Translational Talk
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CSU Translational Medicine Institute
4:00 pm
Translational Medicine Institute  
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You’re invited!

Please join us for the next Translational Talk on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at 4 – 6:30 p.m. MT

Session Title: Automotive innovation to decarbonize the environment: momentum and barriers to translation

Session Description: The global automotive industry is at a historic crossroads as it grapples with infrastructure, regulatory and social challenges while implementing change. In this session, an automotive executive and two CSU scientists explore innovations in propulsion technology and the hurdles they must overcome to find success.

Where:          Translational Medicine Institute

2350 Gillette Drive, Fort Collins, CO

Grand Event Hall, 3rd Floor (TMI 330)

Fort Collins, CO 80523

Transfort bus stop number is #1638 for VTH/Tennis Center

and via Zoom


Please Register for this session: Here


4:00 – 4:20 p.m. Matt Ritter, Vice President, Vehicle Planning and Logistics, Subaru. “Logistical barriers to vehicle innovation and implementation”

4:20 – 4:40 p.m. Amy Prieto, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer/Founder, Prieto Battery, Inc.; Professor, chemistry department, Colorado State University. “Innovative battery technology: optimizing performance, scaling up, and minimizing environmental impact”

4:40 – 5:00 p.m. Bryan Willson, Ph.D., Executive Director, Energy Institute; Presidential Chair for Energy Innovation; Professor of Mechanical Engineering. “Back to the future: decarbonizing industry”

5:00 – 5:20 p.m. Questions & discussion

5:20 – 6:30 p.m. Networking reception


Translational Talks are free and open to the public; please feel free to forward this email to others who may be interested.

Special thanks to Subaru of America, Inc., Prieto Battery, Inc., the CSU Chemistry Department, the CSU Energy Institute, the CSU Mechanical Engineering Department and TMI for their collaboration on this session of Translational Talks!