Michael Savonis has 25 years of experience in transportation policy, with extensive expertise in climate change, air quality, and emerging environmental issues. Mr. Savonis was instrumental in the creation of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Center for Climate Change and was co-Chair of the Transportation Research Board’s Climate Change Subcommittee. He is author of several papers on climate and air quality and directed the Gulf Coast Study for the U.S. Climate Change Science Program.
Mr. Savonis received a master's degree in Regional Planning from Cornell University and a B.S. in Chemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo.