It's exciting to see the MIT Energy Club's first round of alumni enter the energy industry and start to make an impact.
Both Alissa Jones, Mech Eng MS '07 and Energy Club EnergyNight Chair/MIT Energy Conference Logistics Director, and Joel Conkling, Sloan '07 alum and fromer Energy Club Treasurer, are joining McKinsey's growing energy practice (Alissa in Atlanta, Joel in Houston)... Brian Walsh, Sloan '07 and Managing Director of MIT Energy Conference '07, is working as a Senior Associate at S.F.-based clean technology venture firm, Nth Power.... Nick Cravalho, Sloan '07, has accepted a position in product management at at Miasole, an SF Bay Area thin film solar firm working on CIGS..... Keith Peltzman, Sloan' 07 and MIT Energy Conference Solar Panel Lead two years in a row ('06/'07), will be starting his own solar design/installation firm in the Philadelphia, PA area..... Kristian Bodek, TPP MS '07 and two time Energy Club Vice President, has just accepted a position at Cambridge Energy Research Associates.... David Danielson, PhD '07 Mat Sci and founder of the MIT Energy Club and MIT Energy Conference, has accepted a position as a Senior Associate in venture firm General Catalyst Partners' Energy Practice.... Anthony Fotopoulos, Sloan '07 and MIT Energy Conference '06 Biofuels Panel Lead, has accepted a position at photovoltaics installer/integrator Conergy, in Colorado.... Greg Singleton, outgoing Energy Club president, will be working as a Research Analyst at Point Carbon's U.S. office in Washington, DC. Point Carbon is a leading suscription based carbon markets news provider and consultancy.
Other Recent Graduates:
Mike Berlinski, TPP MS alum and founding Energy Club Vice President is working at G.E. Energy Financial Services in CT under another prominent MIT energy alum and former CERA rockstar Steve Taub.... Lori Simpson, TPP MS alum and MIT Energy Conference '06 Nuclear Power Panel Lead, is now working at Constellation Energy Commodities Group in Baltimore, MD under Group CTO and another prominent MIT energy alum, Group CFO Andrew Good.... Mark Bohm, TPP MS alum and MIT Energy Conference '06 Clean Carbon Panel Lead, is currently working at BC Hydro, British Columbia's dominant electric power provider and utility.... Salem Esber, TPP MS and former Energy Club Discussion Chair, is currently working at PA Consulting, an energy consulting firm, in Denver, CO.... Libby Wayman, Mech Eng ME alum and founding Secretary of the Energy Club, has co-founded Promethean Power, an MIT solar thermal technology start-up focused on providing electric power and cooling to the developing world using locally available infrastructure (She is currently working for the company in Lesotho in Africa)... Nol Browne, Sloan '06 alum and co-founder of the MIT Energy Conference, is currently working in business development at Evergreen Solar, a Marlborough MA-based solar module manufacturer based upon the technology of MIT Mech Eng Prof Emmanuel Sachs... Also, I just found out that Nick McKenna, recent ESD PhD alum and founding treasurer of the Energy Club, is making a move from McKinsey's Houston Office to ConocoPhilips, and is very excited about it....
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