Sam Arons (MS ’07) and Joshua Apte (PhD ’13) were named as the 2019 “Grist 50” — a list of the most innovative and influential leaders in sustainability. Grist is an online environmental magazine and annually releases a list of high achieving “world fixers”.
As the director of sustainability at Lyft, Arons is working toward making Lyft fully carbon neutral and 100% reliant on renewable energy sources. Apte is an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin and uses methods from environmental engineering, aerosol science, exposure assessment, and environmental health to study human exposure to air pollution in urban environments.
The original Grist article may be read here.