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Greg Rau

Senior Research Scientist
University of California, Santa Cruz

Areas of Expertise:

Biofuels, Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Policy, Hydrogen, Water

Carbon and CO2 cycling, impacts, use, mitigation, and policy; Use of theory, measurement, experimentation and modeling to address the preceding topics.

1992 - present, Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz
1985 - 1992, Associate Research Scientist, Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz
1981 – 1983, National Research Council Associate, Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry Laboratory, NASA - Ames Research Center
1979 - 1981, Postdoctoral Scholar, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles

1990 - present, Visiting Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
1981 - 2004,Visiting Scientist, NASA-Ames Research Center
1986 -1988, Visiting Scientist, International Atomic Energy Agency
1985 -1995, Consultant, U.S. Geological Surveyrn1986 Consultant, Kelco Inc.
1985 Consultant, Analytical Technologies Inc.rn1984 Consultant, Aqua Resources Inc.
1981 Affiliated Postgraduate Researcher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
1981 Consultant, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 1981 Consultant, Global Geochemistry Corporation

Ph.D., March, 1979, University of Washington
M.S., December, 1974, University of Washington
B.A., June, 1971, Western Washington University

American Association for the Advancement of Science (Fellow)
American Geophysical Union
American Men and Women of Science
Who's Who in Frontiers of Science and Technology

1979, Research Associateship, Oregon State University
1979, Postdoctoral Scholarship, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
1981, Research Associateship Award, National Research Council
1986, Antarctic Service Medal, National Science Foundation
1997, Elected Fellow of the American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science
2008, Top Five Finalist, ConocoPhillips Energy Prize
2013, Winner, Geoengineering section, MIT Climate CoLab Contest
2013, Co-Winner, Electricity section, MIT Climate CoLab Contest
2013, Finalist, Paul Allen Ocean Challenge

Numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals including: Science, Nature, Deep-Sea, Research, Ecology, Limnology and Oceanography, Paleoceanography, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Marine Ecology - Progress Series, Marine Chemistry

Journal of Geophysical Research Letters, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Geophysical Research Letters, Energy Conversion and Management, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Energy, Environmental Science and Technology, Analytical Chemistry, Nature Climate Change, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Listed as inventor or co-inventor on 5 US patents

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