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World Energy Transformation Lecture May 5: Physicist Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh of the Fermi Lab

Photo contributed by Dr. G.P. Yeh.

Photo contributed by Dr. G.P. Yeh.

Dr. Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh, world renowned high energy physicist, will be speaking at the Library of Congress on Thursday, May 5, 2015. His lecture, World Energy Transformation: Asia and Beyond, will address sustainable energy and improving energy efficiencies. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Science Technology & Business Division and the LC Asian American Association in honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage month.

Dr. Yeh has been a high energy physicist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy since 1985. He is also a member of Academia Sinica in Taiwan, where he was born. Dr. Yeh obtained his Bachelor of Science from MIT, M.S. from Caltech, and a Ph.D. from MIT. One of his most notable contributions was the discovery of the Top Quark. His current research in sustainable energy includes wind, solar, biofuels, electric vehicles, and ocean energy.

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016

Time: 11:30-12:30 p.m.

Place: Mary Pickford Theater, 3rd Floor, James Madison Building, the Library of Congress

Individuals requiring accommodations for this event are requested to submit a request at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or [email protected]

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For more info on sustainable energy, please see the Department of Energy’s website at: http://energy.gov/science-innovation/energy-sources/renewable-energy.

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2 Comments

  1. Ginta Rubin
    April 30, 2016 at 2:08 pm

    I admire Dr. GP Yeh work and tenacity to encourage Word leaders to make a difference in our approach on how we use natural resources.

    Thank you, Dr. GP

  2. Dr. John N. Kalaras, Ph.D.
    May 8, 2016 at 8:00 am

    As long as Dr. G.P. Yeh is alive and attempts to solve the World’s energy problem, there is hope for humanity. He has already brought tangible benefits to several countries and he is on his way to do more.
    Thank you Dr. G.P.

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