Natalie Popovich

Natalie Popovich

Energy/Environmental Policy Research Scientist/Engineer
(650) 416-4816


Dr. Natalie Popovich is a Research Scientist in the Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts (EAEI) Division at Berkeley Lab and a Justice40 Fellow for the Department of Energy Office of Economic Impact and Diversity. She is an environmental economist whose research focuses on the interactions of land use, networks, and travel behavior. She examines how transportation systems affect community resilience and accessibility. As a Schmidt MacArthur Fellow, she investigated how elements of the circular economy concept could be applied to information flows to improve natural resource management. She completed her PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics and her MS in Transportation Policy at UC Davis.


Curriculum Vitae



Agricultural and Resource Economics, PhD, University of California Davis, 2019
Agricultural and Resource Economics, MS, University of California Davis, 2015
Transportation Technology and Policy, MS, University of California Davis, 2014
Race and Ethnic Studies, BA, Whitman College, 2010