Rajan Gupta, Ph.D. from the Nuclear and Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory presented at talk at Zimmerman Library in April titled, "Geospatial Cognition and Understanding of Global Energy Systems."

His talk described the Global Energy Observatory Gupta is planning to build with public participation to create a comprehensive picture of the world's energy systems.  He wants to understand regional variations, choices and needs and to follow their full cycle from sources to generation to use to impacts.  His purpose is to help accelerate the transition to cheap and clean energy for the global population.

Gupta is a theoretical physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory and a Laboratory fellow.  He came to the U.S. in 1975 after obtaining his Master's in Physics from Delhi University, India and earned his Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from the California Institute of Technology.

For more listen: Gupta's talk.
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