About Sajed

Sajed Kamal, EdD, author of The Renewable Revolution: How We Can Fight Climate Change, Prevent Energy Wars, Revitalize the Economy and Transition to a Sustainable Future (Earthscan, 2011), has been a renewable energy educator internationally for more than forty years, setting up projects in the USA, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Armenia, El Salvador and Zimbabwe. He has also taught at Brandeis University, Boston University, Northeastern University and Antioch New England Graduate School, courses including ‘Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development,’ ‘Sustainable Energy, Technology and Economics’ and ‘International Environmental Issues.’ Following his graduation from The Loomis School in Connecticut in 1963, he received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Economics and Education, respectively, from Northeastern University and his doctorate in Humanistic Studies and Behavioral Studies from Boston University. He is also a poet, artist, photographer, literary translator and author of more than a dozen books and many articles in a wide range of areas including renewable energy, poetry, art, literary translation and education. Recipient of numerous awards in multiple areas, for his contribution to renewable energy he received Boston “Mayor’s First Annual Green Award for Community Leadership in Energy and Climate Protection” (2007), a “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (2008), and the “Rachel Carson Award” by Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light (2012). “The Greener Issue” of The Boston Sunday Globe Magazine on September 28, 2008, featured him as one of the “Six local heroes whose work is having rippling effects—at home and far away—in making the world a better place.”