Kishimoto, Paul

Paul Kishimoto
Former Research Assistant, Joint Program and China Energy and Climate Project
Alumnus, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Focus Areas

Infrastructure Resilience, Air Quality & Health, Energy, Regional Analysis

Bio

Advisor:
Prof. Valerie Karplus

Research Topic:
Economic modelling & policy analysis for mobility in China, including both freight and passenger transport; mode shares in each (including the rapid growth of private vehicles); impacts on energy demand & security, GHG emissions, and local air pollutants. Former projects included modeling studies of passenger vehicles in non-US EPPA regions; and developing the Toy Model educational user interface to EPPA/IGSM.

Ph.D. Dissertation: Transport demand in China: Methods for estimation, projetion, and policy assessment (September 2018)

Education + Credentials
B.S. University of Toronto
S.M., Technology and Policy, MIT, 2012
Ph.D., Engineering Systems, MIT, 2018

Recent Publications

Student Dissertation or Thesis
Kishimoto, P.N. (2018). PhD Thesis, MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society [PDF]
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
 • China Energy & Climate Project
Kishimoto, P. N., V. J. Karplus, M. Zhong, E. Saikawa, X. Zhang and X. Zhang (2017). Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 54(July 2017): 30-49 (doi: 10.1016/j.trd.2017.02.012) [PDF]
Joint Program Technical Note
Chen, Y.-H.H., S. Paltsev, J. Reilly, J. Morris, V. Karplus, A. Gurgel, N. Winchester, P. Kishimoto, É. Blanc and M. Babiker (2017). March, 32 p. [PDF]
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Paltsev, S., Y.-H. Chen, V. Karplus, P. Kishimoto, J. Reilly, A. Loeschel, K. von Graevenitz and S. Koesler (2016). Transportation, 45(2), 573-595 (doi:10.1007/s11116-016-9741-3)
Joint Program Report
 • China Energy & Climate Project
Kishimoto, P.N., V.J. Karplus, M. Zhong, E. Saikawa, X. Zhang and X. Zhang (2016). Joint Program Report Series Report 299, July, 34 p. [PDF]

News + Media

News Release
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Jun 18, 2018
News Release
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May 15, 2017
News Release
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Apr 14, 2017
Student Spotlight
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Dec 27, 2016
News Release
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May 12, 2016
News Release
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Oct 07, 2015
In The News
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Feb 11, 2015
Student Spotlight
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Mar 02, 2013