Calendar of events for the Highlight Seminar Series
Unraveling the impacts of humans and oceans on clouds and climate
Kimberly Prather, a Distinguished Professor and the Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego, will speak on “Unraveling the impacts of humans and oceans on clouds and climate”.
Power electronics and its application to energy systems
Professor Seth Sanders, of the University of California, Berkeley, will speak on power electronics and its application to energy systems.
Wrong, wrong, and badly wrong: Energy modeling and transforming the sector
Professor Elizabeth Wilson, of Dartmoth College, will speak on energy modeling and transforming the energy sector.
Gigatechnology: Developing sustainable urban infrastructure to solve gigaton problems
Professor John Crittenden, of Georgia Institute of Technology, will speak on “Gigatechnology: Developing Sustainable Urban Infrastructure to Solve Gigaton Problems”.
CANCELED – Addressing Climate Change as a Deeply Uncertain Risk Management Challenge: Opportunities and Barriers
Professor Robert Lempert, of RAND Corporation, will speak on risk management and robust decision-making under conditions of deep uncertainty.
CANCELED – The ITER Project: moving forward
Director General Bernard Bigot, of the ITER Organization, will speak on “The ITER Project: moving forward”.
CANCELED – Interdisciplinary research for a sustainable future
Chief Editor Monica Contestabile, of Nature Sustainability, will speak on “Interdisciplinary research for a sustainable future”.
The 2019/2020 Highlight Seminars Series will be held on Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in Maeder Hall at the Andlinger Center. Lunch will be served at 12:00 noon in the auditorium lobby of Maeder Hall.