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Book Discussion: 'Power Trip: The Story of Energy'

Monday, September 23, 2019 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sumers Welcome Center, Bluedorn Family Presentation Room

Michael Webber will present a book discussion on his new book. History makes one thing clear: energy can break societies just as easily as it makes them. But 'Power Trip' offers wisdom for addressing today’s energy emergencies. 

Reception will be held before talk at 5 p.m. at the Schnuck Pavilion.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


Arts & Sciences, McKelvey School of Engineering, Olin Business School, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts


Science & Technology, Business & Entrepreneurship, Humanities & Society



International Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, Office of Sustainability
Event Contact

Simone Picker | simonepicker@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

Michael E. Webber is based in Paris, France where he serves as the Chief Science and Technology Officer at ENGIE, a global energy & infrastructure services company. Webber is also the Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources, author and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, at the University of Texas at Austin where he trains the next generation of energy leaders through research and education at the convergence of engineering, policy and commercialization.

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Christopher Weatherly

Christopher Weatherly left a positive review 9/22/2019

Great speaker! Also he left so much time for Q&A which is rare and made the talk more inclusive, interactive, and interesting.