Dr. Carless specializes in electricity sector topics such as low-carbon generation, nuclear power, climate policy analysis, and resource planning.
Prior to joining Brattle, Dr. Carless served as a President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University and a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the RAND Corporation. He received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for his research, which focused on assessing the environmental competitiveness of small modular reactors (SMRs) and risk and regulatory considerations for SMR emergency planning zones.
Carnegie Mellon University, PhD, Engineering and Public Policy
University of Pittsburgh, MS, Industrial Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, BS, Computer and Systems Engineering
Dr. Carless was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and was raised in the Bronx. He is a die-hard Knicks fan who enjoys running, playing basketball, and photography. Dr. Carless is a lifetime member of the National Society of Black Engineers.