Pamela is a 2nd year Ph.D. student in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan. Her area of research encompasses energy geography with a focus on distributed energy resource aggregations, residential demand response program design, microgrids, and wholesale electricity markets. She is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and a member of The Advancing Sustainable Systems through low-impact Energy Technologies (ASSET) Lab.
Prior to her Ph.D. program, Pamela worked for the Cornell Climate Smart Solutions Program. She holds a B.S. in Environmental and Sustainability Sciences from Cornell University, where she specialized in climate change policy and sustainable city planning, and an M.S. in Sustainable Systems from the University of Michigan.