Bettina Arkhurst is an energy equity intern in the Accelerated Deployment and Decision Support Center at NREL. Bettina strives to create tools and frameworks for researchers and engineers in the energy sector to use as they design energy technologies for all communities. Additionally, Bettina is passionate about education, accessibility, and inclusion, and has collaborated with colleagues on NREL’s University Partnerships team to create the NREL Student Training in Applied Research (STAR) internship program.
Energy justice and equity in technology development
Engineering design theory and methodology
Thermodynamics and thermal metrology
Mixed methods assessments and evaluation
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Intern, NREL (2021—present)
Graduate Research Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology (2018–present)
Project Management Intern, International Business Machines (2017)
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