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2016

May 30 2016 | Posted In: News
Inês Azevedo provided a Colloquium titled "Understanding the Uncertainties in Consequences of Climate Change for the United States Power Sector Infrastructure when Considering a Realistic Mitigation Pace and Adaptation Needs" at ETH Zurich's Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science on the...
Apr 27 2016 | Posted In: News
Dr. Inês Azevedo, Associate Professor of Engineering and Public Policy, Co-Director, Climate and Energy Decision Making Center, Carnegie Mellon University provides an "Andy Talk" (20 minutes or less) on Energy Pathways, Policies, and Decisions during Carnegie Mellon's Energy Week 2016. https://...
Feb 17 2016 | Posted In: Media, Video
Energy Bite is a weekly 90 second radio program where listeners can learn about energy innovation opportunities and challenges related to every day life. Inês was featured in episodes 138 and 139. Listen to the first of the series, at left. All of the sessions are available at https://energybite....

2015

Oct 25 2015 | Posted In: News
Over 30 CEDM affiliates presented or moderated at the 33rd Annual USAEE conference, including Inês Azevedo and her students. Four out of the thirteen posters accepted to the conference were from Inês' students. She moderated the session on Electric Vehicles: Studies on Pollution, Consumers, and...
Oct 21 2015 | Posted In: News
Pictured left to right: Julian Lamy, Ines Azevedo, Alan Jenn, Ledran Lesic
Sep 1 2015 | Posted In: Media
"What are the options? How do we build a decarbonized world? Ines Azevedo studies both the logistics and repercussions of energy systems. She looks beyond the solutions themselves to examine the results, in terms of policy feasibility, consumer behavior and total carbon emissions. To her, it is...
Aug 21 2015 | Posted In: Media
From the article: "According to a new lifecycle analysis by a team at Carnegie Mellon University, a battery electric vehicle (BEV) powered with natural gas-based electricity achieves around an average 40% lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction when compared to a conventional gasoline...
Aug 18 2015 | Posted In: Media
The article by Robert Fares highlights my recent work: "While there is no doubt that energy storage can help integrate renewable energy with the grid, a recent study by Eric Hittinger of the Rochester Institute of Technology and Inês Azevedo of Carnegie Mellon University indicates that bulk energy...
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 16 2015 | Posted In: News
My former PhD student and postdoc Dr. Ahmed Abdullah, has just started a new postdoc position at UC San Diego! Sincerest congratulations Ahmed!
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 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 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 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...

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