Dr. Erin Camp

Senior Associate


PhD Geological Sciences, Cornell University

BA Geology, Amherst College

Dr. Erin Camp provides research and consulting services on a wide range of energy and electricity issues. At Synapse, she performs project management, data analysis and modeling, energy policy and economics research, and computer programming. Prior to joining Synapse, Dr. Camp worked at the Cadmus Group (formerly Meister Consulting Group) for public-sector clients on strategic electrification and other energy topics. This work included quantitative, policy, and strategy work for increasing deployment of heat pumps and electric vehicles. Additionally, she developed computer programs and conducted several spreadsheet-based economic analyses to support renewable energy programs and policies.  

As a PhD candidate at Cornell University, Dr. Camp designed and conducted three independent research projects in renewable energy, funded in part by a grant she won from the Department of Energy to study low-temperature geothermal exploration in the eastern United States. Her work included developing and managing large spreadsheet-based datasets using GIS tools, MatLab, R, and Excel.  

Dr. Camp holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Geological Sciences from the Cornell Energy Institute Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University and a Bachelor of Arts in Geology from Amherst College in Massachusetts.