2021 Young Alumni Award
Friday, November 19, 2021
1400 Wegmans Hall & Zoom
The Young Alumni Achievement Award is given annually to recognize graduates within the last 15 years for their service to society, their professional and technical accomplishments, and their demonstrated leadership.
2021 Winner: Chad Hunter, BS ‘12
Chad is currently the CEO and Co-founder of Carbon Insights, a company building cloud-based software services to help empower individuals and small businesses to understand, reduce, and offset their environmental impact. Previously, Chad was a Team Lead at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in their Center for Integrated Mobility Sciences, an EDF Climate Corps fellow at Bird, and an operations analyst and process engineer at ExxonMobil. Chad also worked at BP and Novartis through MIT’s Master’s in Chemical Engineering Practice program and received his MBA from CU Boulder in 2019. Chad is also an active mentor as a UR Real Reader and part of the MIT Alumni Association, in addition to serving on the U of R’s chemical engineering department Advisory Board.