Dr. Joseph Nyangon is a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy of the University of Delaware. He is also a non-resident fellow at the Payne Institute of the Colorado School of Mines and a research fellow at the Foundation for Renewable Energy and Environment (FREE). He has Ph.D. in Energy and Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware focusing on energy and engineering economics, and MPA in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University. He studies new metrics of electric power systems, energy economics, energy and climate change policy, and innovation policy. His current research focuses on optimization strategies and empirical methods to improve policy, regulation, and practice in the rapidly evolving electricity sector. He has published peer-reviewed papers in WIREs: Energy and Environment, The Energy Journal, Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy, Financial Analyst Journal and IGI Global. His work has been supported by competitive fellowships from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, the TED Fellows Program, the Environmental Defense Fund, the MIT Climate CoLab Initiative and University of Delaware’s Center for Energy and Environment Policy.