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Autumn 2020

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Eileen Waris, Joint MS-MBA

Alvaro Stolowicz, Joint MS-MBA

Land Use and Agriculture

Sustainable Built Environment

A Roadmap to Reducing Last Mile Delivery Related CO2 Emissions in San Francisco 

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Eitan Rovero-Shein, Joint MS-MBAEnergyLocation, Location, Location: Analyzing the Optimal Battery Storage Distribution for CaliforniaLinkedin

Phillipp Krinner, Joint MS-MBA

Julius Niehaus, Joint MS-MBA

Energy

Energy

Heat Pumps: Unlimited Energy Right in Your Own Backyard

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Alex Li, Joint MS-MBACustom: Sustainable TransportationElectric Robotaxis: Understanding the Impact of Electric, Shared and Autonomous TransportationLinkedin
John Hare-Grogg, Joint MS-JDSustainable Built EnvironmentStrategies for Climate-Sensitive Location of New Housing Development  Linkedin

Maya Granit, Joint MS-MBA

Meg Downey, Joint MS-MBA

(In collaboration with Caroline Ferguson, PhD)

Energy

Sustainable Design

Community-Based Sea Cucumber Aquaculture: Designing an Operating Model that Prioritizes Conservation & Financial Sustainability

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Emily Gittins, Joint MS-MBA

Carla Pacini, Joint MS-MBA

Energy

Sustainable Design

Circular Fashion: Evaluating Economics, Consumer Behavior, and Environmental Impacts of Secondhand Models

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Daniel Irvin, Joint MS-JD

(In collaboration with Kiran Chawla, PhD)

EnergyDistributional Issues Arising from Increasing Wildfire Risks in the Residential Insurance and Housing MarketsLinkedin
Sami Tellatin, Joint MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureCracking the Farm Financial Barrier to Soil Health Practice Adoption: Capital Access and Profitability InsightsLinkedin
Fabiola Quinzanos-Rodriguez, Joint MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureThe Treasure Behind the Green Gold: Understanding the Opportunities in the Avocado Supply ChainLinkedin
Mondee Lu, Joint MS-JDLand Use and AgricultureUnderstanding Material Pathways for California's Woody Feedstock: 2020-2050Linkedin

Winter 2020

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Allan Van Vliet, MS-JDLand Use and AgricultureCan IP Law Improve Food Resilience? A Survey of Proposed Agriculture IP Reforms Through the Lens of Genetic DiversityLinkedIn
Madhu Yalamarthi, MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureInvesting in Sustainable Food Supply ChainsLinkedIn
Dan Freeman, MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureWhat Does an Alt-Cow Eat, Anyway? Animal Product Alternatives and Legume Value ChainsLinkedIn
Michael M. Golz, MS-JDFreshwaterToward Resilient Municipal Water Supply: Evaluating Appetite for Water Recycling in DenverLinkedIn
Thomas M. Miller, MS-JDLand Use and AgricultureRedrawing the Legal Landscape for Geologic Carbon Sequestration in California 
Julia Osterman, MS-MBALand Use and Agriculture

Unlocking Public Private Investment in Mangroves for Coastal Resilience and Carbon Sequestration

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Alexandra Boboc, MS-MBA

Eyal Donath Zafir, MS-MBA

Max Sapozhnikov, MS-MBA

Energy

Sustainable Built Environment

Cleantech

A Path to 24/7 Clean Energy for Data Centers: Analyzing the Feasibility, Economics and Impact of Using Energy Storage

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Graham Wookey, MS-MBAEnergyRestoring South Africa's Mining Sector with Battery StorageLinkedIn
Adrien Duroc-Danner, MS-JDEnergySources and Uses: Trends in Clean Energy Finance in California and the Northeast 
Mike Caron, MS-MBAEnergyAccelerating Transportation Electrification: Watt Can be Learned by Analyzing Existing Electric Vehicle Fleets?LinkedIn
Jennifer Goldman, MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureThe Future of Transportation: Putting Cities in the Driver's SeatLinkedIn

Autumn 2019

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Caroline Jo, MS-JD

(In partnership with Sudatta Ray, PhD student)

EnergyThe Shareability Potential of Energy Access Solutions in Urban Slums around Harare, ZimbabweLinkedIn

Annie Baldwin, MS-MBA

(In partnership with Nathan Ratledge, PhD student)

EnergyBatteries are the New Pancakes: A Comparative Analysis of Value Streams from Batteries in California, Kenya, and UgandaLinkedIn

