Narasimha Rao

Assistant Professor of Energy Systems

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Tel: 2034361692

Faculty Support

Eleanor Migliore
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Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D, Stanford University, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER)
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Technology Policy Program
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Curriculum Vitae



Dr. Narasimha D. Rao's research examines the relationship between energy systems, human development and climate change. He is the recipient of the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant (2015-2019) for a project entitled Decent Living Energy -energy and emissions thresholds for providing decent living standards for all. His research interests also include investigating income inequality, infrastructure, and climate policy. His methods include household energy modeling, econometrics, input-output, and policy analysis.

Dr. Rao is also a Senior Research Scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and an Adjunct Fellow at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment in Bangalore, India.



Course Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Energy Systems Analysis
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