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Presentations and workshops

Philip Hofmeyer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor ~ Renewable Energy

104b Shannon Hall
315-684-6515
hofmeypv@morrisville.edu


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Professional Workshops Instructed  

   

1.       Integrating Renewable Energy Science into your Classroom - Part 2 Solar Thermal. July 23-24, 2014. Renewable Energy Training Center. Morrisville, NY. Co-Instructor: Dr. Neal Abrams.

2.       Integrating Renewable Energy Science into your Classroom - Part 1. July 21-22, 2014. Tech Valley High School. Rensselaer, NY. Co-Instructor: Dr. Glenn Van Knowe.

3.       Micro Hydroelectricity 101, 3-day “energy boot camp”. June 16-18, 2014. Energy Path 2014 Conference. Albright College. Reading, PA. 

4.       Authorized tower climber training for CEC Energy. June 11 and 12, 2014. Morrisville, NY.

5.       Advance tower climbing and rescue for Weaver Wind Energy. May 21, 2014. Co-taught with Ben Ballard. Morrisville, NY.

6.       Residential and small commercial hydro: what are they and what’s practical? May 3, 2014. Lansing Communergy energy series (lecture and field tour). Lansing, NY.

7.       SUNY IT Air Breeze wind turbine installation. April 19, 2014. Installation as part of IITG grant. Utica, NY.

8.       A day with micro hydro. April 12, 2014. SUNY ESF student design-build. Morrisville, NY.

9.       Tower climbing and rescue for CEC Energy. March 15, 2014.  Co-taught with Ben Ballard. Morrisville, NY.

10.   Micro hydro power in Madison County. January 29, 2014. Sustainable Thompkins and Cayuga County Soil and Water presentation and field tour. Morrisville, NY.

11.   Micro Hydroelectricity 101, 3-day “energy boot camp”. July 29-31, 2013. Energy Path 2013 Conference. Villanova University. Villanova, PA.

12.   Solar PV and Solar Thermal Nuts and Bolts. June 9, 2013. Solarize Madison workshop. Renewable Energy Training Center. Morrisville, NY.

13.   Solar PV Nuts and Bolts. July 30, 2012. Solarize Madison workshop. Renewable Energy Training Center. Morrisville, NY.

14.   Tower Climbing and Rescue. March 2012. Weaver Wind Energy. Renewable Energy Training Center. Morrisville, NY. Co-taught with Dr. Ben Ballard.

15.   Micro Hydroelectricity 101, 3-day “energy boot camp”. June 25-28, 2012. Energy Path 2012 Conference. DeSales University, Center Valley, PA.

16.   Skystream Dealer Training, Southwest Windpower. March 2011.

17.   Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems: Site Assessment and Installation. April 2010. Renewable Energy Training Center. Morrisville, NY. 

18.   Small Wind Resource: Siting Considerations. Small Wind Energy Technician Training II: Site Assessment. April 2010. Renewable Energy Training Center. Morrisville, NY.

Invited Presentations

1.       A Renewable Energy Primer with a focus on solar hot water, wood gasification, small wind, and solar PV. October 16, 2014. Renewable Energy Forum: Real Solutions for our Sustainable Future. Oxford, NY.

2.       Sustainability of Residential and Farm-Scale Micro Hydroelectricity. September 30, 2014. SUNY Sustainability Conference. SUNY Oswego. Oswego, NY.

3.       Residential and Small Commercial Hydroelectricity Systems. June 30, 2014. Town of Lebanon Planning Board Meeting. Lebanon, NY.

4.       Micro Hydroelectricity Basics. May 3, 2014. Lansing Spring Workshop Series on Renewable Energy. Lansing, NY.

5.       Residential and farm-scale renewable energy systems: What is available and what is practical? April 24, 2014. Norwich Lions and Rotary Club. Norwich, NY.

6.       A Tale of 4 Turbines: A Guided Journey Through Residential- and Farm-Scale Micro hydroelectricity. November 20, 2013. Golisano Institute for Sustainability. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY.

7.       Micro Hydroelectricity 101. August 1, 2013. Energy Path 2013 Conference. Villanova University, Villanova, PA.

8.       Big Energy from Small Power Hydroelectricity Systems. June 7, 2013. North Country Clean Energy Conference. Lake Placid, NY.

9.       Small Wind Site Assessment: The Butterfly Effect. June 6, 2013. North Country Clean Energy Conference. Lake Placid, NY.

10.   Micro Hydroelectricity 101. June 29, 2012. Energy Path 2012 Conference. DeSales University, Center Valley, PA.

11.   Micro Hydroelectricity: BIG energy from small power systems. June 7, 2011. Energy Path 2011 Conference. DeSales University, Center Valley, PA.

