modeling with stays at the École Polytechnique, Montreal (January- middle of May 2015) and DIW, the Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (German Institute for Economic Research) in Berlin (end of May, June-July). He was funded by Institut de L’Énergie Trottier for his Montreal stay and by a Humboldt Fellowship from the German government for his visit to DIW, where he will be returning during 2015-2016 for a number of additional visits. In addition to conducting research on energy market models and in particular those with discrete restrictions common to equipment on/off, go-no go decisions in these markets, Professor Gabriel gave two energy-related keynotes. In his role as Professeur Invité Trottier at the Institut de L'Énergie Trottier, Montréal, gave a keynote on “Energy in Quebec and Canada” at the 2nd Annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design (March 30-31, 2015), and in addition was a key co-author of the accompanying white paper, “Energy in Quebec and Canada: A Conversation Starter.” In Berlin, Professor Gabriel gave the Humboldt Lecture at the 2015 Berlin Conference on Energy and Electricity Economics (BELEC), May 28-29, 2015 where he talked about energy security issues in “Energy Insecurity: From Cologne to “Cowboyistan.” Video of his talk is available here.

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July 24, 2015


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