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Holmes Hummel, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Holmes Hummel

Adjunct Professor
Dr. Holmes Hummel founded Clean Energy Works to accelerate investments in the clean energy economy by bridging the clean energy divide with inclusive financing. Previously, Dr. Hummel served as the Senior Policy Advisor in the Department of Energy’s Office of Policy & International Affairs from 2009-2013. Earlier Dr. Hummel was selected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to serve as a Congressional Science Fellow in 2007, working in the office of Rep. Jay Inslee, now Governor of Washington. In addition to prior work with energy innovators in the Silicon Valley, Dr. Hummel earned a doctorate degree from Stanford University for interdisciplinary research on energy technology scenarios that achieve 100% clean energy.


Ph.D., Stanford University, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (2006)
M.S., Stanford University, Engineering (1999)
B.S., Stanford University, Energy Engineering (Individually Designed Major) (1999)