Sam Shrank, MAP FellowSam is the 2010 MAP Sustainable Energy Fellow at the Worldwatch Institute. Every year, MAP funds several fellowships for current and former Stanford University students to work at environmental organizations around the world. Sam began his one-year fellowship in August 2010 and is working in the Worldwatch Climate & Energy Program.
Before joining Worldwatch, Sam worked with the Border Green Energy Team in Mae Sot, Thailand, where he helped install solar, microhydro, and biogas systems in areas not served by the electric grid, He also helped launch a program to repair and replace broken solar home systems installed by the Thai government.
Sam graduated from Stanford in June 2009 with a B.A. in Economics and an M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Atmosphere & Energy Program), where his research focused on the economics of distributed generation.