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An Integrated View of the Future of Energy: A Conversation with Stanford Experts

GED Dec9 Panel V4
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 8:30am to 10:00am PST

This dialogue features a panel of Stanford energy experts in discussion about US energy technology and policy priorities moving into 2021.  Led by Stanford professors, Sally Benson, Precourt Family Professor, and Lynn Orr, Keleen and Carlton Beal Professor Emeritus, this session considers the state of play, promising technologies, and policies needed to reduce carbon emissions across energy systems.

The panel of Stanford experts will include:

Yi Cui, Professor, Materials Science & Engineering, Stanford University; Faculty Co-Director, StorageX Initiative, Stanford University

Dian Grueneich, Affiliate, Precourt Institute for Energy; Former Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission

Tom Heller, Lewis Talbot and Nadine Hearn Shelton Professor of International Legal Studies, Emeritus, Stanford Law School; Faculty Director, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance; Faculty Director, Sustainable Finance Initiative

Tom Jaramillo, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Stanford University; Associate Professor of Photon Science, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory; Director, SUNCAT Center for Interface Science and Catalysis

Ram Rajagopal, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Professor, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering

Deborah Sivas, Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law Director; Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy Program; Director, Environmental Law Clinic; Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Affiliated Researcher, Center for Ocean Solutions

Mark Zoback, Professor, Geophysics, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, Stanford University; Director, Natural Gas Initiative, Stanford University