Gokul Iyer

Post-Doctorate RA
Joint Global Change Research Institute
5825 University Research Court, Suite 3500
College Park, MD 20740
United States
Tel: 301-314-6713
Gokul Iyer is Post Doctorate Research Associate at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Joint Global Change Research Institute. Dr. Iyer's research broadly focuses on the interactions between technology and policy. His recent research has focused on using integrated assessment models to investigate the long-term implications of technology policies, technological change and investment risks for the costs and distribution of climate change mitigation.

Education and Credentials

Ph.D., Environmental Policy, University of Maryland, USA.
Master of Technology, Energy Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, India.
Bachelor of Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India.

PNNL Publications


Iyer GC, N Hultman, J Eom, HC McJeon, PL Patel, and LE Clarke. 2015. "Diffusion of low-carbon technologies and the feasibility of long-term climate targets." Technological Forecasting and Social Change 90(Part A):103-118. doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2013.08.025


Iyer GC, N Hultman, S Fetter, and SH Kim. 2014. "Implications of Small Modular Reactors for Climate Change Mitigation." Energy Economics 45:144-154. doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2014.06.023

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