Avi Shultz

Deputy Director

U.S. Department of Energy | Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, Industrial Efficiency & Decarbonization Office

Dr. Avi Shultz is the Deputy Director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office, which supports innovation in technologies and the adoption of practices to enable the industrial sector to cost-effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Previously, he was the program manager for concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP) for DOE’s Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO). Dr. Shultz has been with DOE since 2013, where he started as a science and technology policy fellow. Before joining DOE, Dr. Shultz was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Amsterdam, after getting his Bachelor and Doctoral degrees in Chemistry, from Columbia University and Northwestern University, respectively.