Aven Satre Meloy

Aven Satre Meloy

Computational Research Scientist/Engineer


Aven is a Computational Research Scientist in the Building Technologies and Urban Systems division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In this role, he conducts interdisciplinary research and analysis to support energy policy and technology development for the U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Office.

Aven received his PhD from the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute, where his research focused on applications of advanced computational methods to high-resolution electricity consumption and occupant data to identify opportunities for further efficiency and flexibility in the energy system.

Prior to graduate school, Aven received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in Turkey, served as a Research Fellow for Project Drawdown, and interned at the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change.

Aven received a Master's in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and a BS in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Santa Clara University.

Curriculum Vitae



Geography and the Environment, Doctorate of Philosophy, University of Oxford, 2020
Environmental Change and Management, Master of Philosophy, University of Oxford, 2018
Political Science and Environmental Studies, Bachelor of Science, Santa Clara University, 2013


Spot: EERE DECARB Team -  April 17th 2024

For creative, innovative, and impactful contributions to the EERE DECARB initiative and improving our understanding of economy-wide decarbonization strategies.

Spot: Aven Satre Meloy -  February 10th 2022

Aven provided exceptional analysis support and expertise to the DOE Advanced Building Construction (ABC) Initiative, which was critical for ensuring the initiative's success in a challenging and formative year.