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Conversations on Sustainability

You're invited to this special online series for the Caltech community and the public.

Caltech researchers and engineers on campus and at JPL, which Caltech manages for NASA, pursue science-driven solutions to mitigate climate change.

Hear directly from Caltech researchers about their progress and ask your own questions in this series of conversations.


The Power of Sunlight
SEPTEMBER 28, 2021, 11 a.m.
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Harry Atwater, Otis Booth Leadership Chair, Division of Engineering and Applied Science; Howard Hughes Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science; Director, Liquid Sunlight Alliance
in conversation with
Robert Perkins, Content and Media Strategist, Office of Strategic Communications

A Smarter Electricity Grid
OCTOBER 18, 2021, 11 a.m.
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Steven Low, Frank J. Gilloon Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and Electrical Engineering
Adam Wierman, Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
in conversation with
Emily Velasco, Content and Media Strategist, Office of Strategic Communications

Monitoring Water Resources from Space
NOVEMBER 12, 2021, 11 a.m.
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JT Reager, JPL Earth Scientist
Indrani Graczyk, program manager of the NASA Western Water Application Office (WWAO), located at JPL
in conversation with
Whitney Clavin, Senior Content and Media Strategist, Office of Strategic Communications

Microbes and Climate Change
DECEMBER 8, 2021, 11 a.m.
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Dianne Newman, Gordon M. Binder/Amgen Professor of Biology and Geobiology
Victoria Orphan, James Irvine Professor of Environmental Science and Geobiology; Allen V. C. Davis and Lenabelle Davis Leadership Chair, Center for Environmental Microbial Interactions
in conversation with
Lori Dajose (BS '15), Content and Media Strategist, Office of Strategic Communications


Past Webinars

Beyond Lithium-Ion Batteries
AUGUST 24, 2021, 11 a.m.
Read the follow-up Q&A
Kimberly See, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
in conversation with
Emily Velasco, Science Writer, Office of Strategic Communications


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