Prof. David Keith

Prof. David Keith, Speaker at C2 Montréal 2019
Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School & Founder of Carbon Engineering

David’s hardware engineering projects include the first interferometer for atoms, a high-accuracy infrared spectrometer for NASA’s ER-2 stratosphere aircraft, and currently, CO2 capture pilot plants for Carbon Engineering and the gondola for the Stratospheric Controlled Perturbation Experiment (SCoPEx).

The climate scientist

Prof. David Keith is an environmental scientist who is driving the development of, and conversation around, pioneering tech solutions for combating climate change. David has worked at the intersection of climate science, energy technology and public policy for 25 years, and is leading the creation of a solar geoengineering research initiative at Harvard. He is also the founder of Carbon Engineering, a company developing direct air capture (DAC) technology for converting atmospheric CO2 into clean, carbon-neutral synthetic fuels.

More about David and links to projects