Kornelis Blok announced as TU Delft | Global Initiative Steering Committee Member

News - 24 June 2021

TU Delft | Global Initiative has appointed TPM prof. Kornelis Blok as member of its Steering Committee. TU Delft | Global Initiative is very pleased to welcome Blok, whose focus is dedicated to transitioning to 100% sustainable energy systems and how that transition can be accelerated.

Kornelis Blok (1956) is professor of Energy Systems Analysis. He studied physics at Utrecht University and received a Ph.D. degree in 1991. In 1984 he was one of the founders of Ecofys, now part of Navigant. He is lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and chairman of the Netherlands Energy Research Alliance (NERA). Blok’s lifelong research interest is the transition to 100% sustainable energy systems. Currently, the focus is on what can be achieved in the medium term (2030 – 2040) and how that transition can be accelerated.

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