Professor Amit Kumar's big research ideas making a big difference highlighted in University "Innovator Spotlight." Amit Kumar models how different energy technologies will impact society and the environment. May 27, 2021 By Kate Black When industries and governments want to predict the impact of new energy technologies, Amit Kumar is their go-to guy. The deputy director of the U of A’s Future Energy Systems network, Amit was recently listed by Reuters as one of the world’s most influential climate scientists and has served on expert advisory panels across Canada, the United States and Europe. His research group has worked on several projects to support Alberta’s energy
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Professor Amit Kumar is recognized by Reuters in the list of the world’s top climate scientists! Reuters recently published "The Reuters Hot List" where they rank the top climate scientists, globally, according to how influential their research is. Read how our research has contributed to his rise as one of the world's top climate scientists by clicking here. Browse our peer-reviewed journal publications by clicking here.
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Canada's steel production carbon footprint is among the lowest in the world: click to read more in this Financial Post article. Learn more about energy and GHG emissions in Canada's iron and steel production sector: click to link to our published paper in the Springer journal Energy Efficiency on the Potential for energy efficiency improvement and greenhouse gas mitigation in Canada's iron and steel industry.
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Upgrading Oilsands Technology Would Boost Profit and Cut Greenhouse Gases, Study Finds Investing in new energy-efficient greenhouse gas mitigation strategies could net oilsands producers significant savings, according to a model developed by a U of A research group. Read the full story on page 6 of the Autumn 2020 issue of new trail.
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By Catherine Tays on July 29, 2020. Cited article: A.K. Katta, M. Davis, V. Subramanyam, A.F. Dar, M.A.H. Mondal, M. Ahiduzzaman, et al. Assessment of energy demand-based greenhouse gas mitigation options for Canada's oil sands J Cleaner Prod, 241 (2019), Article 118306.
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This award is presented to an individual, team, or project that has conducted research in engineering and geoscience that has improved our economic and social well-being.
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  Aired on the Alberta Morning News, October 28, 2017. Amit Kumar is interviewed on recent research on the conversion of biomass to energy and its storage in a bio-battery.
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By Michael Brown on October 25, 2017. 'Biobattery’ pilot plant coming here as a result of UAlberta’s Technology Platform partnership with Germany’s Fraunhofer Society.
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May 31, 2017 By Jayson MacLean. With the newly-formed alliance between BC’s NDP and Green parties set to topple the re-instated Liberal minority government, the showdown over Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is about to ramp to new heights.
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