Anna P. Goldstein (she/her)

Research Assistant Professor



Anna is a researcher studying the policy and management of clean energy innovation, and she is the Executive Director of the Energy Transition Institute at UMass Amherst.

Research Interests

Long-Duration Energy Storage

Technology Cost Forecasting

Energy Equity Metrics

Public Engagement by Scientists

Academic-Industry Partnerships

Recent Publications

A. P. Goldstein, “Federal Policy to Accelerate Innovation in Long-Duration Energy Storage: The Case for Flow Batteries,” Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, 2021.

B. Sun, S. Kolesnikov, A. P. Goldstein, G. Chan, “A dynamic approach for identifying technological breakthroughs with an application in solar photovoltaics,” Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2020.120534

A. Goldstein, C. Doblinger, E. Baker, L. D. Anadón, “Startups supported by ARPA-E were more innovative than others but an investment gap may remain,” Nature Energy, 2020. DOI: 10.1038/s41560-020-00691-8

A. Goldstein, C. Doblinger, E. Baker, L. D. Anadón, “Patenting and business outcomes for cleantech startups funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy,” Nature Energy, 2020. DOI: 10.1038/s41560-020-00683-8

A. P. Goldstein; M. Kearney, “Know When to Fold ‘Em: An Empirical Description of Risk Management in Public Research Funding,” Research Policy, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.respol.2019.103873