Prof. Daniel Schrag
Daniel Schrag is the Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology and professor of environmental science and engineering at Harvard University where he serves as director of the Center for the Environment. He also co-directs the Program on Science, Technology, and Public Policy at the Belfer Center for Science and International affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School. Dan’s interests include climate change, energy technology, and energy policy, and he has worked on a range of issues in energy technology and policy including advanced technologies for low-carbon transportation fuel, carbon capture and storage, and risks and opportunities of shale gas. He was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2000. He served on President Obama’s Council of Advisors for Science and Technology (PCAST) from 2009 – 2017, contributing to many reports to the president including those on energy technology and national energy policy, agricultural preparedness, climate change, and STEM education.