Sam's academic, and now professional, work is focused on understanding how to deliver reliable, widespread, and deep reductions in energy consumption. He recognizes consumption as driven by technological, social, cultural, and economic factors and sees significant opportunities in applying interdisciplinary approaches to energy efficiency programs. Sam received his PhD in Energy and Resources from UC Berkeley in the fall of 2013. He also holds a masters in Building Science from UC Berkeley. He studied physics as an undergraduate at Wesleyan University (1993-1997) and founded a software consulting firm (2000 to present) specializing in developing custom web-based software utilizing agile software methodologies.
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