Rachel Muncrief

Rachel Muncrief

Acting Executive Director, ICCT

Rachel Muncrief is a chemical engineer with more than 20 years of experience working to mitigate the health and climate impacts from the transportation sector. Before becoming Acting Executive Director of the International Council on Clean Transportation, Dr. Muncrief held several roles at the ICCT, including Deputy Director and Program Director overseeing ICCT’s Heavy-duty Vehicles and Compliance and Enforcement programs. 

Prior to joining the ICCT, she worked as a research faculty at The University of Houston, where her research focused on NOx and PM emissions reduction for diesel applications as well as full-scale vehicle and engine testing of heavy-duty vehicle technologies and fuels. She holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering with a focus in catalysis and reactor engineering from Tulane University, an MBA from The University of Houston, and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Miami — go ‘canes!


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