Melissa C. Lott

Melissa has worked for more than 6 years as an engineer and consultant for YarCom, Inc. She has previously interned for the Department of Energy and the White House Council on Environmental Quality, Energy & Climate Change Team for the Obama Administration.

Melissa holds two masters degrees from the University of Texas at Austin – in Mechanical Engineering and Public Affairs. While at UT, she was a member of theWebber Energy Group. Melissa also holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biological Systems Engineering from the University of California at Davis. During her tenure at UCD, she worked as a co-op student researcher at Sandia National Laboratories and studied at the University of Canterbury at Christchurch.

Melissa is an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) and an amateur radio operator (W5MCL). She lives in Washington, DC.