Dr. Anand R. Gopal is a Research Scientist in clean energy and transportation at LBNL. He leads Mobility Decision Science research for DOE's SMART Mobility Consortium. His current research is focused on the nexus of technology, economics and policy in enabling a clean transportation future. He uses interdisciplinary methods from engineering, economics and mobility behavior. He is part of the International Energy Studies group where he leads LBNL’s global research on clean transportation, with a focus on India. He is a member of the TRB committees on Transportation Energy and Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies. He has worked as a Research Engineer at the Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University and as a Guest Scientist at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. He has a Ph.D. in Energy and Resources from University of California, Berkeley, an M.S. in Environmental Systems Engineering from Humboldt State University and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
"Energy savings opportunities in the global digital television transition." Energy Efficiency (2016). .
"Feedstock loss from drought is a major economic risk for biofuel producers." Biomass and Bioenergy 69 (2014) 135 - 143. .
"Design of incentive programs for accelerating penetration of energy-efficient appliances." Energy Policy 72 (2014) 56-66. .
"Understanding fuel savings mechanisms from hybrid vehicles to guide optimal battery sizing for India." International Journal of Powertrains 3.3 (2014) 259-278. .
"Key Factors Influencing Autonomous Vehicles’ Energy and Environmental Outcome." Road Vehicle Automation. 2014. 127-135. .
"Self-financed efficiency incentives: case study of Mexico." Energy Efficiency (2014). .