PhD Career Connections: Science Advocacy
PhD Career Connections presents:
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.