Cleantech & Energy Symposium Speaker Series: Understanding the Energy Landscape

Thursday, June 18, 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm PDT
Event format: 
Virtual / Online
Posted by Monica Torralba

We are proud to present our 2020 virtual symposium as a monthly speaker series! Join AIChE NorCal for our 1st virtual meeting in the series with a presentation by Professor Jim Williams of University of San Francisco, a global thought leader in the area of low-carbon energy systems and sustainability, on Understanding the Energy Landscape.

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Thursday, June 18th, 2020 @ 12 PM PST

12:00 - 12:10 pm - Welcome & Introduction

12:10 - 12:50 pm - Presentation

12:50 - 1:00 pm - Q&A & Final Remarks


Zoom Webinar via Email Invite

Event Description:

Jim Williams is an associate professor at University of San Francisco (USF) focusing on developing the next generation of energy professionals. Prof. Williams has a Bachelors in Physics from Washington & Lee University and a Masters and PhD in Energy Resources from UC Berkeley. Prof. Williams was formerly chief scientist at Energy and Environmental Economics (E3) working on a range of projects from renewable integration to greenhouse gas emission reduction. Prof. Williams also formerly taught at the Monterey Institute of International Studies researching ways to decarbonize China's power sector. His work helped shape California's climate and energy policies and influenced the long-term strategies for low-carbon transition in the Paris Agreement. Prof. Williams will give us insight into the current energy conversation and provide answers to questions about present and future clean technology and energy.