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NCGC Lecture Series

The NCGC Distinguished Lecturer Series was developed to offer outstanding speakers to colleges, universities, societies and industry.  The lecturers are tasked with representing the vision and accomplishments of the Center to a broader audience as well as conveying the key scientific advances to technical audiences.  

Abstracts contain an outline of the lecture subject as well as speaker biographical information.  As speaking engagements are scheduled, they will be posted below.

 

Upcoming Lectures

Don DePaolo presenting at:

  • McGill University, Montreal
  • Univ. of Illinois at Chicago

Carl Steefel presenting at:

  • TBD: Stony Brook University, NY

Ian Bourg presenting at:

  • TBD: Case Western Reserve
  • TBD: Brooklyn College, CUNY

 Jim DeYoreo presenting at:

  • TBD: UC Santa Barbara
  • TBD:  Wright State University
NCGC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES
Donald DePaolo Carl Steefel Ian Bourg

Donald J. DePaolo
NCGC Director
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Carl I. Steefel
NCGC Deputy
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Ian C. Bourg
Caprock Integrity Lead
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James DeYoreo
Jonathan Ajo-Franklin
Reservoir Processes Lead
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James J. DeYoreo
Former NCGC Deputy
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Ian BourgNCGC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES 

Jonathan Ajo-Franklin, Research Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Theme Lead for Reservoir Processes Group
 

 

 

  • 4/13/13 Montana State University, Bozeman

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DePaoloNCGC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Donald J. DePaolo, NCGC Director, Associate Lab Director for Energy and Environmental Sciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 

 

 

  • 4/20/12 MIT
  • 9/6/12 Univ. of Utah
  • 9/27/12 Louisiana State University
  • 2/26/13 Shell Houston 

 

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Ian BourgNCGC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES 

Ian Bourg, Research Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
NCGC Thrust Area 2 Lead/Theme Lead for Caprock Integrity Group
 

 

 

  • 6/11/12 Carnegie Institute of Washington
  • 11/30/12 University of Illinois at Urbana

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Carl SteefelNCGC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Carl I. Steefel, Senior Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
NCGC Deputy Director/Thrust Area 3 Lead/Theme Lead for Upscaling Group

 



  • 10/04/12 UCLA
  • 11/8/12 University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • 11/4 Colorado School of Mines
  • 5/1/2013 Washington University at St. Louis

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Jim DeYoreoNCGC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES 

Jim DeYoreo, former NCGC Deputy Director, Manager of Fundamental Materials Science and Initiative Leader for Materials Snythesis and Simulation across Cales, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory



  • 11/13/12 Univ. of Tennessee

 

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Carl SteefelNanoscale aspects of CO2-rock interactions: insights from combination of scattering, adsorption and computer simulation

06/18/2012

By: Gernot Rotheri, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Ronny Pini

Experimental investigation in the multiphase flow characteristics of reservoir rocks for the geological storage of CO2
10/27/2011
By: Ronny Pini, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University
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Electromagnetic Contrasting Agents
10/20/2011
By: Alex Athey, Applied Research Laboratories, UT Austin
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Joseph J.T. Westrich

Emerging Technologies in Shell, with a Focus on Subsurface
7/28/2011
By: Joseph (J.T.) Westrich, Manager of Subsurface-Emerging Technologies, Shell Global Solutions, Inc.
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Eric Oilkers

The Kinetics of Mineral Carbonation
6/10/2011
By: Eric Oelkers,Research Director/CNRS Toulouse FRANCE
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Janelle Thompson

Microbiology in high pressure CO2 environments: implications for geological sequestration of carbon dioxide
3/11/11
By: Janelle Thompson, Civil & Environmental Engineering, MIT
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Domenik's portrait

Mineral sequestration of carbon dioxide in basalt: A pre-injection overview of CarbFix project
2/25/11
By: Domenik Wolff Boenisch, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland
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DePaolo

Carbon Sequestration (Hydro-) Geochemistry
1/7/11
By: Donald J. DePaolo, NCGC Director, Associate Lab Director for Energy and Environmental Sciences, and Director for the Earth Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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Tribello

Using Molecular Dynamics to understand precipitation reactions
6/9/2010
By: Gareth Tribello, Computational Science, ETH Zurich
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Jim DeYoreo

Organic and Biomolecular Controls on Mineral Nucleation and Growth: An in situ view
4/23/2010
Jim DeYoreo, NCGC Deputy Director, Vice President, Materials Research Society at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
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Ian Bourg

Clays, Brines & CO2: molecular scale views of interfaces
3/19/2010
Ian Bourg, Research Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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Carl Steefel

Carbon Sequestration Science above 50 Nanometers
2/26/2010
Carl I. Steefel, Professor of Geochemistry
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