Carnegie Mellon University

Policy Briefs

2017

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  1. U.S. House of Representatives, Cannon Office Building open briefing "Pipelines, Trucks, Buses and Automobiles: Where, When, Which?" I. Azevedo, C. Clay, J. Michalek, F. Tong, D. Stine, Washington, D.C., May 3, 2017.
  2. Office of U.S. Senator Toomey "Pipelines, Trucks, Buses and Automobiles: Where, When, Which?" I. Azevedo, C. Clay, J. Michalek, F. Tong, D. Stine, Washington, D.C., May 3, 2017.
  3. National Governors Association "Pipelines, Trucks, Buses and Automobiles: Where, When, Which?" I. Azevedo, C. Clay, J. Michalek, F. Tong, D. Stine, Washington, D.C., May 3, 2017.
  4. U.S. Department of Transportation "Pipelines, Trucks, Buses and Automobiles: Where, When, Which?" I. Azevedo, C. Clay, J. Michalek, F. Tong, D. Stine, Washington, D.C., May 3, 2017.

2016

  1. Whitefoot, K., J. Michalek and I. Azevedo "Comment on [Docket No.: EPA-HQ-OAR-2015-0827]
    Proposed Determination on the Appropriateness of the Model Year 2022-2025 Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards under the Midterm Evaluation," Dec 30, 2016.
  2. National Resources Defense Council, San Francisco, CA, Apr 11, 2016 (J Michalek)
  3. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, Feb 2, 2016 (J Michalek)
  4. Environmental Protection Agency, Ann Arbor, MI, Jan 20, 2016 (J Michalek)

2015

Electric Vehicle Adoption Potential in the US Electric Vehicle Benefits and Costs in the U.S.
  1. Michalek, J. Electric Vehicle Benefits and Costs in the United States, Policy Brief, June 2015. [video]
  2. Michalek, J. Electric Vehicle Adoption Potential in the United States, Policy Brief, June 2015. [video]
  3. California Energy Commission, Sacramento, CA, June 3, 2015 (J Michalek).
  4. California Air Resources Board, Sacramento, CA, June 3, 2015 (J Michalek).
  5. California State Senate Transportation Committee, Sacramento, CA, June 3, 2015 (J Michalek).
  6. California State Assembly Transportation Committee, Sacramento, CA, June 3, 2015 (J Michalek).
  7. Institute for Transportation Studies, University of California - Davis, Davis, CA, June 2, 2015 (J Michalek).
  8. Office of State Senator Fran Pavley, Sacramento, CA, June 1, 2015 (J Michalek).
  9. California State Assembly Natural Resources Committee, Sacramento, CA, June 1, 2015 (J Michalek).
  10. Union of Concerned Scientists, Oakland, CA, June 1, 2015 (J Michalek).

2013

  1. National Research Council, Review of the Research Program of the U.S. DRIVE Partnership: Fourth Report, 2013, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.. Samaras was a committee member for this report

2012

  1. National Academy of Engineering, Maxine Savitz, Vice President, Briefing: Plug-in Vehicle Life Cycle Benefits (Michalek) Nov 19, 2012.
  2. U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras), Staff Briefing: Plug-in Vehicle Life Cycle Benefits, Washington D.C., March 14, 2012.
  3. U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras), Staff Briefing: Plug-in Vehicle Life Cycle Benefits, Washington D.C., March 14, 2012.
  4. U.S. Congressional Research Service (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras), Staff Briefing: Plug-in Vehicle Life Cycle Benefits, Washington D.C., March 14, 2012.
  5. Office of U.S. Representative Levin (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras), Staff Briefing: Plug-in Vehicle Life Cycle Benefits, Washington D.C., March 13, 2012.
  6. Office of U.S. Representative Hirono (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras), Staff Briefing: Plug-in Vehicle Life Cycle Benefits, Washington D.C., March 13, 2012.
  7. U.S. Congressional Budget Office (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras), Staff Briefing: Plug-in Vehicle Life Cycle Benefits, Washington D.C., March 13, 2012.

2011

Policy Brief: PEV Air Emission and Oil Displacement Benefits

  1. Michalek, J.J., Air Emissions and Oil Displacement Benefits of Plug-in Vehicles, Policy Brief, Carnegie Mellon University, September 2011.
  2. Michalek, J.J., C. Samaras and J. Whitacre - Input to National Petroleum Council study on Future Transportation Fuels, Electricity Subgroup (2010-2012).

2010

  1. Input to Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee, In advance of hearing on Electrified Transportation, 2010. Samaras was one of 19 researchers that participated with a group from Stanford to provide input on electrified transportation issues in advance of the Senate hearing. The summary is here.
  2. Samaras, C., Environmental, Security, and Economic Issues of Electricity as a Transportation Fuel. (Private Briefing). Siemens Corporate Chief Technology Officer and Policy Team. Pittsburgh, PA, June 30, 2010.
  3. Samaras, C., The Role of Electricity as a Transportation Fuel, Panel Briefing with Constantine Samaras, Ken Huber (PJM), Mark Duvall (EPRI), Willett Kempton (U. Delaware), Keith Cole (GM), Mark Wagner (Johnson Controls) and Pat Davis (DOE). (Congressional Staff Briefing). Environmental and Energy Study Institute Briefing, 2318 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C., March 15, 2010.
  4. Peterson, S., Discussion with Representative Mike Doyle about subsidy structure for PHEVs.  Pittsburgh, PA, September 2, 2010.
  5. Climate Policy and Southwestern Pennsylvania, Town Hall with U.S. Representative Mike Doyle, Constantine Samaras, Patrick McMahon, and Bob Wallace. (Town Hall Public Briefing). Pittsburgh, PA, February 17, 2010.

2009

Policy Brief: PEV Econonomic Environmental and Security Implications

  1. Michalek, J. and C. Samaras Economic, Environmental, and Security Implications of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles, April 2009.
  2. Apt, J., Testimony to House Energy and Commerce Committee, April 2009.
  3. Samaras, C., Energy and Climate Decision Making Research at Carnegie Mellon. (Private Briefing). Duke Energy CEO James Rogers. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, February, 2009
  4. Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras, U.S. Representative Mike Doyle, Pittsburgh, PA, April 16, 2009.
  5. U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras) April 20, 2009.
  6. U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science and Tecnhology, (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras) April 20, 2009.
  7. U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras) April 20, 2009.
  8. U.S. Congressional Research Service, (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras) April 20, 2009.
  9. Office of U.S. Senator Spector, (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras) April 20, 2009.
  10. Office of U.S. Representative Markey, (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras) April 20, 2009.
  11. Office of U.S. Representative Inslee, (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras) April 20, 2009.
  12. U.S. Representative Doyle, (Michalek, J.J. and C. Samaras) April 16, 2009.