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Stuart Macmillan is a Precourt Energy Scholar and Adjunct Professor at Stanford University. Since joining Stanford in 2009 as a Consulting Professor, Stuart has contributed to a broad range of Precourt Institute for Energy initiatives, including the Global Energy Climate Project, Energy@Stanford & SLAC and the Energy Transformation Collaborative (ETC). Currently, he co-teaches an interdisciplinary, project-based series focused on developing scalable solutions to the world’s most vital systems. Prior to joining the Precourt Institute, Stuart was a Chief Scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). He has been the founder and on the founding teams of numerous technology ventures, including a Fortune 500 AI research lab (FMC), a leading energy systems research capability (ESI, iiESI) and foundational Internet technology divisions (JavaSoft). Stuart joined Sun Microsystems, a Stanford incubated company, after completing his M.S. and Ph.D. at Stanford University.