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Ah-Hyung Alissa Park


Dr. Park is the Lenfest Chair in Applied Climate Science at Columbia University and the the Director of the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy at the Earth Institute. She is also the Ronald and Valerie Sugar Dean of the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering. Her research focuses on sustainable energy conversion pathways with emphasis on integrated carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS).  


Park received a number of professional awards and honors including the NSF CAREER Award (2009), James Lee Young Investigator Award (2010), American Chemical Society WCC Rising Star Award (2017) and Janette and Armen Avanessians Diversity Award at Columbia University (2017).


She was also the Chair of the CO2 Utilization Area for the Mission Innovation Workshop on Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage held in September 2017. Park co-founded Greenore with her Ph.D. student Sean Zhou and Huangjing Zhao at Columbia in 2016.

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