Friday, September 20, 2013 - 3:30pm
Ellen Williams, BP Chief Scientist, provides a scientist's eye view of research for sustainable energy.
The physical scale of the world’s energy needs will be reviewed, and some examples of research challenges drawn from Enhanced Oil Recovery, Biofuels and the enabling role of Advance Materials will be described.
Ellen Williams joined BP as Chief Scientist in January 2010. She is responsible for supporting the basic science that underpins the company’s technology programs, assessment and research in strategic technology issues and engagement with BP’s university research programs around the world.