September 30: Michael Ramage, former executive vice president of ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (retired), and Jim Sweeney, Professor of Management Science and Engineering and Director of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research; Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace; Energy Modeling Forum, Stanford University
National Academy of Sciences Report: America's Energy Future: Liquid Transportation Fuels from Coal and Biomass
Michael Ramage and James Sweeney discuss the conclusions of the National Academy of Sciences report entitled America's Energy Future with a focus on the sections dealing with liquid transportation fuels.
The Energy Seminar is produced by the Woods Institute and the Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE) at Stanford University. and is comprised of an interdisciplinary series of talks primarily by Stanford experts on a broad range of energy topics.
The Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE) has been established as a new independent institute at Stanford that engages in a broad-ranging, interdisciplinary program of research and education on energy -applying fundamental research to the problem of supplying energy in environmentally and economically acceptable ways, using it efficiently, and facing the behavioral, social, and policy challenges of creating new energy systems for the U.S. and the world.