Cody Evans, MS-MBA

(In partnership with KC McKanna, PhD student)

EnergyA Green Opportunity: Encouraging New State and Local Policies to Encourage Clean Energy Investments in Opportunity ZonesLinkedIn

Ida Hempel, MS-MBA

Nate Nunta, MS-MBA

Valerie Shen, MS-MBA

Energy

Sustainable Design

Energy

Shades of Green: Assessing the Environmental Impacts of China's Belt and Road Initiative

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Jayce Hafner, MS-MBA

(In partnership with Nic Buckley-Biggs, PhD student)

Land Use and AgricultureThe Grass is Greener: The Role of Payments for Ecosystem Services in Protecting California's Rangelands and Promoting Grassfed BeefLinkedIn

Abhay Jain, MS-MBA

Nico Guillen Barrail, MS-MBA

Energy

Land Use and Agriculture

Low Hanging Fruit: VC Investable Trends in Food Waste

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Guillen Barrail: LinkedIn

Rachel Reed, Dual MS-PhD Mechanical EngineeringSustainable DesignDesigning a Forced Air Static Composting System for Small Scale Farms 

Luis Lascurain, MS-MBA

Johannes Olejnik, MS-MBA

Land Use and Agriculture

Land Use and Agriculture

Incentive Driven Sustainability in Large Scale US Farming

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Ezgi Sonmez, MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureComparative Study on Pistachio Markets in Turkey and CaliforniaLinkedIn
Adhokshaj Bellurkar, MS-MBAEnergy

Evaluating the Cost-Performance Frontier in Methane Leak Detection

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George Amirdzhanyan, MS-MBA

Jim Yu, MS-MBA

Cleantech

Sustainable Built Environment

SRIs as a Vehicle for Growth in Developing Economies

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Winter 2019 

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Artem Barsukov, MS-MBA

Carlotta Mathieu, MS-MBA

Custom: Sustainable Design of Urban Systems

Sustainable Design

Transitioning to a Circular Economy: Redesigning Kids Clothing for Rental

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Natalie Bodington, MS-MBA

Stella Chen, MS-MBA

Cleantech

Sustainable Built Environment

Utility Digitization Challenges and Opportunities: Scaling Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems

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Autumn Bordner, MS-JDClimate Adaptation SystemsClimate Migration & Self-Determination: Perspectives from the Marshall IslandsLinkedIn
Ryan Calvert, MS-MBAEnergyWetland Restoration: A New Approach to Urban ResilienceLinkedIn
Ben DeGolia, MS-JDClimate and AtmosphereReforming Cost Allocation for Utility-Caused Wildfires in CaliforniaLinkedIn

Michael Levin, MS-JD

Martin Rudigier, MS-MBA

Energy

Custom: Sustainable Transportation

Accelerating the Adoption of Electric Vehicles by Providing an Electric Fleet-As-A-Service Model to Small and Mid-Sized Fleets in the U.S.

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Carlos Marinetti, MS-MBAClimate and AtmosphereThe Future is Electric: Using Energy Efficiency to Eliminate the Air Pollution of Cities in Southern ChileLinkedIn

Monica Molina, MS-JD

Will Foiles, MS-MBA

Energy

Energy

Democratizing Electricity: Energy Cooperatives in Puerto Rico

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Donna Ni, MS-JD

Sarah Rowan, MS-JD

Land Use and Agriculture

Climate and Atmosphere

Enacting the Human Right to Water: Voices from the Central Valley

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Jenny Park, MS-MBASustainable DesignSanta Lucia Preserve: Best Practices for Private Land Trusts in Western U.S.LinkedIn
Nihal Shrinath, MS-JDEnergyFunding Wildfire Preparedness in Under-resourced Rural CaliforniaLinkedIn
Srishti Sundram, MS-MBAEnergyInnovative Applications of FullMoon Sensors

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Autumn 2018 

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Rushil Prakash, MS-MBAEnergyFarm-level and Processing Food Waste Reduction in India: An Idea for Red ChilliesLinkedIn
Ruth Adu-Daako, MS-MBAEnergyUnderstanding the Economic Impacts of Artisanal Palm Oil Processing in Ghana 
Thomas Campbell, MS-MBA and Megan Welch, MS-MBA Sustainability through Data: Digital Transformation in the Oil Patch 
Dramane Meite, MS-MBA and Rafael Nataf, MS-MBA Modular Africa 
Manuel Waenke, MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureSound Agriculture - Incorporating Positive Environmental Effects into a Company's Commercialization StrategyLinkedIn

