Tuesday, April 5, 2022

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Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee
April 5, 2022


Time Topic Presentation


Tuesday, April 5, 2022


11:00am – 11:15am


Cynthia Friend, The Kavli Foundation BESAC Chair

11:15am – 11:45am

Research Priorities for Science and Energy

Geraldine Richmond, Under Secretary for Science and Innovation

11:45am – 12:00pm

Office of Science Update

Steve Binkley, Acting Director Office of Science

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Office of Basic Energy Sciences Update

Linda Horton, Associate Director
Bruce Garrett, CSGB Division Director
Andrew Schwartz, MSE Division Director

1:00pm – 1:30pm

30-minute Break

1:30pm – 2:00pm

JCESR: Scientific Progress and Technological Impact

George Crabtree, Argonne National Laboratory

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Plant Research Laboratory: Fundamental Mechanisms of Photosynthesis

Christoph Benning, Michigan State

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Roundtable on Foundational Science for Carbon Dioxide Removal Technologies

Krista Walton, Georgia Institute of Technology

3:00pm – 3:30pm

30-minute Break

3:30pm – 4:50pm   Scientific Competitiveness: Challenges in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Workforce Retention 

Panel Lead: Matthew Tirrell, U of Chicago/ANL
NSF Indicators: Vipin Arora & Amy Burke, National Science Foundation 
DOE Update: Julie Carruthers, SC-2 & Gail McLean, BES 

4:50pm – 5:00pm

Public Comment Session