Hanjiro Ambrose is the Hitz Family Climate Fellow for the Clean Transportation program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. His work investigates the economic and environmental implications of strategies for battery recycling and reuse. Dr. Ambrose’s research focuses on policy-relevant solutions for managing the critical materials and reducing the environmental impacts of electric vehicle batteries.
Prior to joining UCS, he researched the costs and environmental impacts of new transportation and energy technologies at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Ambrose holds a PhD in civil and environmental engineering and an MS in transportation, technology, and policy from the University of California, Davis. He earned a BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz.