Anna Oldani Energy Program Manager FAA Office of Environment and Energy
AIAA AVIATION Forum 2023
Dr. Anna Oldani is an Aviation Energy Program Manager at the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Environment and Energy, where she leads numerous Sustainable Aviation programs, both with academia through the Aviation Sustainability Center (ASCENT) Center of Excellence and with industry under the Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN) Program. Her work focuses on Sustainable Aviation Fuel development and deployment, along with alternative aviation energy technologies, to make near-term progress while ensuring long-term aviation sustainability. She supports interagency coordination with USDA and DOE through the SAF Grand Challenge. Alongside her colleagues, she is advancing the new Fueling Aviation’s Sustainable Transition through Sustainable Aviation Fuels (FAST-SAF) and Low Emission Aviation Technologies (FAST-Tech) Grant Program. Dr. Oldani serves as co-rapporteur of the ICAO Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection – Fuels Task Group.
She is passionate about working across government, academia and industry to achieve significant environmental goals for aviation.
Dr. Oldani received her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois where she focused on fuel characterization and alternative jet fuel integration.