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Speakers included:
Chad Holliday Thomas Friedman Pete Trelenberg Sally Benson
Chad Holliday
Board of Directors –
Bank of America
Thomas Friedman
Columnist –
The New York Times, Author
Pete Trelenberg
Manager of Environmental
Policy & Planning ExxonMobil
Sally Benson
Director of Global Climate and Energy Project,
Director of Precourt Institute for Energy – Stanford University
Chris Field John WoolardArun Majumdar Dan Kammen
Chris Field
Founding Director – Carnegie Institution's Department
of Global Ecology, Co-Chair – IPCC Working Group II
John Woolard
Vice President of Energy –
Google
Arun Majumdar
Professor of Mechanical Engineering,
Senior Fellow at Precourt Institute for Energy – Stanford University
Daniel Kammen
Director – Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory,
Professor in the Energy and Resources Group, UC-Berkeley

Thought leaders discussed the teamwork and leadership needed to move the clean energy agenda forward to create low-carbon energy technologies for all. GCEP principal investigators showcased their latest scientific innovations and exciting new ideas in the energy research arena. Plus, experts led Energy 101 tutorials throughout the symposium.

The following GCEP investigators shared highlights from their research:
(from Stanford University unless noted below)

RENEWABLES
William Chueh, Materials Science and Engineering
Hemamala Karunadasa, Chemistry
Clint Chapple, Biochemistry – Purdue University

SYNTHETIC FUELS
Matthew Kanan, Chemistry
Robert Waymouth, Chemistry
Thomas Jaramillo, Chemical Engineering

FOSSIL-BASED ENERGY SYSTEMS
Edward Maginn, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering – University of Notre Dame
Edward Rubin,
Engineering and Public Policy – Carnegie Mellon University
Reginald Mitchell, Turgut Gur, Mechanical Engineering

ENERGY CONVERSION MATERIALS AND DEVICES
Roger Howe, Electrical Engineering
Robert Braun, Mechanical Engineering – Colorado School of Mines
Zhenan Bao, Chemical Engineering

DISCUSSION
Perspectives from the World's Largest Industries on Approaches for Addressing the Global Energy Challenge

  • Arun Majumdar, Professor – Mechanical Engineering, Senior Fellow – Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University
  • Pete Trelenberg, Manager Environmental Policy & Planning, Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • John Woolard, Vice President Energy, Google
ENERGY 101 TUTORIALS
  • Wind 101, Patrick Riley, Aero, Thermal & Mechanical Systems – GE Global Research
  • Synthetic Fuels 101, Thomas Jaramillo, Chemical Engineering – Stanford University
  • Net Energy Analysis of Renewables 101, Charlie Barnhart, Environmental Sciences – Western Washington University
  • Thermoelectrics 101, Eric Pop, Electrical Engineering – Stanford University

2014 GCEP DISTINGUISHED STUDENT LECTURERS will give talks about their research:

  • Christina Li, Ph.D. Candidate Chemistry, Stanford University
  • Christopher McClellan, Postdoctoral Fellow University of Dundee
  • Chao Wang, Postdoctoral Fellow Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
  • Ian Smith, Ph.D. Candidate Chemistry, Stanford University


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