Grant Samms

Research Analyst

Smart Cities
Grant Samms is a research analyst contributing to Navigant Research’s Energy Cloud and Urban Innovations research services. His research focuses on energy use and efficiency, smart city development, and the human/built environment interface.

Prior to working at Navigant Research, Samms led the Rural Energy Project at the Center for Environment and Society at Washington College. His focus there included energy efficiency, resilience, and democratization in rural spaces. He holds an MS in sociology, with a focus on environmental sociology, from Oklahoma State University and a BS in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology from Kansas State University.