Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
Rachel Sheinberg is a second-year doctoral student interested in the technologies and regulatory policies that will support an equitable clean energy transition in California and beyond. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Brown University. Prior to joining UCLA’s Environment and Sustainability PhD program, Rachel worked at Sunwealth, an impact-driven solar financing company based out of Cambridge, Massachusetts. At UCLA, Rachel is a member of the Smart Grid Energy Research Center (SMERC), where she focuses on renewable energy and vehicle-grid integration. Rachel also works with Professors William Boyd and Alan Barreca on the utility regulation and energy justice aspects of implementing low-carbon technologies.