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Piera Patrizio joined IIASA as a postdoctoral fellow in July in 2016, and is a member of the Ecosystems Services and Management Program (ESM). Her main research interests refer to the economic and environmental optimization of bioenergy supply chains and to the evaluation of the impact of policy instruments on renewable energy technologies development. Her current focus is assessing the potential adoption of carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) solutions in the industrial sector using the BeWhere model (www.iiasa.ac.at/bewhere).
Dr. Patrizio completed her PhD in 2016, at the Energetic Engineering department of the University of Udine (Italy), with a focus on the economic and environmental impact of introducing biogas as a vehicle fuel in the Italian market.
During her PhD studies, she participated in the 2014 Young Scientists Summer Program at IIASA, implementing the techno-economic model BeWhere (www.iiasa.ac.at/bewhere) with a focus on biogas conversion technologies. She further collaborated with ESM, developing a geo-located renewable energy systems platform for Indonesia, under the Tropical Future Initiative (TFI) project.
Last update: 13-FEB-2017
Xylia M, Leduc S, Laurent A-B, Patrizio P, van der Meer Y, Kraxner F, & Silveira S (2019). Impact of bus electrification on carbon emissions: the case of Stockholm. Journal of Cleaner Production 209: 74-87. DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.10.085.
Truong AH, Patrizio P, Leduc S, Kraxner F, & Ha-Duong M (2019). Reducing emissions of the fast growing Vietnamese coal sector: the chances offered by biomass co-firing. Journal of Cleaner Production DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.01.065. (In Press)
Mesfun S, Leduc S, Patrizio P, Wetterlund E, Mendoza Ponce A, Lammens T, Staritsky I, Elbersen B, et al. (2018). Spatio-temporal assessment of integrating intermittent electricity in the EU and Western Balkans power sector under ambitious CO2 emission policies. Energy 164: 676-693. DOI:10.1016/j.energy.2018.09.034.
Patrizio P, Leduc S, Kraxner F, Fuß S, Kindermann G, Mesfun S, Spokas K, Mendoza Ponce A, et al. (2018). Reducing US coal emissions can boost employment. Joule DOI:10.1016/j.joule.2018.10.004. (In Press)
Mendoza Ponce A, Corona-Núñez R, Kraxner F, Leduc S, & Patrizio P (2018). Identifying effects of land use cover changes and climate change on terrestrial ecosystems and carbon stocks in Mexico. Global Environmental Change 53: 12-23. DOI:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2018.08.004.
Mandova H, Leduc S, Wang C, Wetterlund E, Patrizio P, Gale W, & Kraxner F (2018). Possibilities for CO 2 emission reduction using biomass in European integrated steel plants. Biomass and Bioenergy 115: 231-243. DOI:10.1016/j.biombioe.2018.04.021.
Hoo P, Patrizio P, Leduc S, Hashim H, Kraxner F, Tan ST, & Ho WS (2017). Optimal Biomethane Injection into Natural Gas Grid – Biogas from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) in Malaysia. Energy Procedia 105: 562-569. DOI:10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.357.
Xylia M, Leduc S, Patrizio P, Kraxner F, & Silveira S (2017). Locating charging infrastructure for electric buses in Stockholm. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 78: 183-200. DOI:10.1016/j.trc.2017.03.005.
Patrizio P, Leduc S, Chinese D, & Kraxner F (2017). Internalizing the external costs of biogas supply chains in the Italian energy sector. Energy 125: 85-96. DOI:10.1016/j.energy.2017.01.033.
Mesfun S, Leduc S, Patrizio P, Yowargana P, & Kraxner F (2017). Spatio-temporal Assessment of Integrating Intermittent Electricity in the EU Power Sector. In: SEEP2017, 27-30 June 2017, Bled, Slovenia.
Xylia M, Leduc S, Patrizio P, Silveira S, & Kraxner F (2017). Developing a dynamic optimization model for electric bus charging infrastructure. Transportation Research Procedia 27: 776-783. DOI:10.1016/j.trpro.2017.12.075.
Kraxner F, Leduc S, Serrano Leon H, Fuß S, Patrizio P, & Yowargana P (2016). Expanding renewable energy within the Alpine ecological network. In: Alpine Nature 2030 Creating [ecological] connectivity for generations to come. Eds. Plassmann, G., Kohler, Y., Badura, M. & Walzer, C., pp. 93-97 Berlin: Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB). ISBN 978-3-00-053702-8
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