Carmen Best graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2004 with a master’s degree in Land Resources and a certificate in Energy Analysis and Policy from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and is now the Vice President of Policy and Emerging Markets at an energy software start-up called Recurve.
Adria Brooks graduated in August of 2020 from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a PhD in Electrical Engineering and a certificate in Energy Analysis and Policy and is already in an exciting career path at the Department of Energy through the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowship program.
After graduating from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2005 with a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a certificate in Energy Analysis and Policy, Holly Burnett’s career has spanned multiple countries and several roles as an engineer, technical consultant, business development leader, and mentor in the renewable energy industry.
As a Research Analyst at Slipstream, Maddie Koolbeck enjoys the breadth of her work in energy and the mission-driven approach of her projects. A graduate of the La Follette School of Public Affairs with a certificate in Energy Analysis and Policy (EAP), she found the EAP program an important part of her professional development at UW–Madison and encourages current students to make the most of the program’s resources.
Eric O’Shaughnessy earned a Master of Public Affairs, certificate in Energy Analysis and Policy (EAP), and PhD in Environment and Resources from UW–Madison and works as an independent renewable energy research analyst for clients including NREL, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the World Resources Institute, focusing on solar energy.