Industry talk with Mark Hartney (SLAC, Stanford): "Opportunities and Challenges in Energy Storage"
by Dr. Mark Hartney
at DESY Hamburg ( CFEL, SR I-III )
This talk is part of the interdisciplinary PIER Graduate Week, which takes place from 23-26 September 2019 in the Centre for Free-Electron Laser Science. The talk is open for everyone.
Dr. Mark Hartney is the Chief Technology Officer, Division Director for Applied Energy, and Deputy ALD for Energy Science at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Mark is also a Precourt Energy Scholar with the Stanford Precourt Energy Institute. He is responsible for expanding the engagement of SLAC with industry partners, government agencies and Stanford University with an emphasis on renewable energy materials development and grid integration.
Prior to his role at SLAC, Mark served at the Department of Energy as one of the founding program directors of ARPA-E. He led ARPA-E’s efforts in carbon capture technology, (the IMPACCT program), as well as a number of other projects in wind technology, energy efficiency, biofuels and lighting.
Before going to ARPA-E, Mark served as the Chief Technical Officer for FlexTech, an industry-government partnership focused on R&D for flexible electronics. He has also served in technical management roles at various startups, including Silicon Image, dpiX; and has held staff positions at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), MIT Lincoln Labs and AT&T Bell Labs.
Mark serves on the board of the California Clean Energy Fund, the Lab Affiliates of the California Council on Science and Technology, and is an advisor to a few energy-related start-up companies and the Cyclotron Road program at LBNL.
Mark is a graduate of MIT (B.S. and M.S.) and earned his doctoral degree at University of California at Berkeley, all in chemical engineering.
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