Executive Director, ISE
Research Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
- Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Harvard University
M.Math., Mathematics, Oxford University
Dr. Jacqueline Ashmore is the Executive Director for Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy and a Research Associate Professor in the Departments of Earth & Environment and of Mechanical Engineering. She is a clean energy and sustainability expert with fifteen years of experience in technology, business, and policy spheres. Her research covers the topics of integrated water management to support sustainable and affordable water supplies, and city actions to drive equitable climate mitigation, adaptation, and resilience. Ashmore has spoken at national conferences on topics that include public-private partnership opportunities for the water sector and the water utility of the future with a business model focused on efficiency. Previously, Ashmore was Engineering Program Manager at the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, where she oversaw an $8MM U.S. Department of Energy funded program focused on the development and prototyping of an innovative residential solar system that can be installed quickly and safely to reduce soft costs.
Ashmore is Board President of New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE) and a Board member of the Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC). She was awarded the American Physical Society’s Andreas Acrivos Dissertation Award in Fluid Dynamics for her doctoral thesis.