Rice energy, geopolitics, innovation experts to speak at CERAWeek

Business conference

HOUSTON – (March 15, 2022) – A number of experts in energy, carbon, hydrogen, sustainability, geopolitics and innovation from Rice University will appear at CERAWeek, an annual energy conference organized by the information and insights company S&P Global, to present their research or expertise March 18-22.

The week also features the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship’s annual Energy Venture Day and Pitch Competition March 20, where more than 40 energy ventures driving efficiency and advancements toward the energy transition showcase their companies for cash prizes.

Representatives from Rice will include:

Reginald DesRoches, president of Rice

Ramamoorthy Ramesh, executive vice president for research; professor of materials science and nanoengineering and physics and astronomy

Matteo Pasquali, the A.J. Hartsook Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; professor of chemistry and materials science and nanoengineering; director of Rice’s Carbon Hub

David Satterfield, director of Rice’s Baker Institute; the Janice and Robert McNair Chair in Public Policy; former U.S. ambassador

Ken Medlock, the James A. Baker, III, and Susan G. Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics; senior director of the Center for Energy Studies at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy

Rachel Meidl, fellow in energy and sustainability at the Baker Institute

Carrie Masiello, the W. Maurice Ewing Professor of Biogeochemistry, Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences; professor of chemistry and biosciences; director of Rice’s Sustainability Institute

Dominic Boyer, professor of anthropology; co-founder of the field of energy humanities

Aditya Mohite, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and materials science and nanoengineering

Haotian Wang, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering

Alina Kampouri, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering

Gokce Gunel,  associate professor of anthropology

Brad Burke, associate vice president for industry and new ventures at Rice’s Office of Innovation; executive director of Rice Alliance

Rice Alliance Venture Day and Pitch Competition