Congressional Fellow Profile
Daniel L. Sanchez is an engineer and energy systems analyst studying energy technology, innovation, and climate policy. He is interested in the deployment and commercialization of technologies that significantly reduce energy-related CO2 emissions or remove CO2 from the atmosphere. Daniel’s work and engagement spans the academic, nongovernmental, and governmental sectors. He recently completed a postdoctoral research fellowship with the Carnegie Institution for Science working with Drs. Chris Field and Katharine Mach. Daniel has previously held positions with the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), Green for All, and the California Public Utilities Commission. He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. from the Energy and Resources Group at the University of California-Berkeley, and a B.S.E. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
Policy Interests: Energy, climate, environment, conservation (land-use and agriculture), innovation, and infrastructure
Area of Specialization: Energy technology, climate policy, technology commercialization, energy systems modeling, carbon capture and sequestration, bioenergy