The WVU Industrial Energy Efficiency China Project – Exporting IOF-WV!

The WVU Industrial Energy Efficiency China Project – Exporting IOF-WV!

By Carl Irwin

Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan (Gopala), Professor of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering and Director of the WVU Industrial Assessment Center (IAC), Ken Means, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director of WVU Projects with Industry, Subodh Chaudhari, Gopala’s PhD student, and I all left the Pittsburgh airport together on Fri morning Aug 3. Gopala had picked me up at my home around 3:00 that morning – I was madly trying to get all my stuff into a couple of suitcases and a backpack – and didn’t even go to bed that night. From Pittsburgh, we got to Newark, NJ around 9:00 Fri morning and waited a few hours to get our Continental flight to Beijing….