Dr. Jonathan Koomey is completing his third year as a Research Fellow in the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford University. He is recognized as a researcher, author, lecturer, and entrepreneur whose work spans climate solutions, critical thinking skills, and the energy and environmental effects of information technology.
Dr. Koomey’s specialties include the costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, technology forecasting, historical costs of nuclear power, renewable power technologies and costs, energy efficiency technologies and costs, and energy policy. He also serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Contemporary Economic Policy and a Research Affiliate of the Energy and Resources Group at the University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Koomey holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Energy and Resources Group at the University of California at Berkeley, and a B.A. in History and Science from Harvard University. He is the author or coauthor of nine books and more than two hundred articles and reports on energy efficiency and supply-side power technologies, energy economics, energy policy, environmental externalities, and global climate change.