Jessica Lof is a Research Lead for the Canadian Energy Systems Analysis Research (CESAR) initiative at the University of Calgary with interests in building credible and compelling transition pathways for Canada’s transportation systems and the hydrogen economy. Over the past 3 years, she has authored and co-authored several papers and blog posts on these topics and her research work has contributed to the launch of the Alberta Zero Emissions Truck Electrification Collaboration (AZETEC) project that includes the design, build, and road testing of two hydrogen fuel cell electric class 8 trucks.
Jessica joined CESAR with more than a decade of business experience in the railway and trucking sectors. Throughout her career, she has designed transportation and logistics solutions that enable economic potential and drive operational efficiency in a vast array of industries, including wind energy, oil and gas, automotive and global trade. Jessica has a Master of Science degree in Sustainable Energy Development, a Bachelor of Commerce Finance degree, and a professional designation with the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation.