Research Team

Current Students

Max Brozynski, PhD student in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering

  • MS, Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • BS, Mathematics with Economics, London School of Economics
  • Research interests: energy system modeling, game theory, competitive strategy

Gopika Jayadev, PhD student in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering

  • MS, Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • BTech, Production and Industrial Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut
  • Research interests: energy infrastructure planning, supply chain and logistics, networks

Erick Jones, PhD student in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering

  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Minor in Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Research interests: energy system modeling, transportation, vehicle sharing and automation

Milad Eghtedari Naeini, PhD student in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering

  • MS, Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • MS, Construction Engineering and Management, The University of Tehran
  • Research interests: integrated assessment modeling, climate policy analysis, model diagnostics

Urairisa “Birdy” Phathanapirom, PhD student in Mechanical Engineering

  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • BS, Physics, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Research interests: nuclear fuel cycle, nuclear energy policy, decision analysis

Qianru Zhu, PhD student in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering

  • BS, Mathematics and Economics, Pennsylvania State University
  • Research interests: sustainable cities, equilibrium modeling, urban form

Former Students

Chris Lanham, MS, Energy and Earth Resources, 2018

  • BS, Environmental Engineering, Yale University
  • Chris won a Director’s Award for the best Energy and Earth Resources theses.

Peter Tutton, MS, Energy and Earth Resources, 2018

  • MEng, Mechanical Engineering, University of Bristol
  • Peter won a Director’s Award for the best Energy and Earth Resources theses.

Kunal Punjabi, MS, Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, 2017