Prof. Efstathios E. (Stathis) Michaelides Department of Engineering, Texas Christian University, USA Speech Title: Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources and Global Sustainability Goals Professor Michaelides holds the Tex Moncrief Chair of Engineering at TCU. Among other honors, he was awarded the Lee Johnson award for teaching excellence at Tulane; a Senior Fulbright Fellowship; the ASME Freeman Scholar award; the Outstanding Researcher award at Tulane; the ASME Fluids Engineering award; the ASME 90th Anniversary FED Medal; and the ASME Edwin F. Church Medal. Professor Michaelides has authored more than 170 journal papers; gave more than 280 presentations in national and international conferences; and has authored seven books. His latest books: Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability, (CRC Press 2018) and Exergy and the Conversion of Energy, (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2021).