Energy

Chiara Lo Prete

Chiara Lo Prete

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2012-2014
PhD Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Current Position: Associate Professor of Energy Economics, The Pennsylvania State University

Chiara Lo Prete is an energy economist who studies issues involved in the design and regulation of electricity markets.... Read more about Chiara Lo Prete

Alex Wissner-Gross

Alex Wissner-Gross

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2008-2010
PhD Physics, Harvard University, 2007
Current Position: President and Chief Scientist, Gemedy and Managing Director, Reified

Alex Wissner-Gross is a condensed matter physicist whose broad research interests concern the science and technology of programmable media, with a recent focus on the intersection of computation, energy, and the environment.... Read more about Alex Wissner-Gross

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

Nicole Smith Downey

Nicole Smith Downey

Beagle Environmental Fellow: 2006-2008
PhD Environmental Science and Engineering, Cal Tech, 2006
Current Position: Owner and Principal Consultant, Earth System Sciences, LLC

Nicole Smith Downey has examined the uptake of molecular hydrogen by soils and received her PhD in environmental science and engineering from the California Institute of Technology. She worked on an integrated model of the terrestrial biogeochemical cycle of mercury.... Read more about Nicole Smith Downey

Elizabeth Landis

Elizabeth Landis

Henson Environmental Fellow: 2010-2012
PhD Chemistry, University of Wisconsin
Current Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, College of the Holy Cross

Beth Landis is a materials chemist who is interested in applying surface chemistry to solar energy collection and storage.... Read more about Elizabeth Landis

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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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

Jacob Krich

Jacob Krich

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2009-2011
PhD Physics, Harvard University
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa

Jacob Krich is a theoretical condensed matter physicist interested in the quantum mechanical properties of materials at the nanoscale, and especially on applications of these properties to clean energy science.... Read more about Jacob Krich

Prineha Narang

Prineha Narang

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2016-2017
PhD Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Computational Materials Science, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Prineha Narang is a physicist and material scientist interested in the theoretical fundamentals of nanoscale energy transfer.... Read more about Prineha Narang

Sebastian D. Eastham

Sebastian D. Eastham

NOAA Climate and Global Change Fellow: 2015-2017
PhD Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT
Current Position: Research Scientist, Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment, MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Sebastian David Eastham is an environmental scientist interested in the transport and impacts of pollutants and trace species over long distances through the atmosphere.... Read more about Sebastian D. Eastham

Kelsey Sakimoto

Kelsey Sakimoto

Ziff Environmental Fellow: 2016-2018
PhD Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
Current Position: Founder and Science Director, Kula Bio

Kelsey Sakimoto is a chemist interested in the sustainable production of fertilizer and beneficial soil microorganisms through solar energy for use in modern agriculture.... Read more about Kelsey Sakimoto

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