Ashley is a Master’s and Ph.D. student in Energy Systems. Her research interests include decarbonization, electrification, renewable energy deployment, and energy and environmental justice. At UC Davis, Ashley conducts research projects within the Energy and Efficiency Institute, Western Cooling Efficiency Center, and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research Center.
Ashley earned her B.S.at Michigan State University in 2019, where she graduated with Highest Honors. During her undergraduate career, Ashley was the Laboratory Coordinator of the Team Interaction Dynamics NASA laboratory, and completed her Honor’s Thesis in visual psychophysics in the Visual Neuroscience laboratory. Ashley was also the founding student researcher in the Energy Values Lab in the Department of Community Sustainability with a mentor professor. Ashley is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.