Dr Robert Brecha

Visiting Scientist


Dr Robert Brecha

Bob works at the interface of energy systems analysis, policy and implementation strategies, and has helped advance Climate Analytics’ modelling capacities and tools. He has also worked with several country partners on the revisions of their Nationally Determined Contributions to the Paris Agreement, as well as one other policy briefings.

Bob is a highly experienced scientist with a focus on sustainability, energy and climate change mitigation. At the University of Dayton, he is a Professor of Sustainability in the Hanley Sustainability Institute and a faculty member in the Renewable and Clean Energy Program. From from 2007-2015, he was founding coordinator of the Sustainability, Energy and the Environment (SEE) minor, and from 2006-2017 was a regular visiting scientist at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). Since 2018, he has been with Climate Analytics as a visiting scientist and external consultant, serving from June to December 2018 as interim head of energy modelling, and from 2019 – 2021 was with CA funded through a European Union Marie Curie Fellowship.

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