Professor Daniel Kammen
October 8, 2012
7:30-8:30, Kane Hall 210
Dr. Daniel M. Kammen
Director of Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL), Professor in the Energy and Resources Group Energy and Resources Group (ERG), Professor of Public Policy Goldman School of Public Policy, Class of '35 Distinguished Chair in Energy University of California, Berkeley
Lecture: "What Will It Take to Get Serious About Sustainable Energy?"
About the Speaker
Daniel M. Kammen is Professor of Public Policy in the Goldman School of Public Policy, Professor in the Energy and Resources Group and Professor of Nuclear Engineering in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. World Bank Group's Chief Technical Specialist for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency from October 2010-November 2011.
Dr. Kammen's research interests include: the science, engineering, management, and dissemination of renewable energy systems; health and environmental impacts of energy generation and use; rural resource management, including issues of gender and ethnicity; international R&D policy, climate change; and energy forecasting and risk analysis. He is the author of over 90 journal publications, a book on environmental, technological, and health risks (Should We Risk It?, Princeton University Press) and numerous reports on renewable energy and development. He has been featured on radio, network and public broadcasting television and in print as an analyst of energy, environmental, and risk policy issues and current events. His recent work on energy R&D policy appeared in Science, and Environment, and has been featured on PBS, KQED, CNN, and in many newspapers via the Reuters news service.