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David Babson

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Transportation and Climate Division

Areas of Expertise:

Biofuels, Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Climate Change, Environmental Policy, GHGs, Infrastructure, Liquid Fuels, Regulation, Renewables

David Babson is a AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow in the Transportation and Climate Division at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) where he analyzes biofuel technologies and science policy related to the Renewable Fuel Standard and other EPA initiatives aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. He has worked on designing and studying sustainable biofuel systems for the Department of Defense at the Naval Research Laboratory, and as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Minnesota's Biotechnology Institute. Dr. Babson holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a PhD in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from Rutgers University.