Dr. Emily Grubert

Deputy Assistant Secretary - Office of Carbon Management
U.S. DOE - Office of Fossil Energy & Carbon Management

Dr. Emily Grubert is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Carbon Management in the Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM). In this role, she oversees FECM’s Carbon Management program, which focuses on minimizing the climate and environmental impacts of fossil energy through technology pathways including carbon capture, carbon dioxide (CO2) removal, CO2 conversion into products, reliable CO2 storage, and hydrogen production with carbon management.

Dr. Grubert is a civil engineer and environmental sociologist who studies and informs decision making regarding infrastructure systems, particularly related to justice-centering decarbonization of the U.S. energy system. Her expertise includes studying life cycle socioenvironmental impacts associated with future policy and infrastructure.

Dr. Grubert is an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and, by courtesy, of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She holds a Ph.D. in Environment and Resources from Stanford, an M.S. in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering and an M.A. in Energy and Earth Resources from UT Austin and a B.S. in Mathematics and Atmosphere/Energy Engineering from Stanford.