UC Riverside will be unveiling its new Center for Renewable Natural Gas at its May 17th Renewable Natural Gas Symposium. The keynote speaker will be Ryan McCarthy ’10, who is currently the Science and Technology Policy Advisor to Chair Mary Nichols of the California Air Resources Board.
McCarthy’s placement during his CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellowship was with the Office of Assemblymember Wilmer Amina Carter (D-Rialto). Prior to his year in Sacramento, McCarthy received his MS and PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from UC Davis and his bachelors in Structural Engineering from UC San Diego. He was appointed to the California Air Resources Board as Science and Technology Policy Advisor by Governor Jerry Brown.
The UCR Center for Renewable Natural Gas is part of the Bourns College of Engineering and its Center for Environmental Research & Technology (CE-CERT). The center’s aims to accelerate the commercial-scale production and utilization of renewable natural gas (RNG), and a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the symposium will commemorate its launch.
“Mitigating Short Lived Climate Pollutants – RNG’s Role”
2017 Renewable Natural Gas Symposium and UCR Center for Renewable Natural Gas Ribbon Cutting
Center for Environmental Research & Technology
UC Riverside Bourns College of Engineering
May 17th, 2017 | 11:30 a.m. Pacific
Join UC Riverside CE-CERT for an in-depth discussion of Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) adoption from lab to market. Panel discussions will include Utility Scale Power to Gas and Thermochemical RNG Production in California.
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