Triangle Research Initiative on Household Energy Transitions

TRI-HET Fall 2016 Workshop

Friday, December 2, 2016

Duke University

Detailed Program

9:00am – 9:40am Breakfast
9:40am – 9:55am Welcome: Marc Jeuland & Subhrendu Pattanayak
9:55am – 11:45am Session 1: Characterizing Cookstoves and Emissions

Jim Jetter (EPA): EPA updates: ISO cookstove standards, capacity building, & emissions

Jon Thornburg (RTI): RTI cookstove updates

Esra Mutlu (NIEHS): Cookstove Filters: Extraction, Stability and Composition

5 minute coffee break

Student Presentations

Stephen Reece (NCSU): Experimental work on atmospheric evolution of cookstove emissions

Sushmita Samaddar (Duke): Enabling Environment for adaptation to ICS technologies in Rural India

11:45am – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 1:30pm Session 2: Household Energy Transitions

Student Presentations  

Ipsita Das (UNC): Determinants of early adoption of Inyenyeri Rwanda’s household energy cooking system

Lauren Masatsugu (Duke): Evaluating the impacts of REDD+ on household energy

Hannah Girardeau (Duke): Household solar adoption: A systematic review of drivers and barriers

1:30pm – 1:45pm 15 Minute Coffee Break
1:45pm – 3:30pm


Session 3: Air Pollution and Health

Mike Bergin (Duke): Using low cost sensors to assess air pollution exposure

David DeMarini (EPA): Mutagenicity evaluation

Jim Zhang (Duke): Cardiovascular health effects of short-term indoor air quality intervention with a portable air purifier

Student Presentations

Stephanie Chizmar (NCSU): Quantifying black carbon emissions from CDM projects

Erin Litzow (Duke): Impacts of Rural Electrification in Bhutan

Luke Hovarth (Duke): Exploring limitations of nightlight satellite imagery in predicting economic development

3:30pm – 3:45pm Closing Remarks: Marc Jeuland & Subhrendu Pattanayak
3:45pm – 5:00pm Cocktail & Hors d’oeuvres Reception