Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Green Gasoline and U.S Energy Independence with Dr. John Regalbuto



Join us at Science Cafe
EngenuitySC's popular networking event and lecture series continues this October, venturing into a new field of expertise. We would like to introduce our speaker, Dr. John Regalbuto! Read all about Dr. Regalbuto below. 

Join us for our latest installment of the series where Dr. Regalbuto will talk green gasoline and U.S. energy independence. 

Come grab a drink in one of our smart-looking Science Cafe pint glasses, and mix and mingle with fellow science-oriented Columbians. Get excited, get your questions, and join us!



When and Where
Featuring
Dr. John Regalbuto
SmartState Endowed Chair of Catalysis in Renewable Fuels, Professor and Director of the new Energy Leadership Institute (ELI)
University of South Carolina

When
Tuesday, October 8th
6:00pm-7:30pm

Where
Speakeasy
711 Saluda Ave. Columbia, SC 29205

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Dr. John Regalbuto, SmartState Endowed Chair of Catalysis in Renewable Fuels, Professor and Director of the new Energy Leadership Institute (ELI) at the University of South Carolina, Former Catalysis and Biocatalysis Program Director for the National Science Foundation

There is tremendous global interest focused on renewable fuel sources for transportation. Dr. John Regalbuto’s research is aimed at developing new catalysts for the production of hydrogen and alternative fuels from renewable sources for the transportation sector

He joined the University of South Carolina (USC) from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Department of Chemical Engineering, where he had been for 25 years. During that time, Dr. Regalbuto also served as Catalysis and Biocatalysis Program Director for the National Science Foundation, Directorate for Engineering, where he was intimately involved in the promotion of catalysis and biocatalysis for hydrocarbon biofuels.

Dr. Regalbuto has extensive industry experience. While on sabbatical leaves, he has worked with the Honeywell, Division of Catalysis and Separations and the UOP Research Center. He led Summer Faculty Research Programs at the Argonne National Laboratory and the University Methane Utilization Program at Amoco Oil Company. 

Dr. Regalbuto has been or is currently serving as a consultant to numerous organizations, including BP Chemical Company; the Korean Institute of Energy Research, Taejon, Korea; the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Vienna, Austria; Shell Chemical Company; and the Gas Research Institute, Chicago, Ill.  Read more of Dr. Regalbuto's bio here 

Learn more about Dr. Schaefer's background and register for the event at engenuitysc.com/sciencecafe.

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