Math 108: Mathematical Modeling in the Environment

Spring 2005 Guest Lecture

:         Jonathan Bilmes
                         Executive Director
                         Bristol Resource Recovery Facility Operating Committee
                         & Tunxis Recycling Operating Committee

Time/Place:  Thursday, March 31, 11 - 12, MSB 403

Municipal Solid Waste to Energy Fundamentals Including Compatibility With Recycling

In the 1980s,  Connecticut made a major philosophical and financial commitment to municipal solid waste to
energy technology. This lecture will discuss the fundamental technical and political issues related to municipal
solid waste to energy. In addition, the lecture will demonstrate that this technology is entirely compatible
with recycling efforts. The lecture will consist of a short video, a presentation and  Q & A.