Episode 41: The future of the industry with Don Paul

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Don Paul, Executive Director of the USC Energy Institute, Professor of Engineering, and holds the William M. Keck Chair of Energy Resources. Dr. Paul discusses intelligent energy, the boom and bust nature of the industry, energy careers, and much more. 

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Biography

Don Paul is Executive Director of the USC Energy Institute, Professor of Engineering, and holds the William M. Keck Chair of Energy Resources. Dr. Paul had a distinguished 33-year career with the Chevron Corporation, retiring as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. He currently serves as a Senior Advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington D.C. and is appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Energy to serve as an academic representative to the National Petroleum Council. He holds B.S., M.S., and PhD degrees from MIT.

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Credits

Interview: Don Paul

Original music by Zach Bridges. 

This episode was hosted, edited, and produced by Andrew Geary. Special thanks to the SEG podcast team: Jennifer Crockett, Ally McGinnis, Mick Swiney, and Adrienne White. 

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