*IEM-UEM* in Association with *_SMART Society, USA_* invites all Alumni, Students, Faculty and Staff to register for and attend IEM/UEM *FOREIGN DISTINGUISHED LECTURE*.
*Speaker* : Prof. Benjamin Sovacool
*Topic:* “ Contextualizing the Covid-19 pandemic for a carbon-constrained world: Insights for sustainability transitions, energy justice, and research methodology”
*Date*: 15 th September, 2020
*Time*: 5:00 PM (IST), 12:30 pm (GBT)
*Link* : https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7477231432958263567
*Short Bio* of Speaker:*
**Dr. Benjamin K. Sovacool is Director of Sussex Energy Group and Professor of Energy Policy at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom, Lead Author of the* Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), and an Advisor on Energy to the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation in Brussels, Belgium.*
He has played a leadership role in winning collaborative research grants worth more than $22.2 million in directly managed funds, including those from the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. National Science Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program of Denmark, the Danish Council for Independent Research, and the European Commission. In the United Kingdom, he has served as a Principal Investigator on projects funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, Natural Environment Research Council, and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
He is the recipient of multiple national and international awards and honors, including the “Distinguished Graduate Alumni Achievement Award” from his Alma Mater Virginia Tech, the 2019 USERN Prize for his work on “Social Justice in an Era of Climate Change and Energy Scarcity,” the “Dedication to Justice Award” given by the American Bar Association, and a “Distinguished Visiting Energy Professorship” at the Environmental Law Center at Vermont Law School.
With much coverage of his work in the international news media, he is one of the most highly cited global researchers on issues bearing on controversies in energy and climate policy.
*Note* : After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. *All participants will receive a participation certificate after the webinar.*
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