Aidan Smith

UC Berkeley School of Law

Research Fellow, Center for Law, Energy, & the Environment


Aidan is a Research Fellow at the Center for Law, Energy, & the Environment, where he works to advance the Network for Digital Economy and the Environment. The Network is an initiative that supports research on the energy and environmental impacts of the digital economy.

Prior to joining CLEE, Aidan was an outreach coordinator for the City of Boston’s Environment Department. He managed the outreach, communications, and community engagement strategy for the Community Choice Electricity Program — a program that promotes greater local control over the energy supply and higher levels of affordable, renewable energy for Boston’s residents.

He earned a Master’s in Environmental Management from the Yale School of the Environment where he studied environmental anthropology, the environmental humanities, and conservation and development.

Aidan holds a B.A. in biology from Vassar College. After graduating from college, he spent two and a half years conducting biofuels research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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