Steven E. Koonin
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Description

Steven Koonin was nominated to his current post in March 2009. Previously, Koonin served as chief scientist at BP, after three decades serving on the Faculty and as Provost at the California Institute of Technology. Among Koonin's responsibilities at BP was formulating the company's long-term technology strategy.

Koonin received his B.S. in Physics in 1972 at Caltech and his Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics in 1975 at MIT, after which he joined the Caltech faculty. His research interests have included global environmental science, nuclear astrophysics and theoretical nuclear, many-body, and computational physics. In 1998, he received the E.O. Lawrence Award in Physics from the Department of Energy (DOE).


Lectures:

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flag Critical Issues and Grand Challenges
as author at  MIT World Series: Second International Engineering Systems Symposium,
together with: James A. Champy (moderator), John Reed, Denis Cortese, Irving Wladawsky-Berger,
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flag Energy for the Coming Decades: Trends and Technologies
as author at  MIT World Series: Energy Research Council Colloquia,
2108 views
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flag Energy for the Coming Decades: Trends and Technologies
as author at  MIT Energy Short Course,
2695 views