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Jul 16 2015 | Posted In: News
My former PhD student Dr. Alan Jenn, has just started a new postdoc position at UC Davis! Congratulations Alan!
Jul 16 2015 | Posted In: Media
A new study by Carnegie Mellon University researchers finds that in some regions of the United States electric vehicles have the smallest carbon footprint, but in other regions, hybrids do. Carnegie Mellon Professor of Engineering and Public Policy and Mechanical Engineering Jeremy Michalek,...
Jul 8 2015 | Posted In: News
My former PhD student Dr. Russell Meyer, has just switched jobs and joined the NMR Group, based in Boston, as Quantitative Analyst doing energy efficiency program evaluation! Congratulations Russ!
Jul 8 2015 | Posted In: News
My former PhD student Dr. Ivonne Peña has just joined NREL where she will be working on issues related to the integration of wind and solar! Warm congratulations Ivonne! Ivonne Peña is currently an Electric Systems Modeler at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO. She is a...
Jul 8 2015 | Posted In: News
My student Julian Lamy is currently interning as a summer scholar for DOE's ARPA-E program: Congrats Julian, it should be a great experience!
Jul 4 2015 | Posted In: Media
A paper recently published by Jeremy Michalek, Chris Hendrickson, and Ines Azevedo, titled "Regional Variability and Uncertainty of Electric Vehicle Life Cycle CO2 Emissions across the United States" was recently featured in Torque News. The study shows that the all-electric Nissan LEAF emits less...
Apr 8 2015 | Posted In: Media
"AMERICA NEEDS BILLIONS to fix its crumbling, crappy roads. But no one's got that kind of money and the Highway Trust Fund - Uncle Sam's primary means for paying for road construction and repairs - teeters on insolvency. That's because it's funded largely by a federal fuel tax that's been parked at...
Mar 23 2015 | Posted In: Media
In this short essay, they discuss the potential benefits of expanding the scope of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2). A link to the article is available here.
Mar 18 2015 | Posted In: Media, Video
To transition to sustainable energy systems, we need to look at technology, policy, innovation, and people, says Engineering and Public Policy Associate Professor Inês Azevedo. In this video, she discusses how she researches each of these aspects to help us successfully move to sustainable energy...
Mar 18 2015
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering have found that an increased adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) would result in reduced consumption of gasoline and consequently a decrease in gasoline tax revenue that currently supports infrastructure development and...
Mar 18 2015 | Posted In: News
"Bulk energy storage is generally considered an important contributor for the transition toward a more flexible and sustainable electricity system. Although economically valuable, storage is not fundamentally a "green" technology. Hittinger and Azevedo model the economic and emissions effects of...
Feb 21 2015 | Posted In: Media
Jornali, a major Portuguese newspaper, named Ines Azevedo one of the top immigants they would like to see return to the country.
Jan 21 2015 | Posted In: Media, Video
Azevedo was recently featured in a video explaining some of the recent research with Kyle Siler-Evans, Granger Morgan, and Jay Apt, addressing the question: "Are you REALLY saving the environment investing in a wind farm or solar power plant?" Learn more about CMU's Engineering and Public Policy...