current Doctoral Students

  1. Lauren Cook (Committee Chair, Co-Advised with Jeanne VanBriesen), “Incorporating Climate Change Information into Engineering Design Decisions”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2014-present.

  2. Ken Sears (Committee Chair, Co-Advised with Greg Lowry and Kelly Klima), “Climate Adaptation and the Electricity System”, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy, 2014-present.

  3. DeVynne Farquharson (Co-Advised with Paulina Jaramillo), “Sustainable Energy Access in the Developing World”, Engineering and Public Policy, 2015-present

  4. Abdullah Al-Arfaj (Committee Chair, Co-Advised with Michael Griffin), “Emissions and Energy Use from Future Global Passenger Vehicle Fleets: Transitions to Electric and Automated Vehicles”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2016-present.

  5. Tania Lopez-Cantu (Committee Chair), “Stormwater Engineering Under Climate Change and Deep Uncertainty”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2017-present

  6. Jacob Ward (Co-Advised with Jeremy Michalek and Inês Azevedo), “Impact of Shared Mobility on Vehicle Energy, Economic and Emissions Outcomes”, Engineering and Public Policy, 2016-present

  7. Allanté Whitmore (Committee Chair, co-advised with Gabrielle Wong-Parodi and H. Scott Matthews), "Equity, Ethical, and Environmental Implications of Autonomous Vehicles", Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy, 2017-present

  8. Lt. Col. (S) Woosuk Chun, USAF (Committee Chair), "Assessing Department of Defense Installation Resilience and Energy Use", Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2017-present.

  9. Ana Caceres (Co-Advised with H. Scott Matthews and Paulina Jaramillo), "Climate Risk Index of Hydropower Infrastructure", Engineering and Public Policy and Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2017-present.

 

Alumni Doctoral Students

  1. Greg Schivley (Committee Chair, Co-Advised with Inês Azevedo), “Environmental Implications of Energy Transitions”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Completed in 2018.

  2. Chelsea Kolb (Co-Advised with Jeanne VanBriesen and Matteo Pozzi), “Drinking Water Quality and Risk Challenges from Increasing Source Water Bromide: Climate and Energy Changes”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Completed in 2018.

  3. Avi Mersky (Committee Chair), “Environmental Benefits of Vehicle Automation”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University. Completed in 2017.

  4. Corey Harper (Co-Advised with Chris Hendrickson), “Costs and Benefits of Transitioning to Autonomous Vehicles”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Completed in 2017.

  5. Maj. Paul Tisa, USAF, (Co-Advised with Paul Fischbeck), “Improving the Military’s Fully Burdened Cost of Fuel Decisionmaking”, Engineering and Public Policy, Completed in 2016.

  6. Daniel Posen (Committee Member), “Fuel, Feedstock, or Neither? – Evaluating Tradeoffs in the use of Biomass for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation? Engineering and Public Policy and Civil and Environmental Engineering, Completed in 2016.

  7. Stephanie Seki (Committee Member), “Assessing the impacts of increased ethanol availability and use in the transportation sector with case studies in Pennsylvania?” Engineering and Public Policy and Civil and Environmental Engineering, Completed in 2016.

  8. Leslie Abrahams (Co-Advised with Michael Griffin and Scott Matthews), “Life Cycle Environmental Impacts from Energy Exports”, Engineering and Public Policy and Civil and Environmental Engineering, Completed in 2016.

  9. Edmundo Molina-Perez, (Committee Member). “The International Diffusion of Climate Change Mitigation Technologies”, Pardee RAND Graduate School. Completed in 2016.

  10. Michelle Tom (Committee Member), “Impacts of Overweight and Obesity on Food Production and Transportation”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University. Completed in 2015.

  11. Frauke Hoss (Committee Member), “Uncertainty in River Forecasts: Quantification and Implications for Decision-Making in Emergency Management”, Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University. Completed in 2014.

  12. Chaoling Feng, (Co-Advised with Charles Wolf Jr. and Debra Knopman). “U.S. and China: New Opportunities and Challenges for Multi-level Collaboration to Promote Energy Security”, Pardee RAND Graduate School. Completed in 2014.

  13. Aviva Litovitz, (Committee Member). “Impact of Federal Funding on the Productivity of Sustainable Energy Researchers”, Pardee RAND Graduate School. Completed in 2014.

  14. Elizabeth Traut, (Committee Member). “Life Cycle Cost and Environmental Implications of U.S. Electric Vehicle and Charging Infrastructure Scenarios”, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Completed in 2013.

  15. Catherine Izard, (Committee Member). “Transforming the Electricity Sector to Low-Carbon Infrastructure To Meet Emissions Reduction Targets by Mid-Century”, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Completed in 2013.

  16. Racheal Nealer, (Committee Member). “Sustainable Transportation and Decision-Making: case studies of transportation decisions to reduce environmental impacts” Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Completed in 2012.

 

Alumni Master's Students

  1. Ana Caceres, “Extreme Events and Asset Management”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University. 2017.

  2. Maureen Golan, “Energy Intensity of Warehousing”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University. 2017.

  3. Adam Goldstein, “Power Sector Emissions Intensity”, Energy Science, Technology and Policy, 2016-2017.

  4. Narayanaswami Bharadwaj, “Techno-Economic Assessment of Automated Vehicles”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University. 2016.

  5. Dawning Wu, “Alternative Fuels for Public Transit in Kenya”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University. 2016.

  6. James Miller, “Innovation Opportunities for Autonomous Vehicles and Communications Technologies”, Carnegie Mellon University. 2015.

  7. Thiago Rodrigues, “Climate Change Adaptation and Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University. 2015.

  8. Chen Zhou, “Climate Risks to the U.S. Strategic Highway Network”, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University. 2015.

  9. Nemi Vora, Summer 2014. "Congruence of Electricity Environmental and Reliability Benefits in MISO", Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University. 2014.

  10. LCDR Jacob McIlvaine, USN. “Energy Security at U.S. Navy Installations”, Energy Science, Technology and Policy, Carnegie Mellon University. 2015.

  11. CPT Michael Wiehagen, USA. Spring 2014. "Benefits of Microgrids at U.S. Army Installations".