Semih Eser


Semih Eser is a Professor of Energy and Geo-Environmental Engineering and Director of the Carbon Materials Program at EMS Energy Institute. Eser's teaching and research activities cover topics in petroleum processing, energy conversion, and energy policy, carbon materials, and the environmental aspects of energy conversion. His service to the profession at American Chemical Society includes terms as Councilor (2013-2021 in the Division of Energy and Fuels; Councilor (2010-2012), Chair of Executive Committee (2005), and Program Chair (2004) in the Division of Fuel Chemistry. Eser is a fellow of the American Chemical Society since 2014. He also served the American Carbon Society as a member of the Advisory Committee and Awards Secretary (2010-2016).

Course Spotlight

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Cartography and Visualization (GEOG 486) covers design principles and techniques for creating maps with contemporary mapping tools. Students will be introduced to future-focused application topics such as augmented and virtual reality, mapping with multivariate glyphs, the visual depiction of uncertainty, interactive geovisualization, and (geo)visual analytics, and decision-making with maps and mapping products. Visit the course.

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Maria Wherley

Maria Scalzi Wherley (she, her) is a Learning Designer and Writer-in-Residence with the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute at Penn State. She has more than 20 years of teaching experience. Learn more about Maria to see what she has to say about online education.