Former Students

Hossein Safaei 

Graduated: 2014
Thesis: Techno-Economic Assessment of the Need for Bulk Energy Storage in Low-Carbon Electricity Systems With a Focus on Compressed Air Storage (CAES)
University: Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Current job: IHS Energy

Ashley Mercer

Graduated: 2014
Thesis: An Examination of Emerging Public and Expert Judgments of Solar Radiation Management.
University: Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Calgary
Current job: NRCan, Government of Canada

Katharine L. Ricke

Graduated: 2011
Thesis: Characterizing Impacts and Implications of Proposals for Solar Radiation Management, a Form of Climate Engineering.
University: Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Current job: University of California, San Diego

Ganesh Dolumweerawatta Gamage

Graduated: 2011
Thesis: Assessing the Effectiveness of Wind Power and Cogeneration for Carbon Management of Electric Power Systems.
University: Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Calgary
Current job: University of Calgary

Mehdi Zeidouni

Graduated: 2011
Thesis: Analytical and Inverse Models for Leakage Characterization of CO2 Storage.
University: Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary
Current job: Louisiana State University

Geoffrey Holmes

Graduated: 2010
Thesis: A Carbon Dioxide Absorption Performance Evaluation For Capture From Ambient Air
University: Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary
Current job: Carbon Engineering

Sarah M. Jordaan

Graduated: 2010
Thesis: The land use footprint of energy extraction in Alberta. Available on request.
University: Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary.
Current job: University of Calgary

Eduard Cubi Montanya

Graduated: 2009
Thesis: Performance of Underfloor Air Distribution Systems. Temperature Stratification and Ventilation Effectiveness in the Child Development Centre.
University: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Calgary
Current job: University of Calgary

Juan Moreno-Cruz

Graduated: 2009
Thesis: Essays on the Economics of Geoengineering.
University: Department of Economics, University of Calgary
Current job: Georgia Institute of Technology

Jamie Rhodes

Graduated: 2007
Thesis: Carbon mitigation with biomass: An engineering, economic, and policy assessment of opportunities and implications.
University: Carnegie Mellon University
Current job: Embori Group LLC

Joshuah Stolaroff

Graduated: 2006
Thesis: Capturing CO2 from ambient air: A feasibility assessment. Civil and environmental engineering and Engineering and public policy. (This version is formatted for on screen viewing and compact printing. A version with the original formatting is available upon request)
University: Carnegie Mellon University
Current job: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
(jointly supervised with GregLowry)

Hassan Hassanzadeh

Graduated: 2006
Thesis: Simulation of convective mixing in porousmedia for geologic storage of CO2.
University: Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary
Current job: University of Calgary
(jointly supervised with Mehran Pooladi-Darvish)

Joseph Decarolis

Graduated: 2004
Thesis: The Economics and Environmental Impacts of Large-Scale WindPower in a Carbon Constrained World.
University: Engineering and Public Policy, CarnegieMellon University
Current job: North Carolina State University

Elizabeth Wilson

Graduated: 2004
Thesis: Managing the Risks of Geologic Carbon Sequestration: ARegulatory and Legal Analysis.
University: Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Current job: University of Minnesota

Timothy Johnson

Graduated: 2002
Thesis: Electricity Without Carbon Dioxide: Assessing the Role ofCarbon Capture and Sequestration in US Electric Markets.
University: Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Current job: Duke University