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Maria da Graça Carvalho will give a Distinguished Guest Lecture in the Imperial College

2011-06-12 - Informação à Imprensa

Tomorrow, in the Imperial College, Maria da Graça Carvalho will give a Distinguished Guest Lecture on "Energy and Climate Change: from Scientific Research to Policy Implementation".

Maria da Graça Carvalho will present the research work that has been undertaken over the last 30 years of scientific contribution. This includes the areas of Fundamental Research and Enabling Technologies, Clean Energy Production, Energy efficiency, Energy Policy and Planning, Energy for Development and finally Climate Change. Ms Carvalho will also speak about Public Policy Development.

Ms Carvalho, who completed her Ph.D. at the Imperial College of London in the area of energy intensive industries, will take this opportunity to acquaint herself with the work of the KIK on Climate change and meet with some of the Imperial College key researchers in the area of energy during the afternoon. Ms Carvalho will also visit the Solar Hydrogen labs in Chemical Engineering.

Among the attendees from the Imperial College London will be Prof Richard Templer - Director of UK Co-Location Centre for Climate KIC; Dr Alex Beaudet - Climate-KIC Innovation Manager; Mr Ebrahim Mohamed - Climate-KIC UK Education Lead;

Among the attendees from the Imperial College London will be Prof Richard Templer - Director of UK Co-Location Centre for Climate KIC; Dr Alex Beaudet - Climate-KIC Innovation Manager; Mr Ebrahim Mohamed - Climate-KIC UK Education Lead; Prof Mary Ritter - Pro Rector-International; Sir Prof Brian Hoskins - Director of Grantham Institute for Climate Change; Dr Simon Buckle - Director, Climate Policy, Grantham Institute; Prof James Durrant - Professor of Photochemistry, Deputy Director of the Energy Futures Lab.