After opening the season with a pair of one-point losses to top-15 opponents, Stanford has been clutch on both ends of the field. The Cardinal’s 2-1 win over the Crimson marks the halfway point of a road trip in which No. 18 Stanford (4-2, 0-0 America East) will next visit New Hampshire.
On Monday, Energy Capital Partners founder Douglas Kimmelman ’82 discussed California’s contribution to carbon dioxide emissions, the true cost of the United States’ renewable energy and the global role of fossil fuels.
In a Monday afternoon presentation on his new book, “Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet,” Varun Sivaram ’11 stressed current constraints on solar power and three types of innovation — financial innovation, technological innovation and systemic innovation — that he believes are key to sustaining solar energy’s rise to dominance.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) presented its annual Turing Award to former Stanford President John Hennessy in honor of his work designing efficient computer architectures that advanced the microprocessing industry.