Fellow, Energy & Environment Program
Research Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD, Geography and Environmental Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University
David Greene is a Senior Fellow of the Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy and a Research Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of Tennessee. He is currently on assignment as advisor on Corporate Average Fuel Economy to the Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In 2013 he retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory as a Corporate Fellow after a 36-year career researching transportation and energy policy issues.
He is an author of over three hundred professional publications including more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Greene has served on more than a dozen special committees of the National Academies and all five committees evaluating the nation’s fuel economy standards. A member emeritus of the Transportation Research Board’s standing committees on Energy and Alternative Fuels, Dr. Greene is also a Lifetime National Associate of the National Academies and recipient of the Transportation Research Board’s 2012 Roy W. Crum Award. He was recognized by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for contributing to the award of the 2007 Noble Peace Prize to the IPCC.
He holds a Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University as well as degrees in Geography from the University of Oregon (MA) and Columbia University (BA).