As a part of the Environmental Innovation Practicum (EIP), speakers discussing cleantech solutions to pressing environmental issues will be visiting campus. The speakers will be guest lecturers in the class, but students, faculty and other interested people are welcome to sit in. This lecture will be one of a Tuesday series running through Dec. 8, 2015.
Joel Swisher, Director of Western Washington University's new Institute for Energy Studies (energy.wwu.edu…) began his work in the energy industry after graduating from Stanford University with a PhD in Environmental Engineering in 1991. Since then, he's served as the Managing Director of the Rocky Mountain Institute for seven years, a Senior Energy Scientist at Denmark's UNEP Collaborating Centre on Energy and Environment for two years, and ran a clean energy consulting business for the past four years, among serving in other roles.