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September 18 - 20, 2006
Stanford University

GCEP Project Director Lynn Orr welcomes attendees to the GCEP Research Symposium. Dr. Steve Chu, Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and 1997 winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, gives the keynote address.

Hundreds of participants attended the
three-day symposium at Stanford University.
Schlumberger's Philippe Lacour-Gayet poses a question.

Energy Foundation's Doug Ogden discusses
the use of coal in China and other rapidly developing countries.
Prof. Zhenan Bao of Stanford's Chemical Engineering Department talks about her GCEP research on organic photovoltaic cells.
Sona Raeissi from Delft University of
Technology (TU Delft) talks about her GCEP research on CO2-separating membranes.
Prof. Martin Green of the University of New South Wales shares his comments.
Prof. James Swartz of Stanford's Chemical Engineering Department discusses his GCEP research on "Direct Solar Biohydrogen."
Richard Sassoon and Paolo Bosshard, both of GCEP, and Rainer Fasching of Stanford's Mechanical Engineering Department, take a break from the sessions.
Jan Brown and Prof. Chris Field, both
of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, participate in the meeting.
ExxonMobil's Ron Chance asks a question of the speaker.
Prof. Chris Edwards of Stanford's Mechanical Engineering Department shares results from his GCEP research on low-exergy-loss chemical engines. Dan Jansen of the Energy research Center of the Netherlands (ECN) gives a presentation about his GCEP research on advanced membrane reactors.
Yuichi Fujioka of the Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE) talks about his GCEP research on gas separation membranes. GCEP's Wes Hermann shares a detailed diagram he created outlining the Earth's exergy resources.
GCEP graduate-student researcher Yong-Won Lee provides the details of his work in hydrogen storage. Lunch out on the patio of the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center.
GCEP-funded researchers from TU Delft and ECN enjoy an afternoon break. GCEP graduate-student researcher Shannon Miller explains her poster on "Engine Efficiency through Extreme Compression."
Wim Haije from ECN takes a moment to think about the future of energy at the Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford. Frank Rosenzweig of the University of Montana and Katja Schwartz of Stanford enjoy a reception for speakers and GCEP researchers.
Executives from Toyota, along with GCEP researchers from RITE and Stanford, gather at the reception. GCEP researchers and sponsors join for dinner outside the Cantor Center for Visual Arts.


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