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Erin Baker

Professor & Faculty Director of The Energy Transition Institute, Renewable energy and social equality @UMass

Erin Baker is a Distinguished Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at University of Massachusetts, Amherst; and the Faculty Director of the Energy Transition Institute, which is focused on stakeholder-engaged research at the intersection of energy technology and social equity. She applies mathematical modeling and economic reasoning to tackle decision making under uncertainty. She investigates how energy justice and technological change can inform our response to climate change.