Elizabeth (Beth) Zeitler, Associate Director, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Beth is Associate Board Director of the Board on Energy and Environmental Systems at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Across the Academies, she leads consensus studies to inform government, private and public sector decision-makers on key areas of domestic and global energy policy, such as technologies for vehicle energy efficiency, the future of the electric system, and technical and policy needs for deep decarbonization. She has previously led and supported projects on vehicle technologies; carbon utilization; the future of electrochemistry; technology and policy needs for the electric grid; energy system decarbonization; data, modeling and simulation for urban sustainability; electric vehicle deployment; and energy resource potential on DOE lands. Beth received a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Princeton in 2014, and has previously served as a Christine Mirzayan Fellow at the Academies and as an AAAS STPF Fellow at the U.S. foreign assistance agency, the Millennium Challenge Corporation.