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Kathleen Kennedy

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Kathleen Kennedy is a assistant research professor at the Center for Global Sustainability. She received her PhD in Materials Science from Caltech in 2021. Her graduate research focused on energy systems modeling and analysis of corrosion in solar fuel devices under the supervision of Prof. Nate Lewis. Her work has been published in Nano Letters, The Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS), The Journal of Physical Chemistry, and Langmuir. She received her undergraduate degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Columbia University in 2016.

Areas of Interest
  • Macro-energy systems; energy transition; energy policy; sustainable development

Rising to meet the ambition set out by our global climate commitments demands accelerated actions and commitments between all actors across our society: states, cities, businesses, universities, faith groups, and more. These sum-of-society actors have incredible leverage to impact the trajectory of greenhouse gas emissions, innovate across our economy, and accelerate the speed of the global clean energy transition.

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School Authors: Morgan Edwards, Kathleen Kennedy

Other Authors: Eugenie Dugoua, Alejandro Nuñez-Jimenez, Destenie Nock, Stephanie Arcusa, Sergio Castellanos, Michael R. Davidson, Clara Galeazzi, Xue Gao, Michelle Graff , Eleftheria Kontou, Priyank Lathwal, Mirko Musa, Eric O’Rear, S. Sivaranjani, Jingjing Zhang, Qianru Zhu