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US Department of Energy - Near-Zero Emission Fossil-based Technologies

  • CORE Innovation Hub FLUX, 191 Saint Georges Terrace Perth, WA, 6000 Australia (map)

Come along to a 'Science at the Pub' style event hosted by YEP Perth to hear Amishi Kumar of the US Department of Energy speak followed by a Q&A session. Food & drinks will be provided.

Amishi Kumar is a Science and Technology Policy fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Fossil Energy in the Clean Coal and Carbon Management Office. In this role, Amishi primarily works to help develop near-zero emission fossil-based technologies for new and existing facilities by reducing capital and operating costs and proving reliable operation.

Prior to joining the DOE, Amishi was a Program Coordinator at the United States Energy Association (USEA). There she worked on a cooperative agreement between the U.S. DOE to promote domestic and international awareness and consensus on advanced fossil energy technologies such as carbon capture, utilization and storage. At USEA, she wrote pieces on the need for policy parity for all low carbon or no carbon technologies, including fossil energy technology.

She earned a M.S. in Geological Sciences and a M.S. in Environmental Sciences from SPEA at Indiana University. While attending Indiana University, Amishi was a summer intern at the Office of Sustainability during 2014. The previous summer she interned as an interpretive geologist at Mount Rainier National Park after receiving her B.A. in Earth and Environmental Sciences from Vanderbilt University.