Energy Center



Over the past five years, Purdue has hosted world-class speakers such as the late Nobel Laureate Richard E. Smalley, who won the 1996 Nobel Prize in chemistry, Salomon Levy, National Academy of Engineering member and president of S. Levy and Associates Inc., and Lawrence L. Kazmerski, NAE Member, and Director of the National Center for Photovoltaics at the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory to discuss energy challenges.

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To ensure and support lectures & visits by the best speakers in the field of energy research to the Purdue University, West Lafayette campus. The goals of this series are to increase understanding of specific energy challenges and to promote interactions with prominent scientists in order to build a stronger Purdue energy research community across colleges and departments.

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Maureen McCann

Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Pankaj Sharma

Managing Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Mann Hall, Rm 105
203 South Martin Jischke Dr.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971