Mathias Zacarias

Research Associate, Energy Security and Climate Change Program
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Mathias Zacarias

Mathias Zacarias is a research associate in the Energy Security and Climate Change Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In this role, he supports research on hydrogen, power sector dynamics, clean energy supply chains, and methane abatement. Prior to joining CSIS, he worked as a graduate research assistant at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he researched the potential of demand-side resources as a decarbonization pathway of the electricity system, the shift in environmental impact priorities as the energy system continues to decarbonize, and the dynamics behind nascent building technology adoption. He also worked as an intern in the CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program, where he covered hydrogen deployment strategies. He holds an MS in civil engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a BS in civil engineering with minors in sustainable cities and German from the Georgia Institute of Technology.