Howard Herzog Keynote Speaker for RECS 2012

Dr. Howard Herzog, Senior Research Engineer at the MIT Energy Initiative will be the RECS 2012 keynote speaker. Dr. Herzog is a national and global leader in CCS research and development. Since 1989, he has been on the staff of MIT’s Laboratory for Energy and the Environment, where he works on sponsored research involving energy and the environment, with an emphasis on greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation technologies. He is the Program Manager for MIT’s Carbon Sequestration Initiative, an industrial consortium that began in 2000. Dr. Herzog was a Coordinating Lead Author for the IPCC Special Report on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage (2005), a co-author on the MIT Future of Coal Study (2007), and a US delegate to the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum’s Technical Group (2003-2007). In 2010, Dr. Herzog received the Greenman Award in recognition of his significant contribution to CCS and GHG control technologies. He received his undergraduate and graduate education in Chemical Engineering at MIT and has industrial experience with Eastman Kodak, Stone & Webster, Spectra Physics, and Aspen Technology.