For questions regarding the Institute for Manufacturing Leadership or the Public-Private Stakeholders Symposium:

Sridhar Kota
Herrick Professor of Manufacturing
College of Engineering
University of Michigan

The shale gas boom of recent years, and the accompanying global shift in the energy landscape, presents the U.S. with an opportunity to create jobs and foster economic growth. The U.S. needs a strategic plan and a suite of economically, socially, and environmentally viable policies to responsibly leverage the new abundance of low-cost natural gas, both as fuel and as feedstock for the chemical industry. The University of Michigan’s public-private stakeholders symposium, Implications of Shale Gas on U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness, brought together top decision-makers from the private and public sector to develop a set of policy options aimed at strengthening U.S. manufacturing through sustainable shale gas use. Read more….

Press Release

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