Nick Yavorsky

Senior Associate
  • Climate-Aligned Industries

Nick Yavorsky is a Senior Associate on RMI’s Climate-Aligned Industries Program, where he helps accelerate the deployment of new decarbonization technologies in the “hard-to-abate” sectors. He focuses on advancing green hydrogen development within the steel sector.


Prior to joining RMI, Nick served as a design engineer in the medical industry for several years before seeking his graduate degree at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM). His master’s thesis in the Humanitarian Engineering Program at CSM focused on the connections between community and energy resilience in Puerto Rico. His thesis work, in conjunction with his mineral supply chain research as an employee of the Payne Institute, helped shape his expertise in human-centered design in various energy transition pathways.


M.S., Humanitarian Engineering and Science, Colorado School of Mines
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University