12.   Offsetting farm energy costs with micro hydro systems. January 12, 2011. Cornell Cooperative Extension and Madison County Ag Economic Development. Morrisville, NY.

13.   Renewable Energy Systems: Challenges of Production and Storage. November 16, 2010. Halfmoon Seminar Series: Using, Storing and Transmitting Renewable Energy. Syracuse, NY.

14.   Residential wind and water: woes and triumphs. June 28, 2010. Sustainable Energy Education & Training (SEET) Technology Workshop. National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Golden, CO. 

15.   Solar thermal hot water systems: Site assessment and installation. April 23, 2010. Renewable Energy Training Center technical training session. Morrisville, NY. 

16.   Shedding light on the solar resource. April 10, 2010. Mohawk Valley Science Teachers Association. Utica, NY.

17.   Small Wind Resource: Siting Considerations. April 2, 2010. Small Wind Energy Technician Training II - Site Assessment. Renewable Energy Training Center technical training session. Morrisville, NY. 

18.   Micro hydroelectricity: Benefits and Applications. March 10, 2010. Joint meeting of the Association of Energy Engineers and the Air and Waste Management Association. Albany, NY.

19.   Green Training Opportunities at the RETC. March 9, 2010. CNY Works Career Connections at the OnCenter. Syracuse, NY.

20.   Just-in-Time Training for the Renewable Energy Job Sector. November 19, 2009. CNY Works Career Connections at the OnCenter. Syracuse, NY. 

21.   Rural small wind energy: Resource overview and system components. June 27, 2009. Herkimer-Oneida Counties Comprehensive Planning Program. Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY.

22.   The solar resource. June 21, 2009. 2009 Professional Development Conference for Agriculture Educators. Oswegatchie Education Center, Croghan, NY. 

23.   The hydro resource and micro hydroelectricity systems. June 22, 2009. 2009 Professional Development Conference for Agriculture Educators. Oswegatchie Education Center, Croghan, NY. 

24.   Renewable energy systems and resources: What's available and what works? June 3, 2009. Town of Schuyler Planning and Zoning Board. Schuyler Municipal office, Schuyler, NY.

25.   Micro hydroelectric resource and system overview. April 27, 2009. Madison County Ad Hoc Energy Committee. Morrisville State College, Morrisville, NY.

26.   Hofmeyer, P.V., L.S. Kenefic, and R.S. Seymour. 2008. Ecology and silviculture of northern white-cedar in Maine: final report. Presented at the Cooperative Forestry Research Unit Advisory Meeting. April, 7 2008. Orono, ME. 

27.   Hofmeyer, P.V. 2007. Sustainability of the northern white-cedar resource in Maine. Presented for the George F. Dow, Fred Griffee, and Norris C. Clements Graduate Student Award. December 17, 2007. Orono, ME. 

28.   Hofmeyer, P.V., L.S. Kenefic, and R.S. Seymour. 2007. Northern white-cedar (Thuja occidentalis L.) early stem development, basal area growth and growth efficiency. Presented at the Biannual Cedar Club Meeting. September 21, 2007. Quebec City, QC.

29.   Hofmeyer, P.V., L.S. Kenefic, and R.S. Seymour. 2007. Ecology and silviculture of northern white-cedar in Maine: study update and ongoing research. Presented at the Cooperative Forestry Research Unit Advisory Meeting. April, 25 2007. Orono, ME.

30.   Hofmeyer, P.V., L.S. Kenefic, and R.S. Seymour. 2006. Ecology and silviculture of northern white-cedar in Maine: study update. Presented at the Biannual Cedar Club Meeting. September 12, 2006. Orono, ME.

31.   Hofmeyer, P.V., L.S. Kenefic, and R.S. Seymour. 2006. Basal area growth of northern white-cedar, red spruce and balsam fir in Maine: preliminary findings. Presented at the Northern Maine Forest Forum. Maine Division of the Society of American Foresters. March 30, 2006. Caribou, ME. 

32.   Hofmeyer, P.V., L.S. Kenefic, and R.S. Seymour. 2006. Ecology and silviculture of northern Maine. Presented at the Cooperative Forestry Research Unit Winter Advisory Meeting. January 21, 2006. Orono, ME.

 

33.   Hofmeyer, P.V., L.S. Kenefic, and R.S. Seymour. 2005. Ecology and silviculture of northern Maine. Presented at the Biannual Cedar Club Meeting. April 27, 2005. Quebec City, QC.