Antje Danielson

Director of Education, MIT Energy Initiative

Antje Danielson’s research interests are in energy education, carbon capture and storage, and the conditions that underpin interdisciplinary research and collaborations. She is currently the director of education at the MIT Energy Initiative. Prior to that, she directed the Institute of the Environment at Tufts University, where she was also an assistant professor in the Department of Public Health. From 2005 to 2008, she was the deputy director for sustainability at the Centre for Research into Earth Energy Systems at Durham University in the UK. There, she initiated a carbon capture and storage working group. In 1999 and 2000, she cofounded the car-sharing company Zipcar. Danielson is a member of the board of directors of the National Council for Science and the Environment and has also served as president of the Council for Environmental Deans and Directors. She received teaching awards from Harvard University and an Exceptional Contribution Award from Durham University. She earned a PhD in geochemistry from the Freie Universit├Ąt in Berlin, Germany.

Antje Danielson is speaking at MIT Better World (Sustainability) on March 16, 2021.