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Aven Satre-Meloy

2016 Research Fellow

Aven Satre-Meloy is pursuing a Master’s degree in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute. Aven’s research examines the drivers of household energy consumption in the California Bay Area, focusing specifically on how energy literacy and personal values impact energy behaviors. Aven worked with a team at Oxford to reduce the university’s carbon footprint through innovative energy efficiency projects.

Aven has also conducted research on African urban energy markets in Tanzania and received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in Turkey. Prior to graduate school, he worked for Mosaic, a clean energy start-up in the California Bay Area, and interned at the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change.

Aven is attending Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship. He received a BS in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Santa Clara University.

Research Focus: 
Utility Scale Solar PV
Building Automation Systems
Smart Thermostats
Specialties: environmental management, energy literacy, energy efficiency, demand response, smart grids
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