Kishimoto, Paul

Paul Kishimoto
Research Assistant, Joint Program and China Energy and Climate Project
Doctoral Degree candidate, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Focus Areas

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.

Education + Credentials
B.S. University of Toronto
S.M., Technology and Policy, MIT, 2012

Recent Publications

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)
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, online first (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]
Joint Program Report
Paltsev, S., Y.-H.H. Chen, V. Karplus, P. Kishimoto and J. Reilly (2015). Joint Program Report Series Report 281, 18 p. [PDF]

News + Media

News Release
MIT News | 
May 15, 2017
News Release
Joint Program News | 
Apr 14, 2017
Student Spotlight
Joint Program News | 
Dec 27, 2016
News Release
Joint Program News | 
May 12, 2016
News Release
Joint Program News | 
Oct 07, 2015
In The News
MIT News | 
Feb 11, 2015
Student Spotlight
Joint Program News | 
Mar 02, 2013