Dr. Yael R. Glazer

  • Research Associate, University of Texas at Austin

Yael R. Glazer, Ph.D. is a research associate in the Webber Energy Group at The University of Texas at Austin. She previously earned a B.S. in bioengineering from The University of California at Berkeley, an M.S. in environmental and water resources engineering, and a Ph.D. in civil engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to graduate school, Yael spent seven years working at Genentech, one of the world’s leading biotech companies, developing and optimizing manufacturing processes to bring medicines to patients with unmet medical needs. Yael's current research interests span the realms of energy, water, food waste, and the environment. She also teaches a UT freshman introductory course and co-teaches an Texas Engineering Executive Education course on energy, technology, and policy. In addition to academic research and teaching, Yael consults with investors to assess the technical and economic feasibility of emerging innovations and energy projects.

Research Topics
  • Food, Energy, & Water Nexus
  • Sustainability, Circularity, and LCAs
  • Environmental Implications of Oil and Gas
  • Renewable energy
to come

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

M.S., Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

B.S., Bioengineering, University of California at Berkeley


George J. Heuer, Jr. Ph.D. Endowed Graduate Scholarship


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