Alejandro Valdez Echeverria is a Graduate Research Assistant at CEEPR and the MIT Sustainable Urbanization Lab, and his research focuses on understanding the technical, financial, and behavioral barriers in adopting decarbonization technologies. He is currently pursuing an M.S. in Technology and Policy at MIT.

Before arriving at MIT, Alejandro worked as a consultant in the energy technology / policy space, in which he supported the development of energy efficiency regulations for the U.S. Department of Energy and developed market assessments, investment strategies, and economic analyses on decarbonization technologies for various public and private entities. Alejandro holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.