Vaclav Smil

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Vaclav Smil



Distinguished Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies University of Manitoba

Vaclav Smil is Distinguished Professor at the University of Manitoba and the author of over 30 books, most recently Prime Movers of Globalization: The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines. His interdisciplinary research encompasses energy, environment, food, population, economics, history and public policy studies. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and has lectured widely in North America, Europe and Asia.