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LTP Research

Some LTP-related research groups:

 

LTP Post-doctoral Fellows – Recent publications and talks

Current working papers

  • H. Ghoddusi and J. Trancik, “Biofuels Supply Risks and Energy Security Concerns,” In preparation (2013)
  • H. Ghoddusi and J. Trancik, “Biofuels Supply Volatility Poses Energy Security Risks,” In preparation (2013)
  • H. Ghoddusi, “Endogenous Entry and Long-Run Risks.” In preparation (2013)
  • S.M. Pfotenhauer, “International University Collaborations as National Innovation Strategies.” In preparation (2013)
  • S.M. Pfotenhauer, “Technology, Collaboration, And Learning: Towards A Theory Of Complex International Innovation Partnerships,” with Danielle Wood. In preparation (2013)
  • S.M. Pfotenhauer, “Understanding ‘best-practice transfer’ in innovation: On the duality of expertise and legitimacy,” in preparation (2013)
  • S.M. Pfotenhauer, “Measuring Innovation in Education,” with Kiira Karkkainen and Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin. OECD Compendium in preparation (2013)

Recent publications

  • Friedman, CL; Selin, NE. 2012. Long-range atmospheric transport of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: A global 3-D model analysis including evaluation of Arctic sources. Environ. Sci. Technol., 46(17): 9501-9510.
  • Selin, NE.; Friedman, CL.”The Earth as an Engineering System: Addressing Sustainability through Science, Technology and Policy.” Third International Engineering Systems Symposium, Delft, Netherlands, 18 June 2012.
  • H. Ghoddusi, D. Cross Call, J. Trancik, “Risks and Reslience of Biofuels.” Third International Engineering Systems Symposium (CESUN), Delft, The Netherlands 2012
  • S.M. Pfotenhauer, C.F. Jones, K. Saha and S. Jasanoff, “Learning from Fukushima.” Issues in Science and Technology, Spring Issue (2012)
  • S.M. Pfotenhauer, J.S. Jacobs, J. Pertuze, D.J. Newman, D. Roos. “Seeding change through international university partnerships: The MIT-Portugal Program as a driver of internationalization, networking, and innovation.” Higher Education Policy, in print, doi: 10.1057/hep.2012.28 (2012)
  • S. Vincent-Lancrin and S.M. Pfotenhauer S.M. “Guidelines for quality provision in cross-border higher education: where do we stand?” OECD Manual and OECD Working Paper Series, (2012). Translation and re-print in preparation: International Organisations Research Journal and monograph Rationales for Internationalization  (2012)
  • Pfotenhauer S.M., Jacobs J.S., Pertuze J., Newman D.J., Roos D. “Orienting engineering education towards innovation, entrepreneurism, and industry partnerships,” Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education, 2011 Annual Conference, Vancouver (2011)

Presentations

  • T.M. Thompson, “Influence of Model Resolution on Uncertainty Associated with Human Health.” Presentation at Community Modeling and Analysis System Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, 16 October 2012
  • H. Ghoddusi, “Can Long-Run Risks Explain the Commodity Premium Puzzle?” European Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (EAERE), Prague, 2012
  • H. Ghoddusi, “Long-Run Risks and the Resource Sector.” University of Calgary, 2012
  • H. Ghoddusi, J. Trancik, “Long-Run Risks and the Resource Sector.” UQAM Montreal, 2012
  • H. Ghoddusi, J. Trancik, “Energy Security Concerns of Biofuels.” GERAD, Montreal, 2012
  • H. Ghoddusi, J. Trancik, “Energy Security Concerns of Biofuels.” Vienna University of Agriculture, 2012
  • H. Ghoddusi, J. Trancik, “Energy Security Concerns of Biofuels.” IIASA, Vienna, 2012
  • H. Ghoddusi, J. Trancik, “Long-Run Risks and the Resource Sector.” Stevens Institute of Technology, 2012
  • H. Ghoddusi, J. Trancik, “Energy Security Concerns of Biofuels.” Financial Management Association (FMA), Atlanta, 2012
  • H. Ghoddusi, J. Trancik, “Energy Security Concerns of Biofuels.” International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE), North America, TX, 2012
  • H. Ghoddusi, J. Trancik, “Energy Security Concerns of Biofuels” Center for International Studies (MIT), 2012
  • H. Ghoddusi, J. Trancik, “Energy Security Concerns of Biofuels” Berkeley Bioeconomy Conference, UC Berkeley, 2012 (scheduled)
  • Friedman, CL., Selin, NE. Influence of future emissions and climate on PAH transport (poster). American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 2012.
  • Friedman, CL., Selin, NE. Influence of future emissions and climate on PAH transport (platform). 33rd annual North American SETAC meeting, Long Beach, CA, Nov. 2012.
  • Selin, NE; Friedman, CL. Modeling Arctic contamination by persistent organic pollutants: Informing governance in the context of global change (poster). American Geophysical Union Science Policy Conference, Washington DC, May 2012.
  • Friedman, CL; Selin, NE. Long-range transport of PAHs: A global 3D model analysis and evaluation of Arctic sources (platform). International Polar Year, Montreal, Quebec, CA, April 2012.
  • Friedman, CL; Selin, NE. Long-range transport of PAHs: A global 3D model analysis and evaluation of Arctic sources. Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) monthly seminar series, April 2012. Invited virtual poster presentation.
  • Friedman, CL. Combining models and measurements to track the fate and transport of persistent organic pollution. Trinity College Chemistry Seminar Series, Hartford, CT, March 2012.
  • Friedman, CL. Global atmospheric transport of PAHs: Model evaluation and implications for policy. URI Graduate School of Oceanography Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry Seminar Series, Narragansett, RI, Feb. 2012.
  • Friedman, CL; Selin, NE. Persistent organic pollution: Global transport and implications for policy. MIT Leading Technology and Policy Independent Activities Period, Cambridge, MA, Jan. 2012.
  • Friedman, CL; Selin, NE. A global 3-D model to simulate long-range transport of PAHs: Effect of climate on transport to the Arctic (poster). American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 2011.
  • Friedman, CL; Selin, NE.  A global 3-D model to simulate long-range transport of PAHs: Application to Arctic contamination (platform). 32nd annual North American SETAC meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 2011
  • S.M. Pfotenhauer “Understanding ‘best-practice transfer’ – MIT’s international partnerships and the universalist assumptions of innovation.” Science Democracy Network Conference, Paris
    (2012)

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