Professional experience, education, honors and awards

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HONORS AND AWARDS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

A. Academic – current

 

Research Affiliate

Policy Institute for Energy, Environment, and the Economy, University of California, Davis, 11/2019-present

Research Affiliate

Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1/2016-present

Research Affiliate

Instiute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis, 11/2019-present

Researcher

Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 3/2015-present

B. Academic – previous

Researcher

Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis, 7/2006-3/2015

Associate Researcher

Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis, 9/1993-6/2006

Post-Graduate Researcher

Civil and Environmental Engineering and Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis, 12/1991-8/1993

Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, Princeton University, 10/1990-11/1991

Research Assistant

University of California, Davis, 1985-88

University of California, Berkeley, 1979-81

C. Industry, government, other

Private consultant

World Bank, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Global Environmental Facility, International Energy Agency, U. S. Department of Energy, Argonne National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, U. S. Department of Transportation, California Air Resources Board, California Energy Commission, and others; 1989-2006 (see “private consulting” elsewhere on this website)

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EDUCATION

Ph. D., Ecology (emissions of greenhouse gases from transportation fuels and electricity; alternative fuels for transportation), University of California, Davis, 1990

M. Arch.  (planning; energy use in buildings), University of California, Berkeley, 1982

B. A.  (architecture), University of California, Berkeley, 1979

Physics and civil engineering major, University of California, Los Angeles, 1976-78

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HONORS AND AWARDS

Cozzarelli Prize, National Academy of Sciences, 2015. For paper: M. Z. Jacobson, M. A. Delucchi, M. Cameron, and B. Frew “A Solution to the Grid Reliability Problem with 100% Penetration of Intermittent Wind, Water, and Solar for All Purposes,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1510028112 (2015)

 “Citation of Excellence” from Emerald Publishing, given in 2017for “one of the most highly cited and influential papers published in 2014 relating to the areas of business management, finance, accounting, economics and marketing:”  R. J. Plevin, M. A. Delucchi, and F. Creutzig, “Using Attributional Life Cycle Assessment to Estimate Climate-Change Mitigation Benefits Misleads Policymakers,” Journal of Industrial Ecology 18: 73-83 (2014).

Nomination for the Journal of Industrial Ecology Graedel Prize for best paper published in 2013: R. J. Plevin, M. A. Delucchi, and F. Creutzig, “Using Attributional Life Cycle Assessment to Estimate Climate-Change Mitigation Benefits Misleads Policymakers,” Journal of Industrial Ecology 18: 73-83 (2014).

University of California Transportation Center Post-graduate Fellowship, 1991-92

Transportation Student of the Year, Region IX University Transportation Center (California), 1991

Chevron Graduate Student Fellowship, 1990

UC Regents Fellowship, 1988-89

UC Regents Fellowship, 1987-88

UC Regents Fellowship, 1986-87

Twice nominated as outstanding teaching assistant

National Collegiate Natural Resource Management Award, 1987

Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation Fellowship Competition, 1986

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