This week's featured speaker at the UT Energy Symposium is Barbara Burger, President of Technology Ventures at Chevron. Her talk is titled "Lessons and Insights from a Career in Energy."
Barbara Burger, Ph.D., joined Chevron in 1987 and is currently the president of Chevron Technology Ventures, an organization that champions innovation and the integration of emerging technologies into Chevron.
Barbara holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Rochester, a doctoral degree in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology and an academic honor MBA in finance from the University of California, Berkeley.
She joined the University of Rochester Board of Trustees in 2015 and is a member of the university’s River Campus Libraries National Council and the George Eastman Circle, the university’s leadership annual giving society. In 2012, she established the Barbara J. Burger Endowed Scholarship in the Sciences to support students pursuing degrees in biology, chemistry, earth and environmental sciences, or physics.
Among her many civic and industry affiliations, Barbara serves as an executive director for the Houston Technology Center and is a governing board director, member of the Executive Committee and chair of the Finance Committee of the Houston Symphony Society. She is also a member of the external advisory council for National Renewable Energy Laboratory, on the governing board for the MIT Energy Initiative and is a member of MIT’s Visiting Committee.
The UT Energy Symposium meets every Thursday during the long semesters. Come early to attend a networking session before the talk: refreshments will be served at 4:45 p.m. in the POB Connector Lobby outside the auditorium.
Thursday, November 2 at 5:15pm to 6:15pm
Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building (POB), 2.302
201 24TH ST E, Austin, Texas 78712