Winter 2018 

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Samanthe Belanger Tiver, MS-MBA (in partnership with Miyuki Hino, PhD student) Measuring the Impact of Nuisance Flooding 
Sudarshan Bhatija, MS-MBAEnergyEvaluating the Suitability of US Coal Plants for Advanced Carbon Capture Technology 
Max Evans, MS-MBA and Himanshu Gupta, MS-MBA Finance Application of Climate Indexes for Prediction of Environmental Assets 
Savannah Fletcher, MS-JD (in partnership with Kristen Green, PhD student)Land Use and AgricultureRespect the Land: Communicating Indigenous Subsistence Approaches to Arctic Land ManagersLinkedIn
Naga Kataru, MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureSustainability Issues in Medicinal Herbal Farming in the Context of Herbal Drinks Market 
Alejandra Maguina, MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureBridging Sustainability: Better Food for a Better World 
Miles Muller, MS-JDEnergyExpanding Low-income Access to Clean TransportationLinkedIn
Rashmi Nalla, MS-MBACleantechBridging the Financing Gap for Solar Projects in IndiaLinkedIn
Indira Phukan, MS/PhD EducationCustom: Social Equity and Environmental changeEnvironmental Justice in Higher Education: Expanding the Who and What

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Autumn 2017 

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Diego Arguelles, MS-MBASustainable DesignEje: Using a Systems Thinking Approach to Understand Community Forestry in MexicoLinkedIn
Aisha Bashir, MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureCreating a Market Mechanism for Improving the Livelihoods of Fulani Pastoralist Households in NigeriaLinkedIn
Shruthi Baskaran, MS-MBA & Ryan Betka, MS-MBA Rethinking Crop Insurance & Conservation in the U.S. Farm Bill: A Socio-Environmental Conception of “What Could Be” 
Apoorv Bhargava, MS-MBACleantechEmissions Impact of e-VTOL Fleets in the San Francisco Bay AreaLinkedIn
Pam Chirathivat MS-MBA & Timothy Latimer, MS-MBA (in partnership with Nathan Ratledge, PhD student) Impacts of Geothermal Development in East Africa 
Wendy Hua, MS-MBA & Stephanie Young, MS-MBA Data & Analytics Powering Smart Cities: Transitioning San Francisco Into a “Smart-City” 
Cynthia McMurry, MS-MBAGlobal Community and Environmental HealthAssessing Willingness to Pay for an Automated Chlorine Treatment Device in Kisumu County, KenyaLinkedIn
Eric Olliff, MS-MBA & Lesley Thayer, MS-MBA Greening the Cannabis Industry: A Business Case for Sustainable Cannabis 
Santiago Perez Teuffer Lopez, MS-MBAEnergyNorth American Gas Industry Integration: Solving for Mexico’s 54% Increase in Gas Deficit 

Winter 2017

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Alison Gocke, MS-JD & Lauren Tarpey, MS-JD Carbon Regulation in Virginia 
Jana Hennig, MS-MBAOceans and EstuariesScaling Strategies for Community-Supported Fisheries in the USLinkedIn
Laurel Mills, MS-JDSustainable DesignReducing Emissions through Education: Children as Agents of Behavior ChangeLinkedIn
Eugene Nho, MS-MBA and Greg Stillman, MS-MBA Identifying the Opportunity for Advanced Machine Learning in the Energy Sector 
Rylee Kercher Olm, MS-JDEnergyIncentivizing Renewable Energy Storage and TransmissionLinkedIn
Jason Perkins, MS-JD (in partnership with Christa Anderson, PhD)EnergyCounting California Forest Carbon Offsets: Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Lessons from California's Cap-and-Trade U.S. Forest Compliance Offset ProgramLinkedIn
Mary Rock, MS-JDLand Use and AgricultureMaking Milk by Polluting Water: Reviewing the Central Valley's Representative Dairy Monitoring Program and Reducing Nitrate PollutionLinekdIn
Alexandre Spitz, MS-MBAEnergy"Human vs. Nature" to "Human+Nature": Environmental Data as a Decision Support Tool in the Developing WorldLinkedIn
Elizabeth Vissers, MS-JDFreshwaterThe Road to Healthy Communities: Speeding the Adoption of Zero-Emissions Trucks 
Michelle Wu, MS-JDGlobal Community and Environmental HealthThe Role of Federal Loans and Guarantees in Modern Animal Agriculture and Policy Proposals to Incentivize More Sustainable MethodsLinkedIn

