Scholz Symposium Set for April 4

Monday, April 1, 2013

Solar and wind power will be the subject of the 2013 Paul D. Scholz Symposium on Technology and its Role in Society to be held from 5:00 to 5:50 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at C20 Pomerantz Center.

Guest speaker will be Bill Haman, industrial program manager and alternate energy revolving loan program manager at the Iowa Energy Center.  Haman has over 30 years of engineering experience in both the public and private sectors.  His career began with ten years of service at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers where he served as a design engineer and team lead for the mechanical/electrical section. Haman left the Corps of Engineers for a facility engineer position at the University of Iowa’s Physical Plant before joining Mead & Hunt Consulting Engineers where he served as a senior design engineer/project manager.  Haman joined the Iowa Energy Center in 1995 where he has served as the industrial programs manager.  He additionally assumed responsibilities for managing the Iowa Energy Center’s Alternate Energy Revolving Loan Program in 1996.

The free, public symposium was named in 1993 to honor Scholz, 20-year Tau Beta Pi advisor and associate dean of the UI College of Engineering (1979-1992). Co-sponsors are the UI Tau Beta Pi chapter, Tau Beta Pi alumni and the College of Engineering.