Dr. Jennifer Wilcox named one of the most influential people, putting her on the Time100 Climate list!
Dr. Wilcox's contributions as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management at the U.S. Department of Energy, illustrates the reshaping from the former Office of Fossil Energy. The shift represented a re-alignment of the Executive Branch toward working with the energy industry on carbon reduction.
The Clean Energy Conversions Lab Members are recognized by the DOE with the Secretary's Achievement Award for their work on the Getting to Neutral Report!
Dr. Wilcox, Dr. Psarras, Dr. Hélène Pilorgé, and UPenn alumnae, Dr. Noah McQueen were large contributors to the Getting to Neutral report, which highlighted projected pathways for the state of California to reach carbon neutrality by 2045, if not sooner! Check out the full report here!
Max Pisciotta wins the Perry World House Graduate Essay Prize!
Max is awarded the inaugural Perry World House Graduate Essay Prize for their essay submission, which outlines the possibility for using abandoned or retired oil and as wells for geothermal energy systems. Check out the full essay here!
Penn Energy Week is April 4th - 8th 2022.
Check in with the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy for updates and events.
Other Awards and Recognitions
Congratulations to Caitlyn McClowsky, Mariam Alqubati, and Haarini Ramesh for their recent graduation from Penn!
Congratulations to Katherine Vaz Gomes for her recent graduation from WPI and to Noah McQueen and Caleb Woodall for successfully defending their dissertations in 2022!