Mathias Craig - Fulbright NEXUS Scholar
Home Country: United States
Grant Dates: 2012/2013
While a graduate student at MIT, Mathias Craig conceived of blueEnergy. blueEnergy is a social impact organization that connects the poorest, most isolated communities to energy, clean water and other essential services, and trains leaders to work globally for a more sustainable, equitable world.
Since its founding in 2003, Mathias has served as Executive Director, providing leadership on strategic direction, program development, and resource development. Both blueEnergy and Mathias have been recognized by CNN Heroes, Larry King Live, the Tech Awards (winner of 2007 Economic Development Award), the Energy Globe Awards (National Winner for Nicaragua and Finalist for Energy Globe World Award, 2008), the Ashoka Fellowship and most recently as a Fulbright Scholar. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mathias is fluent in English, French, and Spanish.