Alexandra Tavasoli, Director - Iron & Earth

Alexandra Tavasoli, Director

Alexandra Tavasoli.pngAlex Tavasoli is a PhD Chemical and Materials Engineer whose interests are centred on ethical engineering practices and sustainable resource system design as they relate to the energy transition. She has over a decade of experience in clean technology development, and is currently a postdoctoral associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where her work involves a mix of carbon capture and utilization, ocean mining, and modelling the social costs of the resource sector. She most recently ran Solistra, a research company developing solar-driven chemical reactors that efficiently recycle carbon dioxide into commodity chemicals normally sourced from fossil fuels.