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Student-Only Virtual Seminar Series | Engineers and Policy Makers Tackling The Energy Transition: The Importance of Energy Storage in a Clean Energy Market

Past Event

October 22, 2020

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Scholars and faculty from the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia SIPA (CGEP) and Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) will join students for a series of engaging seminars to discuss the world’s most pressing issues and solutions related to energy and the environment. The goal of this seminar series is to thoroughly engage with the forces of technology, policy, and everything in between as they relate to the challenge of mitigating the effects of climate change. Our second seminar will address the importance of energy storage in a clean energy market and will feature Richard Kaufman, CGEP Adjunct Senior Research Scholar, Chairman of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Chair of Generate Capital, and Former Energy Czar for the State of New York, as well as Professor Dan Steingart, Stanley-Thompson Associate Professor of Chemical Metallurgy, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering and Department of Chemical Engineering, Co-Director of the Columbia Electrochemical Energy Center. Silas Swanson (SEAS ‘21) will moderate the conversation. — Registration is required. This series is open to all currently-enrolled Columbia University students. This event will be hosted via Zoom and capacity is limited. We ask that you register only if you can attend this event in its entirety. For more information, contact Maria Castillo ([email protected]).