Michael Blauvelt worked as a graduate assistant at The Energy Initiative from August 2012 - September 2014. He primarily focused on data analysis, report preparation and energy and sustainability related research. Michael has a Bachelor of Science in Earth Systems, Environment and Society from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a Master of Urban Planning and Policy, focus in Urban Transportation from the University of Illinois at Chicago. His interests include transportation planning and waste collection and disposal in urban environments. Currently, he is working as a project analyst for Transportation Resource Associates.