Senior Policy Analyst

California Public Utilities Commission

Speaking At:
The Water-Energy Nexus
June 25, 2013 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 147B
Topic: Energy

Mr. White is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Policy and Planning Division of the California Public Utilities Commission. Trained as a decision scientist, Mr. White works as an internal strategy consultant to the Commission and focuses on the energy-water nexus, and utility network security. Prior to joining the CPUC, Mr. White spent 5 years as a mathematician at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab and developed economic models for future grid scenarios. Before that he was a senior research associate at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and developed energy efficiency standards for the Department of Energy. In the first part of his career Mr. White was an Engineering Physicist at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center where he was responsible for running experimental physics programs of the “Linac” – acknowledged at the time as “The World’s Most Complex Machine”.  Mr. White has a BA in Physics from Hampshire College and a Masters in Engineering Economic Systems and Operations Research from Stanford University and is a member of the Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences.