Jeremy Martin

Senior Scientist and Fuels Lead, Clean Vehicles Program

As a Senior Scientist in the Union of Concerned Scientists' Clean Vehicles Program, Jeremy Martin evaluates the impact of biofuels and fuel policy.

Dr. Martin is the author of more than 15 technical publications and 13 patents on topics ranging from biofuels lifecycle accounting to semiconductor manufacturing and polymer physics. His most recent peer reviewed publication in Environmental Research Letters is a collaboration between UCS, UC Berkeley and UC Davis to correctly account for time in crop based biofuels. This work was cited in both EPA and California Air Resources Board biofuels regulatory analyses.

Dr. Martin also acted as a technical peer reviewer for the EPA Renewable Fuel Standard Regulations on "Methods and Approaches to Account for Lifecycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Biofuels Production Over Time" and is a member of the California Air Resources Board’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard Expert Workgroup.

Before coming to UCS, Dr. Martin worked in research, development and manufacturing of computer chips at Advanced Micro Devices. Dr. Martin has a Ph.D. in chemistry and a minor in chemical engineering from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and English literature from Haverford College. At Caltech his research focused on polymers.


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