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Marjorie Alfs
Program Manager, Stanford Energy 3.0
(650) 498-4088

Marjorie manages the Stanford Energy 3.0 Program and is responsible for executing and supporting its operations; responds to requests from member companies and professors; ensures a sustained level of engagement between professors, grad students, and member companies; plans events ranging from small meetings to large conferences; administers a fellow-mentor-advisor program; arranges graduate student recruiting events; manages the Stanford Energy 3.0 budget and financial transactions; invoices members and tracks payments; maintains the company and people database; provides support for international and US visiting scholars; and assures that members receive invitations to all appropriate Stanford events.

Marjorie started at Stanford in 2002 as the fellowship administrator for the John Gardner Fellowship program and the Campus Coordinator for the Stanford in Washington program at the Haas Center for Public Service. She then spent 5 years as the Programs and Administration Manager for the Center for Integrated Systems, an industry affiliate program under the School of Engineering. Prior to joining Stanford, Marjorie worked as a contracts administrator and marketing communications administrator for various high tech Silicon Valley companies. Marjorie earned her BA in American History from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her MBA from San Jose State University.

Jim Chen
Managing Director, Stanford Energy 3.0
(650) 723-2019

Jim Chen is responsible for developing and managing Stanford Energy 3.0 engagements for corporations and other organizations that have an interest in Stanford’s research, faculty, and graduate students in energy and energy-related areas. He has a broad background in energy and technology, specializing in technology and product development. He has held technical positions at Lawrence Berkeley Labs, GTE Labs, and AT&T Bell Labs, and technology executive positions at both starts-ups and Fortune 500 companies, including FormFactor and Eaton. He received his PhD degree from MIT and his MS degree from the University of California, Berkeley both in materials science and engineering, and his BS degree from the University of California, Berkeley in electrical engineering.