Kaitlyn Ramirez

Kaitlyn Ramirez

Senior Associate
  • Climate-Aligned Industries

Kaitlyn is a senior associate in RMI’s Climate-Aligned Industries Program, working to accelerate the deployment of new decarbonization technologies in the heavy industrial sector. She specializes in hydrogen and its application in steel production. Kaitlyn co-led techno-economic optimization analysis on green hydrogen and developed economic and emissions analyses for steel asset decarbonization. She also worked toward assessing the life-cycle emissions of various hydrogen and steel production pathways and supported the development of hydrogen and industrial hubs.


Prior to joining RMI, Kaitlyn studied at Stanford University, where she earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering in the Atmosphere/Energy Program. She served as a teaching assistant, leading the “Extreme Energy Efficiency” course, an immersive class focused on the power of integrative design, taught by Amory Lovins. Kaitlyn is passionate about the intersection of energy, environment, and equity, deepening her knowledge in coursework on racial equity in energy during her master’s program.


MS, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Atmosphere/Energy, Stanford University
BS, Chemical Engineering, Stanford University