Autumn 2016

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Parker Barnes, Joint MS-MBASustainable Built EnvironmentClearFlame Engines: Building a roadmap to cleaner heavy-duty enginesLinkedIn
Michael Glassman, Joint MS-MBABlended: Sustainable Design/EnergyAway from ratepayers: focusing on small commercial electricity user needs to help increase the adoption of clean energy products and servicesLinkedIn
Nadine Lehner, Joint MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureCreating "Chulengo," an Immersive Conservation Education Program at the future Patagonia National ParkLinkedIn
Pitch Lindsay, Joint MS-MBASustainable Built EnvironmentGreen Retrofitting U.S. Commercial Real Estate - Challenges and OpportunitiesLinkedIn
Rob Meister, Joint MS-MBAEnergyStrategies to Support the Expansion of Natural Gas Power Generation in IndiaLinkedIn
Damien Scott, Joint MS-MBA & Felix Steinmeyer, Joint MS-MBA Future business opportunities in the optimization of the energy use of electric, shared and fully autonomous vehicles 
Billy Xia, Joint MS-MBASustainable DesignLocally-Managed Marine Area: A Case Study in Tofo, MozambiqueLinkedIn
Paul Zhu, Joint MS-MBAEnergyLighting Residential Solar in ChinaLinkedIn

Winter 2016

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Marcos Ayestaran, Joint MS-MBA & Tomas Ocampo, Joint MS-MBA Utility Scale Solar PV in Argentina 
Jeff Barnes, Joint MS-MBACleantechResidential Hot Water Heaters as an Energy Storage ResourceLinkedIn
Nicholas Flanders, Joint MS-MBA & Neil Raina, Joint MS-JD Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide: the Basis for the Energy Company of the Future 
Elizabeth Jones, Joint MS-JDGlobal Community Environmental and HealthWater Quality Monitoring in California SchoolsLinkedIn
Rose Stanley, Joint MS-JD (in partnership with Anne Siders, PhD)Oceans and EstuariesAdaptive Governance in a Changing Arctic: Dynamic Ocean Management in the Bering StraitLinkedIn

Autumn 2015

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Brooks Barron, Joint MS-MBAEnergyBuilding Nature Connection via Behavior DesignLinkedIn
Diego Bartels, Joint MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureAccelerating the Development of the AgTech Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in BrazilLinkedIn
Victoria Beasley, Sam Kamara & Christian Okoye, Joint MS-MBA Utility-Scale Solar at the Frontier: A Comparative Feasibility Study of Sub-Saharan African Markets 
Drew Fleeter, Joint MS-MBACleantechDevelopment of an Investment Thesis for Microgrids in the United StatesLinkedIn
Marcela Ochoa, Joint MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureImproving Profit and Conservation Value in Agricultural Holdings: Strategies and Trade-offs at The Nature Conservancy of California 
Whitney Skinner, Joint MS-MBA (in partnership with Emily Grubert, PhD)EnergyEvaluating the Social and Environmental Impacts of Coal Seam Gas in Australia Against the Triple Bottom LineLinkedIn
Berker Yagci, Joint MS-MBASustainable Built EnvironmentTechnical and Economic Assessment of Solar Electricity Generation in TurkeyLinkedIn

Spring 2015

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Lisa Forssell, Joint MS-MBAEnergyElectric Vehicles from a Utility Perspective: A Case Study with the Los Angeles Department of Water and PowerLinkedIn
Tim Singer, Dual MS-MDCustom: Sustainable Systems ThinkingAn Interdisciplinary Meta-Model of the Impact of Climate Change on Child Development in the Great Lakes Region of AfricaLinkedIn
Christine Su, MS-MBALand Use and AgricultureEmpowering Ranchers to Manage Grasslands with Mobile Data AnalyticsLinkedIn

Autumn 2014

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Felipe Cosmelli, Joint MS-MBAEnergyDevelopment of Distributed Solar in ChileLinkedIn
Wakana Honda, Joint MS-MBAEnergyApparel: Transitioning to a Sustainable Consumption ModelLinkedIn
Lauren Kolodny and Jake Saper, Joint MS-MBA How to Spread the Heat Pump Gospel 
Scott Littlefield, Elena Perez, and Kirsten Stasio, Joint MS-MBA Sustainability and the GSB: Fostering Environmental Leadership at a World-Class Business School 
Greer Mackebee, Joint MS-JDEnergyA Tale of Two RFPs: What Palo Alto and Oklahoma Can Tell Us About Wind and Solar Developer Bidding Behavior in Competitive AuctionsLinkedIn
Matt Mo and Ingo Wiegand, Joint MS-MBA Electric Vehicles at Stanford: Analysis of Commuter Behaviors and Opportunities for EV Programs 
Yi Wang, Joint MS-MBAEnergyDistributed Generation Deployment for Commercial Applications in TanzaniaLinkedIn

