Michael Dioha
Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Institution for Science

Areas of Expertise
Equitable global energy models, African energy transition, Electric mobility, Biofuels

Michael Dioha is a Fellow at the Energy for Growth Hub and a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Carnegie Institution for Science Department of Global Ecology at Stanford University. His research interests revolve around energy-environment-economic (E3) modeling, the quantification of energy/climate scenarios, and interdisciplinary issues in energy and environmental justice, especially in the Global South. Michael plays advisory and analysis roles for several international organizations, including the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the United Nations Global Compact. He also sits on multiple advisory boards, including the Sustainability Expert Advisory Forum of the Global Network for Sustainable Development. Previously, Michael was a Research Analyst at the TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi, where he researched net-zero emission pathways for India. Beyond academic research, Michael also advocates for innovative approaches that promote just and equitable socio-technical transitions in Africa. Michael holds an interdisciplinary Ph.D. degree in Energy & Environment from the TERI School of Advanced Studies and a B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Non-Hub Publication Highlights

Fixing the Disconnect Around Energy Access. Issues in Science and Technology. Winter 2022.

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