Samuel M. Greene
Current Place of Residence: Spring Green, WI
University: University of Chicago
Other Information: Samuel M. Greene, Spring Green, is a senior at the University of Chicago who will graduate with a B.Sc. in chemistry and an M.Sc. in physical chemistry. A Goldwater Scholar and junior member of Phi Beta Kappa, he has conducted research demonstrating the feasibility of a new material able to catalyze a chemical reaction to convert organic material to biofuel. He has also done research relating to ice-encapsulated methane, and for the U.S. Department of Energy relating to uncertainties in quantities of radioactive materials. Sam is deeply interested in developing innovative renewal energy technology as well as inspiring others to reduce emissions. He has lifelong interest in Zen Buddhism and leads Zen training.