Spring 2014

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Mina Alaghband, Joint MS-MBASelf Design: Technology with focus on Urban/Real Estate Applications of Sustainable TechnologyThe Last Step: Does Going Platinum Make Economic Sense?LinkedIn
Peter DeMarco, Joint MS-JDLand Use and AgricultureAssessing Dairies' Threat to the Drinking Water of Disadvantaged Communities in the San Joaquin ValleyLinkedIn
Hunter Ellis, Joint MS-JDEnergyAnticipating "Gray Swans": Climate Risks and Reserve Valuations in the Petroleum SectorLinkedIn
Julia Forgie, Joint MS-JDBend: Climate/Land Use and AgricultureProtecting California's Rivers and Streams: An Assessment of Instream Flow TransactionsLinkedIn
Henry Lippincott, Joint MS-MBAEnergyAir Quality Monitoring at Home and at Work: A Prototype and Business CaseLinkedIn
Joel Minor, Joint MS-JDClimate and AtmosphereCompleting the Bridge to Nowhere: Prioritizing Oil and Gas Emissions Regulations in Western StatesLinkedIn

Autumn 2013

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Nicole Schuetz, Joint MS-MBA Advancing Efficiency and Renewable Power Through State Level Energy Policy: A Survey of What Works 
Lauren Laustsen, Karl Skare, Sendil Palani, Joint MS-MBA AgoraSol: Powering Brazil's Future Through Distributed Solar 
Dele Adeyemo, Joint MS-MBA Developing a Model for Better Targeting of Residential Solar PV Sites 
Anna Kovaleva, Joint MS-MBA Unlocking the Potential of Energy Efficiency in Russia 
Phil Wieland, Joint MS-MBA Energy Efficiency in the Hospitality Industry: Retrofitting a Bay Area Hotel 
Zach Scheel, Joint MS-MBA Measuring Sustainable Development in the Global Engineering, Procurement, & Construction (EPC) Industry 
Ashwin Madgavkar, Joint MS-MBA Ceres Imaging: Making Farming Data-Driven Visualizing Water Stress Through Multispectral Imaging 
Marc Manara, Kerem Alper, Mark Wittman, Joint MS-MBA Evaluating the Sustainability of Direct-delivery Food Service Relative to Traditional Brick & Mortar Restaurants 
Doug Weiss, Emily Steinberg, Ruthie Schwab, Joint MS-MBA Bringing Sustainable Produce Offerings to Walmart's Same-day Delivery Service 

Spring 2013

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Ivan La Frinere-Sandoval, Joint MS-MBA Residential Grid Parity – Affordable Solar Electricity in Palo Alto, California, and Beyond 
Adrian LeCesne, Joint MS-JD Smart Meter Deployment in Missouri: Policy and Strategy 
Stacy Kourlis, Joint MS-JD A Framework for Assessing the Science and Policy of Citizen Protests to BLM Grazing Permits  
Kelly Rosencrans, Joint MS-JD Carbon Finance for Small-scale Renewables 
Summer (Yulin) Tu, Joint MS-MBA Big Data Analytics for Building Energy Efficiency, Statistical Anomaly Detection in Building Data 

Autumn 2012

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Brandon Hsiung and Christina Garay, Joint MS-MBA Disrupting the Livestock Industry 
Julian Jordan and Catherine Chang, Joint MS-MBA Urban Design Innovation for Disaster 
Jaehoo Lee, Joint MS-MBA Electricity Import Roadmap from Far East Russia to Japan 
Victor Viros and Francisco Torreabla, Joint MS-MBA Triggering a Large Scale Energy Transformation in Chile Through Financial Feasibility of Pumped Storage Plants  
Alex Pratt, Joint MS-MBA Cost Effective Energy Efficiency in Department of Defense Data Centers 
David Weiskopf, Joint MS-JD and Danny Cullenward, PhD-JD Is Lifecycle Analysis Unconstitutional? A Case Study in Interdisciplinary Lawyering 
Rebecca Levin and Katie Hill, Joint MS-MBA and Kelly Rosencrans, Joint MS-JD Building the Global Sunshine Network: Identifying International Markets for Residential Rooftop Solar  

