CCEE faculty members nominated for key White House roles
The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering’s Christopher Frey, the Glenn E. and Phyllis J. Futrell Distinguished University Professor, and Joseph DeCarolis, professor and University Faculty Scholar, were nominated by President Joe Biden to serve in key roles in the Biden/Harris administration. Frey was nominated to be assistant administrator for the Office and Research and Development at the Environmental Protection Agency, and DeCarolis was nominated to be energy information administration administrator at the Department of Energy.
“Honored to be nominated for Assistant Administrator of the Office of Research and Development at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,” Frey tweeted. “Proud of the great staff in ORD and the fantastic work we are doing to protect human health and the environment.”
DeCarolis says he is “honored” by Biden’s nomination. “If confirmed by the Senate, I look forward to leading an incredible team and helping to build a better energy future for all.”