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Lucas Finco

Lucas Finco

Adjunct Instructor

Lucas has worked as a data analyst, process engineer, and machine learning consultant in various industries including finance, transportation, consulting, IT, utilities, energy, manufacturing, retail, and aerospace. He worked at ConEdison for 9 years, including as the Manager of Analysis & Forecasting for the Energy Efficiency (EE) and Demand Management (DM) department. Responsibilities there included the analysis and planning of the company's Distributed Energy Resource (DER) programs, planning for the impacts of DERs on ConEd’s energy systems, data mining various customer, city & economic datasets for valuable insights, and advocating for the adoption of new innovative technologies into the electric grid. Lucas also worked as a Principal Data Scientist at Honeywell, building their Industrial IoT platform called Sentience. He currently works as an independent consultant.

Lucas has earned a B.S. in Physics and Applied Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, an M.A in Physics from Stony Brook University, and an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business with a focus in finance and entrepreneurship.

Lucas is the founder/producer/co-host of the “Pirates of Clean Tech” podcast.  He founded the NYC Energy Data meetup.  Lucas contributed the chapter "Implementing the Internet of Things for Renewable Energy" to the book IoT A to Z by Wiley IEEE Press.  He is an avid marathon runner and certified downhill ski instructor.

Past Courses

Energy Analytics, Modeling, and ClimateTech Finance

The Clean Energy transition has undergone explosive growth in recent years and that pace is accelerating - creating market dynamics that are...