An Evening with Dr. Michael Webber
Monday, May 13
Lecture | 6:00 PM | Omni Theater | $10
Power Trip: The Story of Energy
Based on Dr. Michael Webber’s book, Power Trip: The Story of Energy, and upcoming documentary series, this talk takes a global tour of energy to explain how it is hidden in plain sight, serving as the builder of human civilization and also its greatest threat. With entertaining insights and a big-picture overview of global energy trends mixed in with humorous anecdotes, historical snippets and unexpected examples, Webber’s talk offers a surprising look into the past and future of energy.
Every lecture ticket includes a copy of Dr. Michael Webber’s new book, Power Trip: The Story of Energy, a $20 value.
Reel Refreshments will be open before the lecture to purchase food and beverages.
Check-in for the lecture begins at 5:15 PM. Both the Lantern entrance doors and Omni Theater entrance doors will be open at that time. Parking is available in the Museum Lot at the corner of Harley and Montgomery.
About Dr. Michael Webber
Dr. Michael Webber is based in Paris, France where he serves as the Chief Science and Technology Officer at ENGIE, a global energy & infrastructure services company. Webber is also the Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He was selected as a Fellow of ASME and as a member of the 4th class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars, which is a leadership training program organized by Presidents George W. Bush and William J. Clinton. He was honored as an American Fellow of the German Marshall Fund and an AT&T Industrial Ecology Fellow on four separate occasions by the University of Texas for exceptional teaching.