Tune In: “Green Machine” draws power from heat

SMU Geothermal Lab Coordinator Maria RichardsThe SMU Physical Plant is testing the performance of the “Green Machine,” which can generate electricity from waste heat. Geothermal Lab Coordinator Maria Richards discusses the Machine’s usefulness as a teaching tool in this CW 33 video from July 25, 2008.

Engineering Dean Geoffrey Orsak is a new regular columnist for the engineering publication Design News. Read two of his recent essays at the SMU News website:

“Let’s Not Forget the Dollar Per Day Economy,” June 2008
“Our Big Asterisks*,” August 2008