Dr Robert Brecha

Visiting Scientist

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Dr Robert Brecha

Robert works at the interface of climate science and policy which includes advancing Climate Analytics’ modelling capacities and tools and supporting in the design of the organisational development strategy.

Robert is a highly experienced scientist, trained as a physicist, with a long track record as professor with a focus on sustainability, energy and climate change mitigation. His research publications focus on energy efficiency in buildings, climate change mitigation strategies, fossil-fuel resource limits, integration of fluctuating renewable energy sources and energy needs for sustainable development. At the University of Dayton, he is a Professor of Physics and a faculty member in the Renewable and Clean Energy Program. He was founding coordinator of the Sustainability, Energy and the Environment (SEE) minor from 2007 – 2015, 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 from June to December 2018 served as interim head of energy modeling.

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