S. Julio Friedmann

Program Leader, Carbon Management

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

As Carbon Management Program leader for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Dr. Friedmann leads initiatives and research into carbon capture, carbon storage, and fossil fuel recovery and utilization. Dr. Friedmann has testified before the U.S. House and Senate and several state legislatures and worked with the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Department of Energy, and numerous private companies and NGOs. He is principal co-author on the MIT “Future of Coal Energy” report, the National Petroleum Council report, “Facing Hard Truths,” and the World Resources Institute “CCS Guidelines” report. He has worked in many countries and led technical work at various CCS projects around the world. Dr. Friedmann has worked for ExxonMobil, the University of Maryland, and the Colorado Energy Research Institute at the Colorado School of Mines. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from MIT and his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.