Scott Burger is a PhD Candidate in the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society at MIT and a Technology Investment Advisor to PRIME Coalition. Scott's research at MIT focuses on developing computational models to explore the economics of 21st century power systems. Scott is an MIT Energy Fellow and was a researcher on MIT’s Utility of the Future Project.
Scott has previously served as the Managing Director of the MIT Clean Energy Prize, the Director of Operations for PRIME Coalition, the Director of Engineering for Circular Energy, and as an Analyst with GTM Research. Scott holds a B.S. with distinction in Chemical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, and an S.M. in Technology and Policy from MIT.
Scott has served on the selection committee for numerous energy accelerators and business plan competitions. Scott was named as a Future Energy Leader by IHS Markit. His work has been cited in publications ranging from The Boston Globe to Bloomberg and the New York Times. In his spare time, Scott enjoys running marathons, cycle touring, playing soccer, and reading.
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