Robert H. Williams
He graduated from Yale University with a BS in physics in 1962, and from University of California, Berkeley with a PhD, in theoretical plasma physics, in 1967. He taught at University of Michigan, Physics Department, in 1970. In 1972, he became Chief Scientist with the Ford Foundation's Energy Policy Project.
- 1988 Leo Szilard Award for Physics in the Public Interest 
- 1991 Sadi Carnot Award
- 1993 MacArthur Fellows Program
- 2000 Volvo Environment Prize 
- "A Renewables-Intensive Global Energy Scenario", Renewable energy: sources for fuels and electricity, Editors Thomas B. Johansson, Laurie Burnham, Island Press, 1993, ISBN 978-1-55963-138-9