Devon Schmidt

Position Title
Master's Student at the Energy Graduate Group

Building efficiency and decarbonizing electricity systems


Devon Schmidt is a master’s student in the Energy Graduate Group. Her research will focus on building efficiency and decarbonizing electricity systems. Prior to attending graduate school, Devon worked as an engineering technician for the City of Santa Barbara’s Public Works Department. In that capacity, she worked on capital improvement water and wastewater projects. After that, she worked for a solar distribution and design company called Solar Roof Dynamics. There, she worked on residential system design, utility interconnection processes, and nationwide incentive program research. Devon earned an undergraduate degree in biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2012.