Carnegie Mellon University

Christina Chang

Christina Chang

Partner, Lowercarbon Capital

A chemist, climate tech founder, and CEO, Dr. Christina Chang has invented technologies across nanomaterials, catalysis for mining waste remediation, thin-film solar panels, solar water-splitting for H2 production, and sustainable steel.

She is a Partner at Lowercarbon Capital, the multi-billion dollar VC firm backing kickass companies that fix the planet profitably. Previously, Dr. Chang led federal funding for sustainable manufacturing research ARPA-E, including steel, chemicals, cement, rare earth elements, and carbon-negative building materials. Prior to ARPA-E, Dr. Chang was the founder and CEO of the sustainable steel startup Abraze Engineering.

Dr. Chang has a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Harvard, an MSc in Sustainable Energy Futures at Imperial College London, an MPhil in Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, and an A.B. in Chemistry from Princeton.