Spring 2012

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Andrew Longenecker, Joint MS-MBA and Sarah Penn, Joint MS-MBA PSL Energy: A Novel Investment Strategy to Expand Capital In Renewable Energy Generation  
Khalial Withen, Joint MS-JD How Should We Manage Methane Emissions from Shale Gas? 
Elizabeth Goldsmith, Joint MS-MD From Monitoring and Evaluation to Effectiveness Assessment: A Project Plan for Puente-Stanford Collaboration 
Clinton Light, Joint MS-JD Sustainably Powering Kenya Through the UN's Partnership for Market Readiness 
Eiji Imai, Joint MS-MBA Economic Analysis of Japan-South Korea Undersea HVDC Cable: A First Step toward the Asian Super Grid 
Lily Fang, Joint MS-JD State Policies for Multifamily Rental Housing Under the Weatherization Assistance Program 

Autumn 2011

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Abhishek Gupta, Shane Lauf, Joint MS-MBA Taking Ecological Services Information to the Mainstream: A Go to Market Strategy for InVEST 
Yi Yin, Roberto Santana Joint MS-MBA The Transformation of “China Clean Energy Inc.” 
Nick Halla, Joint MS-MBA, Sam Ramirez Earth Systems/Mechanical Engineering MS FreeCarma: Empowering Drivers Through Variable Cost Car Ownership 
Ken Alston, Joint MS-MBA Brazil’s Wind Potential: Opportunities for Wind Energy in a Predominately Hydroelectric Powered Grid 
Ashish Nagar, Joint MS-MBA Insuring Batteries in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles 
Tom Elson, Claudine Frasch, Brendan Speechley, Joint MS-MBA Climate Change and the Future of California Wine Grapes: A Napa Valley Case Study 
Christoph Frehsee, Deirdre Norris, Joint MS-MBA Disrupting the Unsustainable Fashion Accessories Market with Amour Vert 
Noah Smith-Drelich, Joint MS-JD Buying Health: The Impact of a Consumer Subsidy on Vegetable Purchasing, Consumption, and Waste 
Lisa Newman-Wise, Joint MS-MBA Evaluating Challenges and Opportunities: Youth Programs on Community Farms 
Peter Richmond, Joint MS-JD The Cautious Greenfinger: Evaluating the International Law Implications of Cloud Brightening and Stratospheric Hazing 
Kevin Hettrich, Joint MS-MBA The Inaugural Issue of the Stanford Energy Journal: The Future of Nuclear Energy 

Spring 2011

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Edward Castaño Scaling Residential Energy Efficiency Retrofits 
Sarah Greer State Mandated Energy Efficiency Measures: A Comprehensive Survey 
Felice Gunawan Water Re-use at a Sweater Manufacturing Company in Indonesia 
Megan Herzog The Practical Utility of Rights to Water: Lessons from the Water Controversy in Phiri, South Africa 
Sam Hodges and John Krzywicki Assessing the viability of integrated wind power generation and transmission systems 
Yohei Iwasaki Plan for Commercializing a Novel Hydrogel Technology 
Ashish Jhina, Dan Tuttle, and Florian Weidinger Creating Ecosystem Innovation in Water and Sanitation Infrastructure 
Kimiko Narita Looking Forward: Creating a Framework for Federal Marine Spatial Planning in the Gulf of Mexico in Light of the BP Oil Spill 
Jay Ryu A Thermolytic Approach to Diesel Pollution Abatement 
Anna Veit Impact Analysis and Business Plan for the Non Profit Arm of Carbon Lighthouse 

Autumn 2010

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Eli Gregory Congestion and Greenhouse Gases: The potential of congestion mitigation strategies to reduce CO2 emissions 
Megan Guy Paper or Practical? Evaluating the Prospects for Small Modular Nuclear Reactors in the U.S. 
Graeme Waitzkin Local Personal Mobility: The Role of the Low Range Electric Vehicle 

Spring 2010

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Michael Dawson Understanding Utility Requirements for Grid-Scale Batteries 
Sandrine Dury An Investigation of High Altitude Wind Power Generation for Joby Energy 
Sumi Kim Opportunities in Energy Efficiency 
Brenden Millstein and Michael Dorsey Carbon Lighthouse, Leading the Way to a Carbon-Free Future 
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