Associate Professor in the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering at the University of Minnesota at St. Paul
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
"The world’s energy and climate problems are likely to be solved only by a combination of approaches and technologies, including wind and solar energy, increased energy efficiency, and renewable biofuels."
Cowritten with D. Tilman and C. Lehman, "Response to Comment on 'Carbon-Negative Biofuels from Low-Input High-Diversity Grassland Biomass," Science, June 15, 2007
Experts Individuals with PhDs, heads of government, members of state or federal legislative bodies, and individuals with graduate degrees and significant post-graduate involvement in alternative energy or fossil fuel issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Associate Professor, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, University of Minnesota at St. Paul
Former Resident Fellow, Institute on the Environment, Global Landscapes Initiative, University of Minnesota at St. Paul
Former Research Associate, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota at St. Paul
Former Research Associate, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota at St. Paul
Former Assistant Professor, Biology, St. Olaf College
PhD, Plant Biological Sciences, University of Minesota
Cowritten with David Tilman, "Land Clearing and Biofuel Carbon Debt," Science Express Report, Feb. 7, 2008
Cowritten with David Tilman, "Corn Can't Solve Our Problem," Washington Post, Mar. 25, 2007
Cowritten with Erik Nelson and David Tilman, "Environmental, Economic, and Energetic Costs and Benefits of Biodiesel and Ethanol Biofuels," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, June 2, 2006
Cowritten with David Tilman and Clarence Lehman, "Carbon-Negative Biofuels from Low-Input High-Diversity Grassland Biomass," Science, Dec. 8, 2006