Thursday, August 13
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Do you want to experience the best of MIT? Do you want to meet the nation’s leading experts on energy entrepreneurship and innovation? Do you want to expand your professional network? Join MIT Enterprise Forum of DFW and UT Arlington for an evening discussion with energy innovators and entrepreneurs about the future of the energy industry. Key research and market challenges will be explored that are central to the search for efficient and cost-effective renewable energy generation.
Rick Billo (Moderator), Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering, Director, Center for Renewable Energy Science and Technology (CREST) and Professor, Depts. of Industrial & Manuf. Systems Engr. and Computer Science Engineering, University of Texas Arlington
Paul Dickerson, Partner,
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Paul launched Haynes and Boone’s Clean Tech practice group, served as Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and Chief of Staff for the United States and Foreign Commercial Service at the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Ed Ireland, Executive Director,
Barnett Shale Energy Education Council (BSEEC)
Ed brings a combination of academics, industry and business experience to the BSEEC, which is a a community resource that provides information to the public about gas drilling and production in the Barnett Shale region in North Texas.
Victor Liu, Vice President,
Hunt Energy Enterprises, LLC.
Prior to joining Hunt Power in 2006, Liu was active in high tech venture capital as a general partner with Vortex Partners and at Sevin Rosen Funds. He was active in internet infrastructure and wireless investment decisions that included Cyneta Networks, Navarro Networks, ipMobile, RealManage and GlobeRanger. Liu earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Southern Methodist University.
About The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF)
The MITEF, a volunteer-run organization, promotes the formation and growth of innovative and technology-oriented businesses in communities worldwide. The MITEF, through a series of educational programs about entrepreneurship, provides networking, leadership opportunities, and connections to supporting communities.
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