Dr. Mike Gallagher ’68  is Senior Advisor and Former President & Chief Operating Officer of Westport Innovations in Vancouver, BC.  In July, he testified as part of a panel before the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Natural Gas as a Transportation.  Click here to view the archived webcast.  Mike’s comments are about 36:52 into the webcast.  The link below his name provides a print copy of his report.

Mike was also quoted in The New York Times on August 1. Click here to read the article, A Glimpse of the Alternative Fuel Future.

And, from Mike’s Westport newsletter:   “Natural Gas an Important Fuel for the U.S. Transportation Sector: National Petroleum Council Report VANCOUVER, Aug. 2, 2012 /CNW/ – The largest study of alternative fuel options for on-road transportation in the United States has concluded that natural gas is a promising fuel from both an economic and technology perspective.

Released August 1, the National Petroleum Council’s Report “Advancing Technology for America’s Transportation Future” is the result of two years of work examining the potential for a variety of fuels and technologies for both light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles.”

Again, thank you to the Class of 1968 newsletter for class updates.