Stephen A. Hammer
Dr. Hammer teaches energy policy and planning courses at MIT. His research focuses on the urban energy planning process; the economic, technical, and regulatory viability of different energy technologies in cities; the impacts of climate change on urban energy systems; and the modeling of energy demand at the city scale. Dr. Hammer also regularly consults to different government, non-profit, corporate, and NGO clients. Recent clients include Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, the World Bank, and the OECD. In 2009-2010, Dr. Hammer led the JUCCCE Energy Smart Cities Initiative, a China-based program providing energy and climate policy training to local government officials. Dr. Hammer holds degrees from the London School of Economics, the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and the University of California at Davis.