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Michael Webber

Acting Director

As Acting Director of the Energy Institute, Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources, Author, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering...

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Fred Beach

Assistant Director for Policy Studies

Dr. Beach is the Assistant Director for Energy & Technology Policy at the Energy Institute. He is responsible for conducting research and supervising studies...

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Carey King

Assistant Director, Research Scientist

Dr. Carey W King performs interdisciplinary research related to how energy systems interact within the economy and environment as well as how our policy and social...

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Gary Rasp

Communications Director

Gary Rasp has managed the Energy Institute’s communications and public affairs since December 2010. As Communications Director, Gary oversees all...

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Roger Duncan

Research Fellow

Roger Duncan is a Research Fellow with the Energy Institute and a Research Associate at the Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy at The University of Texas at Austin...

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Todd Davidson

Research Associate

Dr. Todd Davidson is a Research Associate in the Energy Institute and the Webber Energy Group at the University of Texas at Austin. Todd’s research...

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Joshua Rhodes

Research Associate

Joshua D. Rhodes, Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in The Webber Energy Group and the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. His current ...

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Dave Tuttle

Research Fellow and Energy Week Coordinator

Dr. Tuttle is a Research Fellow in the Energy Institute at University of Texas at Austin. His lifelong passion in the automotive space...

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Alan Lloyd

Senior Research Fellow

Alan C. Lloyd is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Energy Institute, University of Texas at Austin. The focus of his research...

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Claudia Martinez-Castañón

Executive Assistant to the Director

Claudia is the executive assistant to the director. She serves as the administrative liaison for the Energy Institute and is responsible for managing day-to-day operations, human resources and budgetary issues. Claudia has been with the University since August 1997 and with the Energy Institute since August 2009.

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Christa Hopkins

Administrative Associate

Christa Hopkins provides administrative support for the Energy Institute. After studying urban geography at the University of Texas at Austin, she came to work for the University in 2008. She joined the staff of the Energy Institute in November 2010.

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