Director of Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, The Earth Institute
“In the past, engineering has mainly focused on optimizing the individual unit of a process. Today, we need to look at the big picture and add environmental sustainability to our equations.”
Professor Park, also known as the “Carbon Lady,” studies sustainable conversion of energy sources and the development of carbon capture and storage technologies. Her research is advancing efforts to capture carbon dioxide from emissions and sustainably dispose of it. She is the Lenfest Chair in Applied Climate Science and the Director of the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, The Earth Institute.