Juan Moreno-Cruz is an Associate Professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development and the Canada Research Chair in Energy Transitions at the University of Waterloo. Before joining the University of Waterloo, he was an Assistant Professor and then an Associate Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  Dr. Moreno-Cruz has been a Visiting Researcher in the Department of Global Ecology of the Carnegie Institution for Science at Stanford University (since 2015), an Advisor for Carnegie Energy Innovation (since 2017), and a Research Associate of Harvard University’s Solar Geoengineering Research Program. Moreno-Cruz obtained my Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Calgary in 2010.  Before transitioning to Economics, he earned a M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering at the Unversidad de Los Andes, in Bogota Colombia.  His research focuses on global environmental change and how planetary-level technologies can support and enhance effective climate policy. His most influential work examines how solar and carbon geoengineering technologies affect climate policy. 

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