Sustainability Science Program

Current Fellows

2015-16 Sustainability Science Fellows

Mauricio Arias, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science
Tradeoffs between hydropower and hydrological alterations in the Amazon

Nuno Bento, Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Formative phase and spatial diffusion of energy innovations: Drivers and policy implications

Christian Binz, Associate
Low-carbon leapfrogging in China: An international innovation system perspective

Kathryn Chelminski, Doctoral Research Fellow
Sustainable energy transitions and fossil fuel subsidy reform in Indonesia

Jinqiang Chen, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science
Risk analysis and management of China’s energy transition by 2030

Fabio Farinosi, Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science
Climate and land use change impacts on the hydrology of the Tapajos River in Brazil: consequences for the hydropower expansion plans

Gianfranco Gianfrate, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow in Sustainability Science
Integrating sustainability in corporate valuation:  The measures of carbon-risk for European companies

Alicia Harley, Doctoral student 
Agriculture innovation for small and marginal farmers: A regional study of Bihar, India

Eunjee Lee, Associate
Unsteadiness of the Amazonian hydrologic cycle? The roles of land-cover and climate change

Zhu Liu, Associate
Designing a sustainability matrix framework to analyze the carbon emission in China and in global cities

Janhavi Nilekani, Doctoral student
Evaluating the impact of Indian vehicular emissions standards

Karoline Steinbacher, Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science
Exporting the Energiewende? A cross-case analysis of Germany’s role as a ‘sender’ in sustainable energy policy diffusion

Anish Sugathan, Associate
The temporal and regional emission patterns associated with expansion of coal-fired power plants across India and to estimate its health and productivity impacts

Pu Wang, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science
The potential of an upstream cap-and-trade system in addressing air pollution and greenhouse gas emission in China: Institutional and economic analyses