Davidson, Michael

Michael Davidson
PhD candidate, Engineering Systems, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Office: 

E19-411/ST15

Focus Areas

Energy, Regional Analysis
China Project

Bio

Twitter:  @east_winds

Committee:
Dr. Ignacio Perez-Arriaga (Chair)
Dr. Valerie Karplus
Dr. Margaret Pearson (University of Maryland)

Research Topics:
Modeling framework for large-scale penetration of low-carbon electricity sources, Chinese energy policy.

M.S. Thesis:
Regulatory and Technical Barriers to Wind Energy Integration in Northeast China
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Education + Credentials
B.S. Mathematics and Physics, Case Western Reserve University, 2008
B.A. Japanese Studies, Case Western Reserve University, 2008

Recent Publications

Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
 • China Energy & Climate Project
Davidson, M.R., D. Zhang, W. Xiong, X. Zhang & V.J. Karplus (2016). Nature Energy, 1: Article #16086
Joint Program Report
 • China Energy & Climate Project
Zhang, D., M. Davidson, B. Gunturu, X. Zhang and V.J. Karplus (2014). Joint Program Report Series Report 261, 24 p. [PDF]
Student Dissertation or Thesis
 • China Energy & Climate Project
Davidson, M. (2014). Master of Science Thesis, Technology and Policy Program, MIT [PDF]

News + Media

News Brief
Joint Program News | 
Apr 14, 2017
News Release
Joint Program News | 
Feb 22, 2017
Joint Program News | 
Jan 31, 2017
In The News
MIT Energy Initiative | 
Nov 22, 2016
In The News
MIT News | 
Nov 22, 2016
In The News
chinadialogue | 
Jul 25, 2016
News Release
MIT News | 
Jun 20, 2016
News Release
Joint Program News | 
May 10, 2016