Director of the Atmosphere/Energy Program at Stanford University
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Mark Z. Jacobson
Director of the Atmosphere/Energy Program and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University. He joined Stanford’s faculty in 1994. His seeks to understand air pollution and global warming problems and develop large-scale clean, renewable energy solutions to them. He has published five textbooks and over 170 peer-reviewed articles. He has received awards in 2005 and 2013 for his work on black carbon climate impacts. He has received the Global Green Policy Design Award in 2013, the PNAS Cozzarelli Prize in 2015, the Judi Friedman Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018, the Apolitical award in 2019 for his work on energy. He has served on a committee for the US Secretary of Energy, given a TED talk, appeared on the David Letterman Show, and cofounded The Solutions Project. His work is the scientific basis of the US Green New Deal energy plan and 100% renewable energy laws worldwide.