Two Oregon Tech students spent the summer painting a mural within Oregon Tech’s Purvine Hall, to highlight the journey that energy takes to get to us, and all the steps taken by our engineers to get it there.
In 2010, Paulo Vasconcelos had a good paying job working for petroleum giant Petrobras in his hometown of Aracaju, but he wasn't satisfied.
The Brazilian already had a bachelor's degree in English teaching and had always wanted to put his language skills to use by studying and living aboard.
His research projects focus on the real-life applications in the renewable energy and power sector, challenging students with real-world problems and creating the space for them to innovate, take risks, fail sometimes, and innovate some more.
The Energy-Environment Future Summit, which attracted more than 120 practitioners, academic experts and students in the field, focused on issues facing leadership and communities in planning for and delivering renewable and other energy in the context of effective environmental management