Oxford Energy Colloquia

Trinity Term 2018 (Tuesdays) at 5pm, Gottmann Room, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PY (unless otherwise stated).


24 April 2018 5:00pm (TT Wk1)
Scientific, technical and economic factors in the production of ‘green’ ammonia
Speaker: Rene Banares-Alcantara, Reader, Engineering Science, University of Oxford, and Edman Tsang, Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford.


1 May 2018 5:00 pm (TT Wk2)
From Innovation to Series Production | BMW Group Electric Powertrain
Speaker: Andreas Löhrke, BMW Group, Oxford


8 May 2018 5:00 pm (TT Wk3)
The speaker and title of this talk will be announced shortly.


15 May 2018 5:00pm (TT Wk4)
Chemical energy storage and how we can exploit it to improve energy conversion processes
Speaker: Ian S Metcalfe, Professor of Chemical Engineering at Newcastle University.


22 May 2018 5:00pm (TT Wk5)
Direct air capture of CO2
Speaker: Myles Allen, Professor of Geosystem Science in the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford.


29 May 2018 5:00pm (TT Wk6)
European and Global Challenges to the Future of Gas: unburnable or unaffordable?
Speaker: Jonathan Stern, Founder of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)


5 June 2018 5:00pm (TT Wk7)
Innovation and Governance of the GB Energy System: implications of decentralisation, decarbonisation, digitalisation and flexibility needs.
Speaker: Catherine Mitchell, Professor of Energy Policy, University of Exeter


12 June 2018 5:00pm (TTWk8) (note venue Oxford Martin School)
Taming the sun: innovations to harness solar energy and power the planet.
Speaker: Varun Sivaram, Philip D. Reed Fellow for Science and Technology at the Council on Foreign Relation, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA.


19 June 2018 2.30pm (TTWk9) (note adjusted time and Dept Economics, Manor Road, Oxford)
Estimating Demand for Electric Vehicles in Low- and Middle-income Households (Joint OxCarre Seminar Series/INET)
Speaker: Dave Rapson, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of California-Davis, California, USA

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