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Holly Benz

Holly Benz

Holly Benz

Clinical Associate Professor & Director of the Master of Science in Energy & Sustainability (MSES)

2145 Sheridan Rd.
Tech M486
EvanstonIL 60208-0834




  • ISEN 422 Electrify Everything: Beneficial Electrification, Electric Vehicles, and Beyond (1.0 credit) 
  • ISEN 497 Strategy & Project Management Fundamentals (for MSES Practicum) (0.5 credit) 
  • ISEN 498 Energy and Sustainability Project Practicum (1.0 credit) 

Holly Benz is Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Master of Science in Energy and Sustainability Program (MSES) at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Northwestern University. MSES is administered by the Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN).

She teaches graduate level courses at Northwestern and is responsible for all aspects of the MSES program, including staff, budgets, faculty, courses, facilities, and initiatives. In addition, Holly manages MSES external relationships with adjunct faculty, corporate, policy, and non-profit partners and is responsible for practicum project development and other external links. She holds professional experience at CLEAResult, Schneider Electric, Direct Energy, British Gas New Energy, Bain & Company, and Accenture, and previously served on ISEN's Executive Council.