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John Nay


Ph.D. Candidate, Vanderbilt University
Fellow, Vanderbilt Law School Program on Law & Innovation
Fellow, Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and the Environment


B.A. with High Distinction and Phi Beta Kappa, University of Virginia

Professional Experience

  • Policy Assistant, AnnDyl Policy Group LLC, Energy and Environmental Policy Strategy Firm, Washington, D.C.
  • Congressional Intern, Office of the Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.


Application of machine learning and data-driven simulation modeling to predicting complex systems.

Honors & Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Graduate Fellowship
  • Senator John Warner Public Leadership Research Grant
  • Z Society Sullivan Research Grant
  • Raven Society Research Fellow

Publications & Presentations

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