Speaker: Professor Levi Thompson (Chemical & Mechanical Engineering)
Securing our nation’s energy supply is arguably the most important challenge we face. Presently, the U.S. depends heavily on foreign energy resources. With growing demands from emerging economies, declining environmental quality and potential for global conflict, there is a pressing need to develop a more sustainable energy strategy. This presentation will review options for a sustainable energy economy including the use of hydrogen and fuel cells, and describe some of the key challenges.