Energy & the Environment

Dr. Alexander Cannara

11 a.m., September 8, 2019

Dr. Alexander Cannara will explain why energy from fire must go and what sensible replacements can be. Everyone who has lived in an urban environment has experienced smog-related bad air days. Have you ever wondered why an “intelligent” species like ours has stayed with fossil fuels long after we had the technical knowledge to move on?

The forum will start with a short video and allow time to discuss the video and have your related questions answered. After that, additional facts will be presented and more questions taken.

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Dr. Cannara is an Electrical Engineer and educator with expertise in a wide variety of topics related to energy production, computer systems, climate/ocean change and the ‘what’ and ‘why’ of actions we need to take to restore and preserve our environment. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University in Mathematical Methods in Educational Research and MS degrees in both EE and Statistics. He is married with three children and resides in Menlo Park, CA. His contact information is 650-400-3071 &

After the Forum, please join us for a lunch at 12:30pm. The lunch is complimentary for first-time visitors and students.

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