Articles & Online Resources
E&S Volume LXX, Number 2, 2007
Powering the Planet (pdf)
by Nathan S. Lewis
Energy is the single most important technological challenge facing
humanity today. Nothing else
in science or technology comes close in comparison. This talk was
the opening keynote speech at the first
annual California Clean Innovation Conference, held at Caltech on
May 11, 2007.
Engenious No. 6, Spring 2007
Powering the Planet: The Caltech Center for Sustainable Energy
Research (pdf | html)
Solutions to the most important energy problems hinge upon fundamental advances
in science and technology. Ultimately, we as a society will have to replace fossil
fuels for much of our energy needs, yet at the present time, we are not positioned
to do so and continued short-term reliance on fossil fuels appears inevitable.
E&S Volume LXVI, Number 1, 2003
Swiss Rolls and Oreo Cookies (pdf | html)
by Sossina M. Haile
Fuel cells will make the future greener, and power packs running on
lighter fluid may one day be in all our pockets.
Engenious No. 1, Fall 2001
Fuel Cells: Powering Progress in the 21st Century (pdf | html)
A general article on our solid acid fuel cells which appeared in
the Caltech publication ENGenious.
Other Products and Resources
Powering the Planet: Highlights from California Clean Innovation
The conference is intended for a wide audience, including industry
leaders, entrepreneurs, investment professionals, policy makers, lawyers,
journalists, and university staff, faculty and students.
View video from the Caltech energy conference: (mov | flash)
Hear leading scientists talk about all aspects of energy research
and technology. The speakers address the frontiers in these areas
in order to educate people as to how they might contribute their
scientific and technological expertise to address energy challenges.