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Lucia Dora Simonelli(United States)

Senior Climate Researcher

Lucia Dora Simonelli is a Senior Climate Researcher for Giving Green.

Prior to joining Giving Green, Lucia was a Senior Policy Fellow at Carbon180 where she specialized in federal policy for direct air capture (DAC) and other carbon removal pathways. She also served as an AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow in the Office of Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, working on climate initiatives and learning about the legislative process. Before pivoting to policy, Lucia was a postdoc in mathematics at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy.

Lucia holds a BSc in mathematics from the University of Texas and a PhD in mathematics from the University of Maryland.