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Paul Falkowski

Paul G. Falkowski

Bennett Smith Professor of Business and Natural Resources

BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background:

Ph. D. in Biology, University of British Columbia.  Worked for 23 years at Brookhaven National Laboratory studying primary production and climate in the oceans.  In 1998 I moved to Rutgers University where I direct the Rutgers Energy Institute.

ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?:

My research focus is on alternative energy production and energy policy.

LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?  

New Brunswick, New Jersey – USA

IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of the activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?

Working at a university, the primary product of our endeavors is brains.  We educate the inventors, entrepreneurs and policy makers of the future.

QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you:

Every crisis provides an opportunity for society to rise to the occasion.