Pamela is a PhD pre-candidate studying energy geography in the School for Environment and Sustainability and the department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Michigan. Her research interests include the reliability contribution of residential demand response, distributed energy resource aggregation participation in wholesale markets, and the changing role of the consumer in the system. Prior to graduate studies, Pamela worked for the Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions. She holds a B.S. in Environmental and Sustainability Sciences from Cornell University and an M.S. in Environment and Sustainability from the University of Michigan.
M.S. Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan, 2022
B.S. Environmental and Sustainability Sciences, Cornell University, 2020
Pamela's current research focuses on the value of residential demand response as a function of reliability contribution and consumer engagement. Her most recent project considers the impact of override behavior on the reliability contribution of a residential air conditioning direct load control program in California.