Aimee Curtright

Physical Scientist and Associate Research Department Director of the Engineering and Applied Sciences Department

RAND Corporation

Speaking At:
Climate Change Energy Outlook: Near and Far Solutions
18 June 2014 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 147A
Topic: Climate Change

Aimee Curtright is a physical scientist and the associate research department director of the Engineering and Applied Sciences Department at RAND Corporation. She works primarily in the areas of energy policy and technology assessment, and has studied the technical and economic barriers to co-firing biomass with coal as a near-term strategy to reduce the GHG-intensity of the electricity sector. Her other recent work includes studying the health, environmental, and economic implications of shale gas resource development in the U.S., and understanding the international landscape of RD&D in carbon capture and storage technologies. Her past experience includes postdoctoral research at Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Engineering and Public Policy and research in microbattery fabrication at the U.S. Naval Research Lab. Curtright received her Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.