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Innovation Panel

Unleashing Innovation: Tackling Environmental Challenges

Open to All Alumni

Date/Time: Friday, May 27, 2011, 3:45-4:45 p.m.
Location: Edward C. Taylor Auditorium, Frick Chemistry Laboratory

Spirit of Service '76 and the Princeton Environmental Institute examine inventive solutions to environmental problems. Panelists include:

Terry Cooke

Terry Cooke '76

Terry Cooke '76, Founder of the China Partnership of Greater Philadelphia, a non-profit incubator promoting public-private collaboration between Philadelphia and China in clean energy and energy-efficient buildings.  Terry is a Senior Fellow at the Chan Center for Building Simulation and Energy Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.  He is author of the upcoming book Sustaining U.S-China Cooperation in Clean Energy.

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Jim Hornthal

Jim Hornthal '76

Jim Hornthal '76, Venture Partner, CMEA Capital, an investor in early stage IT, Life Sciences, and Energy & Materials companies. Jim is a founding participant in the Clinton Global Initiative, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a delegate to President Obama's Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship, and a delegate to the Skoll World Forum.

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Lisa Morgan

Lisa Lee Morgan '76 *79

Lisa Lee Morgan '76 *79, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Calor Energy in Charlotte, NC, which is a Sustainability and Renewable Resources consulting company focused on renewable energy and alternative fuels projects. Lisa is the business manager for Calor and the multiple companies in Calor's Sustainable Asset Fund (SaF). She is an architect and is a US Green Building Council LEED-Accredited Professional.

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Stephen Pacala

Professor Stephen Pacala

Stephen W. Pacala is the Director of the Princeton Environmental Institute and The Frederick D. Petrie Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University. He also co-directs the Carbon Mitigation Initiative. His work focuses on problems of global change with an emphasis on interactions among the biosphere, greenhouse gases and climate. He has been awarded numerous honors including a MacArthur Award and election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.

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