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Seminar 3 - The Pacific Region Can Lead the World in Sustainable Energy

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Japan-Pacific ICT Centre

Laucala Campus

The University of the South Pacific

Suva, Central Division

Fiji

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Speaker: Dr. Gong Ping Yeh - Chairman of the Global Innovation Centre, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Department of Energy, US.

Dr Yeh’s scientific work includes the discovery of an elementary particle called Top Quark, pioneering large scale super-computing using Linux, and creating new Particle Therapy centres for treating tumor patients in Illinois, Taiwan, and other places.

He is invited annually to the Science and Technology in Society Forum, the World Science Forum, and other gatherings of leaders worldwide for solving the world’s biggest challenges including energy, water, food, health, environment, and education. He has been serving internationally as an advisor for sustainable energy in many countries.

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Sustainable Energy is the greatest human challenge, responsibility, opportunity, and endeavor. Renewable energies greatly benefit national and world security, economy, environment, education, water, food, health, and vital keys to reducing global warming and climate change. Organisations, companies, institutions, universities, governments, and countries worldwide are moving forward to use renewable energies. Tremendous progress in solar energy, Wind power, Hydropower, Bio fuels, Electric Vehicles, Batteries, Hydrogen fuel, Energy Storage, Electric Grids, Ocean energies, Geothermal, other renewable energies, and improving energy efficiencies will continue in the next decades. The 21st Century is the Century of Sustainable Energy. The Pacific Island Countries can lead the wonderful World Energy Transformation.


For enquiries, please contact Professor Jito Vanualailai, the Director of Research, tel: 3232661 or email: jito.vanualailai@usp.ac.fj.

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Suva, Central Division

Fiji

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