Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives, and the Environment

Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives, and the Environment

Author(s): Christian Ngô, Joseph B. Natowitz

Print ISBN: 9780470116609

Online ISBN: 9780470473795

DOI: 10.1002/9780470473795

Author Biography

About the Author

Christian Ngô, ScD, was formerly executive general manager of ECRIN (Échange et Coordination Recherche-Industrie) and scientific director of the Atomic Energy's High Commissioner Office. In 2008, he founded Edmonium Conseil, a consulting company. He has worked in fundamental research for twenty years, and has published approximately 200 papers. In the 1990s, he moved to applied research and took out three patents before holding several management positions. Dr. Ngô is the author of ten books in French and has been involved as an energy expert in several studies of the OPECST (Parliamentary Office for Evaluation of Scientific and Technological Options), a common committee of the French Parliament and Senate.

Joseph B. Natowitz, PhD, is Distinguished Professor and holds the Bright Chair in Nuclear Science at Texas A&M University (TAMU). Previously at TAMU, he served as head of the Department of Chemistry and director of the Cyclotron Institute. The author of more than 250 research publications, he has been a visiting professor at Université Catholique de Louvain, Université de Caen, and Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 in France and the University of Tokyo in Japan, as well as an Alexander von Humboldt visiting senior scientist at the Max Planck Institute in Germany. Among his awards and honors are the American Chemical Society Award in Nuclear Chemistry, the ACS Southwest Regional Award, and the Association of Former Students Research Award at TAMU. Professor Natowitz has served on the program advisory and/or review committees of many national and international research facilities. He is also the editor of several conference proceedings in nuclear science.