Scott Institute for Energy Innovation

Distinguished Lecture by Director of the Climate Analysis and Strategies Center, Britney J. McCoy

September 07, 2021

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Details

Hear from Britney J. McCoy, CMU alumna, in her new role as the Director of the Climate Analysis and Strategies Center, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality.

This event is free and open to the public. A Zoom webinar link will be sent to registered email addresses.

Speaker Bio

Britney McCoy is the Director of the Climate Analysis and Strategies Center within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality (OTAQ). In this role she is responsible for leading OTAQ’s future-focused thinking regarding climate pollutants and advanced clean transportation technology options to achieve significant greenhouse gas reductions from transportation sources in the medium and long term. Britney specializes in advanced clean technology opportunities in transportation, diesel engine after-treatment retrofits, EPA’s Clean School Bus Program, and black carbon emissions in the Arctic.

As the Director of Educational Experiences for STEMLY, a nonprofit advocacy organization, she works to create bridges to STEM fields for underrepresented student populations in Washington, D.C. Her life’s motto is “I’m simply trying to create some meaning out of life while improving the environment and changing lives at the same time.” She holds a Ph.D. in Engineering & Public Policy and a M.S. in Environmental Management and Science from Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.A. in Engineering and Government & Law from Lafayette College.