SusTech Summit 2014

Event Date: 

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 to Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Event Location: 

  • Corwin Pavilion
  • UC Santa Barbara Campus

Event Price: 

free admission with advance registration

Event Contact: 

Featuring presentations by:

Henry Yang, Chancellor, UC Santa Barbara
The Vision of Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp

Susannah Scott, UC Santa Barbara
Integrating Chemistry, Engineering, Economics and Communication for Sustainability

István Horváth, City University of Hong Kong
Green or Sustainable or Suitable Chemistry and Engineering?

Thomas Jaramillo, Stanford University
Catalyzing New Routes for the Sustainable Production of Fuels and Chemicals

Cliff Kubiak, UC San Diego
Earth-Abundant Transition Metal Catalysts for the Conversion of CO2

Eugene Chen, Colorado State University
Towards Green Routes to Sustainable Polymeric Materials, Fine Chemicals, and Liquid Fuels

Peter Ford, UC Santa Barbara
Overview of CenSURF, the NSF Center for the Sustainable Use of Renewable Feedstocks

John Holladay, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Energy Carriers for Sustainable Transportation

Mahdi Abu-Omar, Purdue University
Sustainability through Catalysis: Making Biofuels and Chemicals from Biomass

Robert Brown, Iowa State University
Thermal Fractionation of Biomass into Biorenewble Fuels and Chemicals

Sabrina Spatari, Drexel University
Technological, Climate Change and Sustainability Aspects of Future Transportation Fuels

André Taylor, Yale University
High Performance Carbon- and Organic-Based Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

Alissa Park, Columbia University
Towards Sustainable Energy and Materials: Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

Vojislav Stamenkovic, Argonne National Laboratory
Energy and Fuels from Tailored Electrochemical Interfaces

Sangwon Suh, UC Santa Barbara
Toward the Open-Access Tool for Rapid Life Cycle Assessment of Chemicals

Joe Powell, Shell Global
Sustainable Energy and Chemicals: Responsibly Engineering the Future

Bhavik Bakshi, The Ohio State University
Seeking Synergies Between Technological and Ecological Systems for Sustainability

Shawn Hunter, The Dow Chemical Company
Developing Solutions to World Challenges Via Life Cycle Thinking: From the How to the What

Henry King, Unilever
Life Cycle Assessment in Unilever: Experiences and Challenges