David Daniels
Division of Physical Resource Theory, Department of Space, Earth and Environment, Chalmers University of Technology



Dr. David Daniels is a visiting professor at Chalmers University, where he focuses on global energy systems. He is also a non-resident fellow of the Payne Institute for Public Policy at Colorado School of Mines, and he serves on the international advisory panel of the Sustainable Gas Institute at Imperial College London. Prior to moving to Sweden, Dr. Daniels spent 20 years in Washington, DC. He was the chief energy modeler at the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), where he helped formulate the government’s long-term energy outlooks; he developed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s quantitative terrorism risk analysis methodology; and he worked as technical advisor to several programs at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). David began his career as a strategy consultant at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). His academic background is in high energy particle physics, earning graduate degrees from Oxford and Harvard.