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PhD Career Connections: Science Advocacy

Posted by on Friday, August 28, 2015 in Upcoming BRET Office of Career Development Events .


PhD Career Connections presents: 

Science Advocacy
Wednesday, September 9
Light Hall 512 

featuring Gerry Ostheimer, PhD


Gerard (Gerry) Ostheimer is the Global Lead for Sustainable Bioenergy with the UN Sustainable Energy for All Initiative. Gerry currently works to create the Sustainable Bioenergy High Impact Opportunity (HIO) under the auspices of the UN Sustainable Energy For All Initiative. This group seeks the creation of high functioning Public-Private Partnerships to foster the deployment of solutions to global need for energy access and increasing the use of renewables through the sustainable production and use of bioenergy.

Prior to his current work, Gerry served as a USDA FAS Science Advisor who promoted the sustainable production and use of bioenergy for sustainable development. He received his PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Oregon. 

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