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Highlight Seminar Series

Highlight Seminar Line-up

Through the Highlight Seminar Series, the Andlinger Center hosts distinguished professors, researchers, government dignitaries, and practitioners from various institutions across the field of energy and the environment for a lecture series open to the public.

Video recordings of past seminars can be found in our highlight seminar’s YouTube playlist.

Line-up for the 2022-2023 academic year:

April 27 - "Solid-state Batteries: Opportunities and a Challenge of Interfaces"

Sir Peter Bruce

Wolfson Professor of Materials in the Department of Materials
University of Oxford

March 30 - "Solar Geoengineering: Known, Unknown, and Unknowable"

David Keith

Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics, Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Professor of Public Policy for the Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard University

February 16 - "The Role of Carbon Capture in Meeting Net-zero Carbon Goals"

Jennifer Wilcox

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy and Carbon Management, Office of Fossil Energy
U.S. Department of Energy

November 10 - "Climate Models Are Good; Can AI Make Them Better?"

Christopher Bretherton

Professor Emeritus
University of Washington

October 12 - "Wastewater and Beyond: From Treatment to Resource"

Bruce Rittmann

Regents’ Professor of Environmental Engineering
Arizona State University

October 6 - "Reducing the Energy Costs of Chemical Manufacturing: Bioinspired Light-Escalated Chemistry (BioLEC)"

Gabriela Schlau-Cohen

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology