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Stephanie Herbstritt

Bioenergy Manager


Steph Herbstritt is the Bioenergy Manager at Clean Air Task Force (CATF). Her work focuses on developing a comprehensive CATF bioenergy strategy including identifying and prioritizing high-impact opportunities across programs and regions.

Prior to joining CATF, Steph worked as an educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension, a hydrologist with the Susquehanna River Basin Commission, and an Agricultural Engineer and modeler for Waterborne Environmental, among other positions like conducting agricultural research and extension at Penn State and helping with stream restoration projects at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Steph holds a PhD in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Penn State, a MS in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and a BS in Biological Engineering and minor in Environmental Engineering from Penn State. She was a recipient of the Penn State Alumni Association Outstanding Dissertation Award and Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Dissertation Award.