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Nnaemeka Vincent Emodi

Research Fellow, The University of Queensland

Nnaemeka is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UQ Business School. Before joining the UQ Business School, Nnaemeka was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UTAS where he worked on the Tasmanian Energy Consumer Engagement project which examined consumer acceptance and preference for renewable hydrogen. Also, he was a Science Policy officer at the Australian Academy of Science where he worked on "The Risks to Australia of a 3 degree Warmer World". Nnaemeka is a non-residential Senior Research Fellow (unpaid) at the Centre for Climate Change and Development where he makes contributions to the Deep Decarbonisation Project for Nigeria. He is a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Economics & Development Studies at Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. Nnaemeka is an Associate Editor (Environmental Economics and Management) at Frontiers in Environmental Science and has authored/co-authored over 38 journal papers and conference papers, book chapters, a monograph, research contract reports and media publications.


  • 2022–present
    Research Fellow, University of Queensland
  • 2021–2021
    Research Fellow, University of Tasmania
  • 2019–2020
    Policy Analyst, Australian Academy of Science
  • 2016–2019
    Research Assistant, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia
  • 2014–2015
    Graduate Research Assistant, Seoul National Univeristy, Seoul, South Korea


  • 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

Professional Memberships

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