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Suggested Citation:"America's Energy Future Project." National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Research Council. 2010. Overview and Summary of America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12943.
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America’s Energy Future Project

In 2007, the National Academies initiated the America’s Energy Future (AEF) project to facilitate a productive national policy debate about the nation’s energy future. The Phase I study, headed by the Committee on America’s Energy Future and supported by the three separately constituted panels whose members are listed below, will serve as the foundation for a Phase II portfolio of subsequent studies at the Academies and elsewhere, to be focused on strategic, tactical, and policy issues, such as energy research and development priorities, strategic energy technology development, policy analysis, and many related subjects.

A key objective of the AEF project is to facilitate a productive national policy debate about the nation’s energy future.

COMMITTEE ON AMERICA’S ENERGY FUTURE

HAROLD T. SHAPIRO, Princeton University, Chair

MARK S. WRIGHTON, Washington University in St. Louis, Vice Chair

JOHN F. AHEARNE, Sigma Xi and Duke University

ALLEN J. BARD, University of Texas at Austin

JAN BEYEA, Consulting in the Public Interest

WILLIAM F. BRINKMAN, Princeton University

DOUGLAS M. CHAPIN, MPR Associates

STEVEN CHU,1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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Resigned from the committee on January 21, 2009.

Suggested Citation:"America's Energy Future Project." National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Research Council. 2010. Overview and Summary of America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12943.
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CHRISTINE A. EHLIG-ECONOMIDES, Texas A&M University

ROBERT W. FRI, Resources for the Future

CHARLES H. GOODMAN, Southern Company (retired)

JOHN B. HEYWOOD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

LESTER B. LAVE, Carnegie Mellon University

JAMES J. MARKOWSKY, American Electric Power Service Corp. (retired)

RICHARD A. MESERVE, Carnegie Institution for Science

WARREN F. MILLER, JR., Texas A&M University

FRANKLIN M. (“Lynn”) ORR, JR., Stanford University

LAWRENCE T. PAPAY, PQR LLC

ARISTIDES A.N. PATRINOS, Synthetic Genomics, Inc.

MICHAEL P. RAMAGE, ExxonMobil (retired)

MAXINE L. SAVITZ, Honeywell, Inc. (retired)

ROBERT H. SOCOLOW, Princeton University

JAMES L. SWEENEY, Stanford University

G. DAVID TILMAN, University of Minnesota, St. Paul

C. MICHAEL WALTON, University of Texas at Austin

PANEL ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY TECHNOLOGIES

LESTER B. LAVE, Carnegie Mellon University, Chair

MAXINE L. SAVITZ, Honeywell, Inc. (retired), Vice Chair

R. STEPHEN BERRY, University of Chicago

MARILYN A. BROWN, Georgia Institute of Technology

LINDA R. COHEN, University of California, Irvine

MAGNUS G. CRAFORD, Philips LumiLeds Lighting

PAUL A. DECOTIS, Long Island Power Authority

JAMES DEGRAFFENREIDT, JR., WGL Holdings, Inc.

HOWARD GELLER, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

DAVID B. GOLDSTEIN, Natural Resources Defense Council

ALEXANDER MACLACHLAN, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (retired)

WILLIAM F. POWERS, Ford Motor Company (retired)

ARTHUR H. ROSENFELD, California Energy Commission

DANIEL SPERLING, University of California, Davis

Suggested Citation:"America's Energy Future Project." National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Research Council. 2010. Overview and Summary of America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12943.
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PANEL ON ALTERNATIVE LIQUID TRANSPORTATION FUELS

MICHAEL P. RAMAGE, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (retired), Chair

G. DAVID TILMAN, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Vice Chair

DAVID GRAY, Noblis, Inc.

ROBERT D. HALL, Amoco Corporation (retired)

EDWARD A. HILER, Texas A&M University (retired)

W.S. WINSTON HO, Ohio State University

DOUGLAS R. KARLEN, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

JAMES R. KATZER, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (retired)

MICHAEL R. LADISCH, Purdue University and Mascoma Corporation

JOHN A. MIRANOWSKI, Iowa State University

MICHAEL OPPENHEIMER, Princeton University

RONALD F. PROBSTEIN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

HAROLD H. SCHOBERT, Pennsylvania State University

CHRISTOPHER R. SOMERVILLE, Energy Biosciences Institute

GREGORY STEPHANOPOULOS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

JAMES L. SWEENEY, Stanford University

PANEL ON ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLE RESOURCES

LAWRENCE T. PAPAY, Science Applications International Corporation (retired), Chair

ALLEN J. BARD, University of Texas at Austin, Vice Chair

RAKESH AGRAWAL, Purdue University

WILLIAM L. CHAMEIDES, Duke University

JANE H. DAVIDSON, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

J. MICHAEL DAVIS, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

KELLY R. FLETCHER, General Electric

CHARLES F. GAY, Applied Materials, Inc.

CHARLES H. GOODMAN, Southern Company (retired)

SOSSINA M. HAILE, California Institute of Technology

NATHAN S. LEWIS, California Institute of Technology

KAREN L. PALMER, Resources for the Future

Suggested Citation:"America's Energy Future Project." National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Research Council. 2010. Overview and Summary of America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12943.
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JEFFREY M. PETERSON, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

KARL R. RABAGO, Austin Energy

CARL J. WEINBERG, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (retired)

KURT E. YEAGER, Galvin Electricity Initiative

AMERICA’S ENERGY FUTURE PROJECT DIRECTOR

PETER D. BLAIR, Executive Director, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

AMERICA’S ENERGY FUTURE PROJECT MANAGER

JAMES ZUCCHETTO, Director, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems (BEES)

AMERICA’S ENERGY FUTURE PROJECT STAFF

KEVIN D. CROWLEY, Director, Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board (NRSB), Study Director

DANA G. CAINES, Financial Manager, BEES

SARAH C. CASE, Program Officer, NRSB

ALAN T. CRANE, Senior Program Officer, BEES

GREG EYRING, Senior Program Officer, Air Force Studies Board

K. JOHN HOLMES, Senior Program Officer, BEES

LaNITA JONES, Administrative Coordinator, BEES

STEVEN MARCUS, Editorial Consultant

THOMAS R. MENZIES, Senior Program Officer, Transportation Research Board

EVONNE P.Y. TANG, Senior Program Officer, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources

MADELINE G. WOODRUFF, Senior Program Officer, BEES

E. JONATHAN YANGER, Senior Program Assistant, BEES

Suggested Citation:"America's Energy Future Project." National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Research Council. 2010. Overview and Summary of America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12943.
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Suggested Citation:"America's Energy Future Project." National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Research Council. 2010. Overview and Summary of America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12943.
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Suggested Citation:"America's Energy Future Project." National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Research Council. 2010. Overview and Summary of America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12943.
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Suggested Citation:"America's Energy Future Project." National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Research Council. 2010. Overview and Summary of America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12943.
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