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Online Application Opens:
August 1, 2015

Application Deadline: 
November 2, 2015

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DR. BRUCE AVERILL
U.S. Department of State

Bio
Dr. Bruce Averill currently works at the U.S. Department of State. Previous to his Jefferson Science Fellowship, Dr. Averill was a Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry at the University of Toledo. He also held positions at the University of Amsterdam, Jilin University in China, the University of Sydney, and the University of Virginia. Averill received a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from MIT and a B.S. in Chemistry from Michigan State University. He hold to postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Wisconsin and Brandeis University.

State Department Profile
Dr. Averill worked in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (WHA), focusing on the assessment of geothermal energy resources in Central and South America.  He conducted a detailed study of available geothermal sites, technologies used to exploit geothermal resources, public and private financing mechanisms used to develop geothermal power, mechanisms to address safety and environmental concerns, and energy policies associated with development of geothermal resources.  His findings provided significant input to WHA’s energy strategy.



 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

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