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Jones Seminar: Moving the Needle on Climate Change



3:30pm - 4:30pm ET

Spanos Livestream / Zoom

Optional ZOOM LINK
Meeting ID: 991 0278 1123
Passcode: 443631

As a scientist and engineer, clean energy entrepreneur and CEO, and now as a member of Congress representing the western suburbs of Chicago, Congressman Sean Casten will share his perspectives on addressing the challenges of climate change.

Hosting professor Lee Lynd invites attendees to a poster session highlighting energy engineering research at Thayer following the seminar in GlycoFi Atrium.

About the Speaker(s)

Sean Casten Th'98
Member, US Congress

Sean Casten

Casten serves on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee, the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis and is the Vice Chair of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets. He also serves as Co-Chair on the New Democrat Coalition Climate Change Task Force.

Rep. Casten has a Master of Engineering Management and a Master of Science in biochemical engineering from Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth. While at Dartmouth, he did fundamental research in thermophilic fermentation technology to produce cellulosic ethanol and engineering analyses of integrated ethanol, heat and power plants.


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