Energy, Climate, Automation, and Resilience
Costa Samaras is an Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University and an Adjunct Senior Researcher at the RAND Corporation, informing decisions about resilience, autonomous vehicles, and the future of energy systems. He is the Director of the Center for Engineering and Resilience for Climate Adaptation, and the Co-Director of the Power Sector Carbon Index.
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Find out about our current research areas in climate change adaptation, autonomous and electric transportation, energy security, and the transition to a low-carbon energy system.
Prof. Samaras quoted in Forbes on 3D printing and the future of the auto industry
Prof. Samaras presents research on implications of automated vehicles at a Congressional Robotics Caucus Staff Briefing
Prof. Samaras quoted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about climate resilience
Prof. Samaras and Prof. Vinsel publish op-ed on autonomous vehicles in The Conversation and Scientific American.
Prof. Samaras quoted in Climate Wire about climate resilience
Prof. Samaras quoted in WIRED on Volvo's EV announcement
Grateful to spend the day with my family in the Allegheny mountains. Talked about what it means to be a refugee with my mother-in-law. 1/
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