Research Team

 

Behavior Perceptions and Choice

Cristobal de la Maza

delamazaPhD StudentEnvironmental Choices (with Alex Davis and Clotilde Gonzalez).

Brian Sergi

PhD StudentsergiDecisions for low carbon-emission electricity generation (with Alex Davis).

Efficiency and Distributed Energy Resources

Tobi Adekanye

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(with Alex Davis)

 


Priya Donti
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PhD Student

(with Zico Kolter).

 

Brock Glasgo

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Post-doctoral Fellow

Understanding residential energy consumption (with Chris Hendrickson).

 

Nichole Hanus

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PhD Student

Decisions in energy technology investments (with Alex Davis and Gabrielle Wong-Parodi).

The Future of Energy Systems

Ashwin Kumar Balaji
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Aravind Retna Kumar
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Graduate Student

M.S. in Energy Science, Technology and Policy (with Rahul Tongia)

 

Shayak Sengupta

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPhD Student

(with Peter Adams)

Greg Schivley

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PhD Student

(with Costa Samaras)

Evan Sherwin

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PhD Student

How to improve projections of energy quantities and prices (with Max Henrion).

Daniel Sun

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PhD Student

Environmental and health consequences from electricity.

 

Michael Whiston

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Post-doctoral Fellow

(with Jay Whitacre).

Transportation Systems

Jake Ward

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PhD Student

(with Jeremy Michalek and Costa Samaras)

Matthew Bruchon

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PhD Student

 

 

 


Graduated Students

Vedran Lesic

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Perceptions of energy consumption (at Leeds University, with Wandi Bruine de Bruin)

Akhil Mathur

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(2017) MA in Engineering and Public Policy

 

 

Long Lam

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Wind and solar PV innovation in China. 

Julian Lamy

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA(2016) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

Remote wind integration.

Daniel Posen

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(2016) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

Life-cycle assessment of bio-plastics.


Fan Tong
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(2016) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

Understanding the consequences of different natural gas uses for the U.S. energy system.

Nathaniel Horner

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(2016) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

Energy use in the information and communication technology sector.

Stephanie Seki

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(2016) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

Understanding the impacts of alternative fuel use in the transportation sector.

Sam Markolf

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(2015) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy and Civil and Environmental Engineering

Understanding city level emissions in the United States.


Nathaniel Gilbraith
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(2015) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

Characterizing the uncertainty in energy savings and cost-effectiveness from energy efficiency programs using marginal emissions factors.

Russell Meyer

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(2014) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

Analysis of selected regulatory interventions to improve energy efficiency


Jihoon Min
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(2014) in Engineering and Public Policy

Energy efficient lighting: consumer preferences, choices, and system wide effects.

 

Ivonne Pena-Cabra

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(2014) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

Ahmed Abdullah

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(2014) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

Exploring the Deployment Potential of Small Modular Reactors.

Alan Jenn

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(2014) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Policies: Regulations and Incentives in the US

 

Huimin Tan

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(2013) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

A transition to energy-efficient lighting systems in the U.S. residential sector: an assessment of consumer preferences and perceptions.

Ricardo André de Almeida Gomes

(2013) MSc in Mechanical Engineering, IST-Portugal, Analysing the impact of energy efficiency measures in the evolution of energy demand in Portugal over the next two decades.

 

 


Catherine Izard
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(2013) PhD in the dual program in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy

An infrastructure flow model for the electric sector in the United Stated under climate policy constraints.

Daniel Weissman

(2012) PhD program in Sustainable Energy Systems from the MIT-Portugal program, Application of statistical methods to special urban metabolism models.

 

 

Brinda Thomas

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(2012) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

Energy efficiency and rebound effects in the U.S.: implications for renewables investment and emissions abatement.

Kyle Siler-Evans

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(2012) PhD in Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University

Evaluating interventions in the US electricity system: assessments of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and small-scale co-generation.

Michael Blackhurst

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(2010) Dual PhD program in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy.

 

 


PhD Committee Service

  • Jose Prada (current student in Engineering and Public Policy.) Lead advisor: Marija Ilic.
  • Ricardo Prada (current student at PhD in Engineering and Public Policy at IST Portugal.) Regulatory Frameworks and Incentives Adequacy to Foster the Electric Power Distribution of the Future. Lead Advisor: Pedro Carvalho).
  • Stephanie Seki PhD in Engineering and Public Policy, 2016. Understanding the impacts of alternative fuel use in the transportation sector. Lead advisor: Mike Griffin.
  • Felipe Faria PhD in Engineering and Public Policy, CMU, 2016. Climate consequences of hydropower in Brasil. Lead Advisor: Paulina Jaramillo.
  • Patrícia Fortes PhD in Environmental Science, Nova University, Portugal, 2014. Clearing the cloudy crystal balls: Hybrid modelling for energy and climate change mitigation scenarios. Lead advisor: Júlia Seixas.
  • Ana Catarina Gonçalves PhD in sustainable Energy Systems at IST-Portugal, 2014. Modeling Urban Growth and Electricity Consumption: the power of power laws. Lead advisor: Tiago Domingos.
  • Marta Alexandra dos Reis Lopes PhD at U.Coimbra, 2014. Modelling Energy Behaviors in Buildings towards Energy Efficiency. Lead Advisor: Carlos Hengeller Antunes.
  • Jared Moore PhD in Engineering and Public Policy, 2014. Lead Advisor: Jay Apt.
  • Mili-Ann Tamayao PhD in the dual program between Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy, 2014. Lead advisors: Scott Matthews, Chris Hendrickson and Jeremy Michalek.
  • Grace Haaf PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2014. Lead advisor: Jeremy Michalek.
  • Joana Abreu, PhD program in Sustainable Energy Systems form the MIT-Portugal program, 2012. Topic: Smart-meter applications in Portugal.
  • Amanda Rehr, PhD in Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, 2011. Topic: Environmental decision support integrating scientific input, models, economic valuation, and stakeholder participation. Dr. Rehr is now a post-doctoral fellow at NOAA.