Energy Sustainability in a Changing World – Ellen D. Williams


Date(s) - 27 Feb 2012
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Great Hall, Memorial Union

Ellen Williams to serves as Chief Scientist at British/Beyond Petroleum. BP is the third largest oil company and the fifth largest corporation on the planet, and as BP’s Chief Scientist Ellen plays a role in determining how developments in science and technology can contribute to sustainable, secure and environmentally responsible energy. She will discuss specific examples of carbon capture and storage, as well as biofuels.  She is on leave from the University of Maryland where she is Distinguished University Professor of Physics and director of the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center. Part of the Women in STEM Speaker Series.

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