Sustainability Science Program

Research Fellows

Research Fellows

2013-14 Sustainability Science Fellows (alphabetically)

Amrita Ahuja, Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Nigel Asquith, Research Fellow and Charles Bullard Fellow
Rahul Banerjee, Giorgio Ruffolo Mid-Career Research Fellow
Fabio Farinosi, Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow
Nilesh Fernando, Doctoral Research Fellow
Rachael Garrett, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Tara Grillos, Doctoral Research Fellow
Alicia Harley, Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow
Santosh Kesavan, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow
Eunjee Lee, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Zhu Liu, joint Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program and the Energy Technology Innovation Policy project
Angela Livino, Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow
Yosef Manik, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Scott Moore, joint Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program and the Energy Technology Innovation Policy project
Yusuf Neggers, Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow
Janhavi Nilekani, Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow
Varad Pande, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow
Annalidia Pansini, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow
Fábio Pereira, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science
Nicholas Ryan, Post-doctoral Research Fellow and Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics
Hardik Shah, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow
Anant Sudarshan, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Anish Sugathan, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Pamela Templer, Research Fellow and Charles Bullard Fellow
Livio Valenti, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow
Judson Valentim, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow and DRCLAS Research Associate
Elizabeth Walker, Doctoral Research Fellow and Crump Fellow
Xiaoqi Xu, joint Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program and the Energy Technology Innovation Policy project
Chao Zhang, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Yongjiang Zhang, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science

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2013-14 Sustainability Science Fellows (by Initiative)

Initiative on Sustainable Development in Amazonia: Land Use and the Hydrologic Cycle

Fabio Farinosi, Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow
Flood risk mitigation in Brazil: The impact of climate and land use change

Eunjee Lee, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Integrated assessment of land-use and hydrology for sustainable development of the Amazon under changing climate

Angela Livino, Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow
Analyzing the impacts of climate change on Amazon rivers and the implications for energy development: A case study on Tapajos River Basin

Fábio Pereira, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science
Conceptual evaluation of surface hydrology in the Tapajos River Basin and implications of climate and land use changes for its hydropower operations

Initiative on Sustainable Energy Development in China

Zhu Liu, joint Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program and the Energy Technology Innovation Policy project
A low-carbon pathway for China’s sustainable development

Scott Moore, joint Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program and the Energy Technology Innovation Policy project
The once and future crisis: Water scarcity and socioeconomic challenge in twenty-first century China

Xiaoqi Xu, joint Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program and the Energy Technology Innovation Policy project
Innovation for building energy sustainability through human-environment interactions: A comparative study of the U.S. and China

Chao Zhang, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Energy-water nexus in China

Initiative on Public-Private Partnerships to Promote Sustainable Development in India

Rahul Banerjee, Giorgio Ruffolo Mid-Career Research Fellow
The design of capacity for long-term power supply markets in India

Santosh Kesavan, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow
Design and evaluation of a public-private partnership scheme to promote sustainable transportation in India

Yusuf Neggers, Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow
The impacts of joint forest management in India

Janhavi Nilekani, Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow
Policy instruments for pollution control: Evaluating particulate matter control policies in India

Varad Pande, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow
India’s market-friendly environmental mechanisms: Lessons for developing countries

Nicholas Ryan, Post-doctoral Research Fellow and Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics
Is there an energy-efficiency gap? Measuring returns to efficiency with a field experiment in India

Hardik Shah, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow
Applicability of US water quality trading programs in an Indian scenario

Anant Sudarshan, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow
A particulate emissions trading scheme for India: Evaluating the impact of information and markets

Anish Sugathan, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Evaluating emission control policies for the Indian power sector: Policy alternatives considering abatement and growth

Initiative on Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development

Nigel Asquith, Research Fellow and Charles Bullard Fellow
Can payments for environment services support sustainable forest management: Lessons from a series of randomized control trial evaluations

Nilesh Fernando, Doctoral Research Fellow
Mobile phone-based agricultural extension, cotton cultivation and sustainable pest management

Rachael Garrett, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow
The economic and institutional feasibility of integrating crop and livestock systems in the United States and Brazil to promote agricultural sustainability

Alicia Harley, Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow
Agriculture Innovation Systems and Collective Action

Yosef Manik, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Toward sustainable palm oil biodiesel: Advancing the sustainable pathway through understanding the complex dynamics of its supply chain

Pamela Templer, Research Fellow and Charles Bullard Fellow
Role of winter climate change in biogeochemical cycling, water, and air quality of northeastern U.S. forest ecosystems

Livio Valenti, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow
New technologies for improving global health: A roadmap for commercializing silk-based innovation

Judson Valentim, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow and DRCLAS Research Associate
Mobilizing science and technology to equitably enhance agricultural production, food security and environmental conservation in the Brazilian Amazon

Others:

Amrita Ahuja, Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Institutional design for safe water provision: The role of incentives, monitoring and local leaders

Tara Grillos, Doctoral Research Fellow
Public participation in Kenya: Power, preferences and paradigms

Annalidia Pansini, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow
The role of the renewable energy sources towards the establishment of a Euro-Mediterranean technological cooperation partnership: analysis of the case of Tunisia

Elizabeth Walker, Doctoral Research Fellow and Crump Fellow
Development tradeoffs: Investigating the environmental externalities of industrial development in South Africa

Yongjiang Zhang, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science
The importance of fog in maintaining tropical rainforests in southwest China: Physiological and hydrological basis for forest conservation and sustainable development