BP Chief Scientist on Energy Trends and Technologies

Interesting-sounding upcoming talk on energy trends & technologies:

Energy Trends and Technologies for the Coming Decades
Guest Speaker: Steve Koonin, Chief Scientist, British Petroleum
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Time: 2:30pm (Reception); 3pm (Presentation)
Location: Calit2 Auditorium, Atkinson Hall, UCSD
Live Webcast: http://rpvss.ucsd.edu:8080/ramgen/broadcast/live.rm [Real media and broadband connection required]

… BP chief scientist Steve Koonin will talk about the company’s push into biofuels and the role universities can play. As chief scientist, Koonin is responsible for BP’s long-range technology plans and activities, particularly those “beyond petroleum.” He also has purview over BP’s major university research programs around the world and provides technical advice to the company’s senior executives.


  1. anonemouse says:

    Thanks for the heads up!
    Koonin taught me quantum theory at Caltech many years ago. Can’t wait to hear what he’s been doing in the oil and gas industry.