Narasimha Rao

Associate Professor of Energy Systems

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Tel: 203-436-1692

Faculty Support

Eleanor Migliore
203-432-5732
eleanor.migliore@yale.edu

Office
Room 206
Kroon Hall
195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT

Education

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
B.A., Dartmouth College, Computer Engineering

 

About

Dr. Narasimha D. Rao's research examines the relationship between energy systems, human development and climate change. He is a contributing author to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report. He received 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 include studying equity in energy transitions, and the impacts of climate change and its mitigation on society. 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. He received his PhD from Stanford University in Environment and Resources, Masters from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Electrical Engineering and Technology Policy, and A.B from Dartmouth College.

 

Courses

Course Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Fall 2022 Spring 2023
789
Energy and Development
    Rao
TBA - TBA
814
Energy Systems Analysis
Rao
M,W - 9:00-10:20
Rao
TBA - TBA