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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.

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Dec 30 2019 | Forbes | Posted In: News
U.S. farms cost the economy more in health and environmental damage than they contribute to the economy, according to a recent study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences (PNAS). For 20 economic sectors, the study compares the cost of premature deaths from particulate air...
Nov 5 2019 | Posted In: News
Inês' current and former students meet up at this year's USAEE conference in Denver!
Medium- and heavy-duty trucks, motor coaches, and transit buses - collectively, "medium- and heavy-duty vehicles", or MHDVs - are used in every sector of the economy. The fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions of MHDVs have become a focus of legislative and regulatory action in the past few...