Chen, Catherine | USA

Catherine Chen is a Ph.D. candidate at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, Ohio State University, USA. With specializations in statistics and economics, she studies the design and responsiveness of energy policies in her dissertation projects. She employs survey experiments to investigate how information framing and psychological interventions affect household energy-efficiency investments and behaviours, and how energy poverty comes into play.

Denielle A. Elliot | Canada

Denielle Elliott is a socio-cultural anthropologist cross appointed to Anthropology and Social Science and the Graduate Program Director of the Science and Technology Studies at York University in Toronto. She is currently working on two research projects: a sensorial ethnography of traumatic brain injuries and a second project that explores the history of Canadian transnational microbiology research.

Goumri, Maël | France

Maël Goumri got a PhD degree in Science and Technology Studies at the Université de Paris. After graduating in Political Science at the university of Paris 8 and Sciences Po Toulouse, His thesis funded by the French Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire, dealt with the risk of nuclear severe accident in France and more precisely the way the risk of core meltdown has been treated along the development of nuclear energy.

Peyerl, Drielli | Brasilia

Drielli Peyerl is a young investigator and lecturer at the Institute of Energy and Environment and the Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Innovation, University of São Paulo. She graduated in history and geography and completed her master’s degree in territory management at the State University of Ponta Grossa. She has her PhD in sciences at the University of Campinas. She currently coordinates the project Transitions in the History of Energy: Development and New Perspectives on Natural Gas in Brazil, financed by FAPESP.

Walwyn, David R. | South Africa

David Walwyn is a Professor in the Graduate School of Technology Management at the University of Pretoria. He has a B.Sc. Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town and a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Cambridge. His research interests cover sustainability transitions, renewable energy, science and innovation policy, research management and industry localisation.