Garvin Heath is a senior scientist in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. At NREL he specializes in analyzing the environmental impacts of energy systems using the tools of life cycle assessment, air quality modeling and sustainability analysis. He received his PhD in Energy and Resources from the Energy and Resources Group of the University of California Berkeley in 2006. He also holds an MS degree in Environmental Engineering from UC Berkeley. His previous professional experience includes five years as an environmental engineer at the US EPA, in addition to various assignments with researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Environmental Defense. He currently resides in Boulder, CO where he also holds an adjunct research position at the University of Colorado at Boulder.