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GCEP Research Symposium 2017

  • Tuesday, October 17
  • Plenary Sessions

Welcome, Sally Benson, Director - Global Climate & Energy Project, Co-Director, Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University: Video, Slides

Remarks from Provost Persis Drell, Stanford University: Video.

Franklin (Lynn) M. Orr, Former Under Secretary for Science and Energy, U.S. Department of Energy; Founding Director of GCEP and Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University: Video.

Andy Karsner, Managing Partner - Emerson Collective: Video.

Industry Perspectives on 15 Years of Energy Innovation, Moderator Sally Benson and Panelists Nazeer Bhore, Iain Cooper, Steven Freilich, Gary Leonard, James Mahoney, and Robert Wimmer: Video.

  • Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals

Elucidating the Genetic Mechanism of Lignin-Modification-Induced Dwarfism, Xu Li, North Carolina State University: Video, Slides

In situ Generation of Ammonia Using Solar Energy, Jens Nørskov, Leland T. Edwards Professor in the School of Engineering, Stanford University: Video, Slides

  • Introduction to Student Research and Follow-On Efforts

Introduction to Poster Sessions - Richard Sassoon, GCEP Managing Director, Stanford University; Stuart Macmillan, Energy Transformation Collaborative, Stanford University: Video, Slides

Stanford Energy Startup Showcase - Brian Bartholomeusz, Executive Director for TomKat, Stanford University: Video

Aurora Solar: Video

ClearFlame Engines: Video

Citrine Informatics: Video

Indrio Technologies: Video

Mango Materials: Video

Monolith Materials: Video

Solstice Energy Solutions: Video

XStream Trucking: Video

  • Wednesday, October 18
  • Energy Conversion and Storage

Pathway to 100Wh/kg Batteries - Yi Cui, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, of Photon Science and, by courtesy, of Chemistry: Video, Slides

Controlling electromagnetic waves for energy applications - Shanhui Fan, Director, Edward L. Ginzton Laboratory, Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Applied Physics: Video, Slides

  • Sustainable Conversion and Carbon Management II

X-ray Studies of CO2 and CO Reduction for Energy Utilization - Anders Nilsson, Stockholm University and SLAC: Video, Slides

Multi-Scale Multi-Physics Investigation of Residual Gas Trapping in Reservoir Rocks - Sally Benson, Director, Precourt Institute for Energy and Professor of Energy Resources Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy: Video, Slides

  • Plenary Sessions: Future of Energy

Heavy Duty Transportation and Decentralized Power Generation in a Deeply Decarbonized Future - Joan Wills, Power Systems Technical Executive Director, Cummins; Ambassador, Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E): Video, Slides

Rethinking Energy: Global Trends, Global Consequences, and Opportunities for Innovation - Eric Toone, Executive Managing Director for Technology, Breakthrough Energy Ventures: Video, Slides

  • 2017 GCEP Distinguished Student Lecturers

Solid-State Architecture for an Elevated-Temperature Photoelectrochemical Cell - Madhur Baloor, GCEP Distinguished Student Lecturer: Video, Slides

Designing a better battery with machine learning - Austin Sendek, GCEP Distinguished Student Lecturer: Video, Slides

Transition Metal Oxide-Titania Alloys for Solar Driven Water Oxidation - Olivia Hendricks, GCEP Distinguished Student Lecturer: Video, Slides

Emissions Control with Precious Metals: The More Expensive, the Better? - Emmett Goodman, GCEP Distinguished Student Lecturer: Video, Slides

  • Future Energy Research at Stanford - Innovators to Watch

Nanocrystals and Materials for a New Generation of Catalysts - Matteo Cargnello, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering: Video, Slides

What happens after photon absorption in the hybrid perovskites? - Aaron Lindenberg, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and of Photon Science: Video, Slides

Low-Temperature Thermochemical Water Splitting & Other Redux Reactions - Arun Majumdar, Director, Precourt Institute for Energy, Jay Precourt Professor, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and of Photon Science and, by courtesy, of Materials Science and Engineering: Video, Slides

Very High Frequency Power Electronics: Research Directions and New Applications - Juan Rivas-Davila, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering: Video, Slides

Light-Driven Fuel Cell with Simultaneous Production of Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) - Xiaolin Zheng, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering: Video, Slides


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