Selena Kay Galeos

  • Selena Kay  Galeos
    Selena Kay Galeos
    Graduate Research Assistant

Selena Kay Galeos

Graduate Research Assistant

Selena is a second-year Master of Engineering student at Duke Pratt School of Engineering, focusing on environmental engineering and public policy. Selena grew up in Metro Manila, Philippines, and earned her bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at De La Salle University-Manila. 

Prior to coming to Duke, she worked at the Philippine Department of Energy on national power planning and development, where she used her technical background in policymaking to holistically evaluate the trade-offs in implementation. Over the summer, she interned at Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), supporting the Global Coal Transition team by providing modeling and financial analysis on coal transition mechanisms in Vietnam. Selena is currently a Graduate Research Assistant at James E. Rogers Energy Access Project, supporting the global analysis of clean cooking transition using the World Health Organization Benefits of Action to Reduce Household Air Pollution (BAR-HAP) Tool and the viability analysis of solar mini-grid irrigation in Ethiopia. Selena is passionate about accelerating the energy transition and improving access to clean energy for developing nations, and she intends to use her interdisciplinary background and policy experience to work on sustainable and equitable solutions. 

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