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Ines AzevedoInês M.L. Azevedo

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I am Associate Professor in the Department of Energy Resources Engineering. I also serve as co-Director for the Climate and Energy Decision Making (CEDM) Center. My work focuses on how to transition to sustainable, realistically feasible, and equitable energy systems. I am passionate about solving problems that include environmental, technical, economic, and policy issues, where traditional engineering approaches play an important role but cannot provide a complete answer. In particular, I am interested in assessing how energy systems are likely to evolve, which requires comprehensive knowledge of the technologies that can address future energy needs and the decision-making process followed by various agents in the economy.

Two postdoctoral positions open now! 
If you are interested in applying, please find the job posting listed on the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs website HERE.

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May 11 2020 | Forbes | Posted In: News
Costa Samaras at Carnegie Mellon University and Inês Azevedo at Stanford University are quoted by Forbes regarding the Power Sector Carbon Index, which track the CO2 emissions of the U.S. power sector. The Power Sector Carbon Index shows that  carbon intensity of the U.S. power sector reached a new...
May 6 2020 | Ideas for India | Posted In: News
The economic impacts of Covid-19 in India are likely to be quite steep. Madalsa Singh and Aniruddh Mohan contend that any stimulus package to restart the economy has to be ‘green’; it must encourage an economic path that reduces the carbon intensity of the economy, instead of propping up business...
May 1 2020 | Foreign Affairs | Posted In: News
When it comes to the precise technological makeup of a future decarbonized economy, expert opinions diverge. Engineers and economists, for the most part, imagine solutions that bundle several approaches, with both CCS and nuclear power acting as important complements to renewables.Political...