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Energy Today

‌Energy Today explores energy from all angles; how to generate it, how to store it, and how to use it.  Hosted by Dr. Joseph Smith, the director of the Energy Research and Development Center and the Wayne and Gayle Laufer Endowed Energy Chair at Missouri S&T.

Heard on the first Saturday of every month at 2:00 PM as part of the Monthly Show rotation, and additionally on the first Wednesday of every month at 8:00 AM. 

We invite your comments on the program!  You can Email us, or join the Twitter feed @EnergyTodayRad

Click on the date to hear the entire show, or on the name to hear just that segment.

Air Date Title Guests
December, 2014  Alternative Fuels  Vince Memmott, Chief Technology Officer, Uinta Partners
Joe Hartvigsen, Researcher, Ceramitech
October, 2014  The Grid  Angela Rolufs, Director OSEEE, Missouri S&T
Pourya Shamsi, Professor, Electrical Engineering, Missouri S&T
Col. Paul Roege, U.S. Army (ret), Idaho National Laboratory
September, 2014  Coal  Jacob Williams, Peabody Energy, St. Louis, MO
Kimball Rasmussin, Deseret Power, South Jordan, UT
John Goldring, RJM International, Winchester, Hampshire, UK
June, 2014 Using Biomass for Energy  Sam Weaver, majority owner, Proton Power
Dr. Peter Becker, Forest Ecologist and Researcher
 May, 2014 Nuclear Waste Dr. Shannon Bragg-Sitton, Idaho National Laboratory
Dr. Carlos Castano, Nuclear Engineering, Missouri S&T
April, 2014  Energy in the Military  Col. Steve Williamson, Southern Command, United States Army
(Retired Army) Col. Paul Roege, Idaho National Laboratory
Dr. Kevin Geiss, Deputy Asst. Secretary for Energy, USAF
February, 2014 Green Energy Steve O'Rourke, Vice President of Consulting Services - Microgrid
Joel Burken, Professor of Environmental Engineering, Missouri S&T
Chris Neaville, Asset Development Director, Doe Run Corporation

January, 2014

Small Modular Nuclear Reactors Robin Rickman, Program Director, Westinghouse SMR Program
Warren Wood, Engineer and Policy Analyst, Ameren, MO
John Gahl, Bill Miller, Gayla Neumeyer, MU Nuclear Program

December, 2013

An Overview of Where We Are Now Wayne Laufer, CEO Bois d'Arc Energy (retired), oil entrepreneur
Steve Murphy, General Manager, POET Ethanol Refinery, Ladonnia, MO
Rick Smith, Director of Research and Development, Ameren, St. Louis, MO,






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