Nnaemeka Vincent Emodi

Research fellow, University of Tasmania

Nnaemeka Vincent Emodi is a policy analyst at the Australian Academy of Science and Research Assistant at James Cook University. He recently completed a PhD in Economics at James Cook University, Cairns, Australia. His PhD research investigated the implication of long-term energy policies on the energy system under climate change conditions. He received his BSc degree in Chemistry from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria. He completed his MSc degree in Engineering from the Department of Technology Management Economics and Policy Program at Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, focusing on energy policy and management. He is an author and co-author of some articles, reviews, chapters and book publications. His research interests include energy and environmental economics, climate change policy, low carbon transition and green energy adoption, renewable energy commercialization and patent propensity.

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Policy Analyst, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, Australia
  • 2016–2019
    Research Assistant, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia
  • 2014–2015
    Graduate Research Assistant, Seoul National Univeristy, Seoul, South Korea

Education

  • 2019 
    James Cook Univeristy, Cairns, Australia, PhD in Economics
  • 2016 
    Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, MSc in Engineering
  • 2012 
    Michael Okpara Univeristy of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria, BSc in Chemistry

Publications

  • 2019
    Investigating the Impacts of Energy Access Scenarios in the Nigerian Household Sector by 2030, Resources
  • 2019
    Improving Nigeria's renewable energy policy design: A case study approach, Energy Policy
  • 2019
    Pathways for low carbon Nigeria in 2050 by using NECAL2050, Renewable Energy Focus
  • 2019
    The outcome of Nigeria's 2019 presidential election and effects on current energy policy, Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law
  • 2019
    A techno-economic and environmental assessment of long-term energy policies and climate variability impact on the energy system, Energy policy
  • 2019
    The impact of climate variability and change on the energy system: A systematic scoping review, Science of the total environment
  • 2019
    Are emission reduction policies effective under climate change conditions? A backcasting and exploratory scenario approach using the LEAP-OSeMOSYS Model, Applied energy
  • 2018
    Assessment of upstream petroleum fiscal regimes in Myanmar, Journal of Risk and Financial Management
  • 2018
    A Techno-Economic and Environmental Analysis of Queensland’s Transition Towards a Low Carbon Society, International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings
  • 2018
    Techno-economic feasibility of domestic solar water heating system in Nigeria, 2018 International Conference on Power Energy, Environment and Intelligent Control (PEEIC)
  • 2018
    Consumer Preference for Green Electricity Service Connection for Rural Residential Households in Ethiopia, 2018 International Conference on Power Energy, Environment and Intelligent Control (PEEIC)
  • 2018
    The Impact of Climate Change on Electricity Demand in Australia, Energy and Environment
  • 2017
    Factors Influencing Innovation and Industrial Performance in Chinese Manufacturing Industry, International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management
  • 2017
    Factors Influencing Innovation and Industrial Performance in Chinese Manufacturing Industry, International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management
  • 2017
    A Literature Review on the Factors Influencing Patent Propensity, International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management
  • 2017
    Energy policy for low carbon development in Nigeria: A LEAP model application, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
  • 2016
    Health Insurance Technology in Ethiopia: Willingness to Pay and Its Implication for Health Care Financing, American Journal of Public Health Research
  • 2016
    Policies Enhancing Renewable Energy Development and Implications for Nigeria, Sustainable Energy
  • 2016
    Energy Policies for Sustainable Development Strategies: The Case of Nigeria, Springer
  • 2016
    Impact of Odd-Even Rationing of Vehicular Movement in Delhi on Air Pollution Levels, Low Carbon Economy
  • 2015
    Decomposition Analysis of CO2 Emissions from Electricity Generation in Nigeria, International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy
  • 2015
    Sustainable Energy Development in Nigeria: Overcoming Energy Poverty, International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy
  • 2015
    Decomposition analysis of oil export dependency: a case study of Mexico, Indonesia and Nigeria, Geosystem Engineering
  • 2015
    Influencing Factors Promoting Technological Innovation in Renewable Energy, International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy
  • 2015
    Sustainable Energy Development in Nigeria: Current Status and Policy Options, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
  • 2014
    Fatty Acid and Amino Acid Compositions of the Larval of Oil Palm Weevil (Rhynchophorus Ferrugineus), Applied Chemistry

Professional Memberships

  • International Association for Energy Economics
  • Centre for International Trade and Business in Asia - JCU Australia