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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Deborah Sunter

Assistant Professor

Deborah Sunter

Assistant Professor

Phone 617-627-2818
Robinson Hall, Science & Engineering Complex
200 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Biography: 

After receiving her doctorate, Deborah Sunter advanced her understanding of energy policy as an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy. Combining her interests in science and policy, she became a postdoctoral fellow in the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory at the University of California-Berkeley, and joined the technical advisory board for CalWave Power Technologies. Using computational modeling and data science techniques, she is able to explore the interface of technology innovation and policy for improved environmental sustainability.

Education: 
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California-Berkeley, 2013
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California-Berkeley, 2008
B.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, 2006
Professional Memberships: 
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
American Solar Energy Society (ASES)