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    Emily V. Fischer

    Emily V. Fischer

    NOAA Environmental Fellow: 2011-2013
    PhD Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington
    Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University

    Emily V. Fischer is an atmospheric chemist interested in how air pollutants are transported around the globe and how the atmosphere's self-cleansing capacity will respond to climate change.... Read more about Emily V. Fischer

    Michael Ford

    Michael Ford

    French Environmental Fellow: 2017-2019
    PhD Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
    Current Position: Strategy Development Director, Energy and Global Security, Argonne National Laboratory

    Michael Ford is an engineering and public policy scholar who examines the challenges and opportunities for nuclear energy in contributing to a low-carbon energy future.... Read more about Michael Ford

    Christopher Golden

    Christopher Golden

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2011-2013
    PhD Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Planetary Health, T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    Chris Golden is an ecologist and epidemiologist interested in the interface of ecosystem service provisioning and human health, specifically in the context of global trends in biodiversity loss and ecosystem transformation.... Read more about Christopher Golden

    Pedram Hassanzadeh

    Pedram Hassanzadeh

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2013-2015
    PhD Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Rice University

    Pedram is a fluid dynamicist interested in climate dynamics and in particular the effect of climate change on extreme weather events.... Read more about Pedram Hassanzadeh

    Evan Hepler-Smith

    Evan Hepler-Smith

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2016-2018
    PhD History of Science, Princeton University
    Current Position: Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of History, Duke University

    Evan Hepler-Smith is a historian of science who studies the management of data and information in the chemical sciences and chemical regulation.... Read more about Evan Hepler-Smith

    Garth Heutel

    Garth Heutel

    Kernan Brothers Environmental Fellow: 2007-2009
    PhD Economics, University of Texas-Austin, 2007
    Current Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Economics, Georgia State University

    Garth Heutel is an economist who studies the dynamic interactions between environmental policies and economic issues.... Read more about Garth Heutel

    Valeriy Ivanov

    Valeriy Ivanov

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2006-2007
    PhD Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT, 2006
    Current Position: Professor, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Valeriy Ivanov is a hydrologist interested in how climate and topography affect water, energy, and vegetation dynamics in natural landscapes.... Read more about Valeriy Ivanov

    Rafael Jaramillo

    Rafael Jaramillo

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2009-2011
    PhD Experimental Physics, University of Chicago, 2008
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, MIT

    Rafael Jaramillo is a solid state physicist who feels an imperative to work to develop sources of energy for our economy that are sufficient, safe, and renewable. As a physicist with an engineering background he also has deep interests in the science that it will take to achieve this goal.

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    Jesse Jenkins

    HUCE Environmental Fellow: 2018-2019
    PhD Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Institute for Data Systems and Society
    Current Position: Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University

    Jesse Jenkins harnesses optimization methods and empirical data to improve planning, operations, regulation, and policy in the rapidly evolving electricity sector. He focuses in particular on two important trends: the transition to zero-carbon power systems and the proliferation of distributed energy resources.... Read more about Jesse Jenkins

    Alex Johnson

    Alex Johnson

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2006-2008
    PhD Physics, Harvard University, 2005
    Current Position: Founder, Plotly

    Alex Johnson is a physicist who will use his experimental and theoretical skills to design, build, and test a new generation of fuel cells that might be used to power portable electronics or cars.... Read more about Alex Johnson

    Christopher Jones

    Christopher Jones

    Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2009-2011
    PhD History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennyslvania, 2009
    Current Position: Assistant Director of Graduates Studies and Associate Professor, History, Arizona State University

    Christopher Jones is a historian interested in the intersections between energy, technology, and the environment.... Read more about Christopher Jones