Dr. Michael E. Webber is based in Paris, France where he serves as the Chief Science and Technology Officer at ENGIE, a global energy & infrastructure services company. Dr. Webber is also the Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources at the University of Texas at Austin. His expertise spans research and education at the convergence of engineering, policy, and commercialization on topics related to innovation, energy, and the environment.
A successful entrepreneur, Dr. Webber was one of three founders in 2015 for an educational technology startup, DISCO Learning Media, which was acquired in 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts from University of Texas, and Master of Science and Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. He was honored as an American Fellow of the German Marshall Fund and an AT&T Industrial Ecology Fellow on four separate occasions by the University of Texas for exceptional teaching.