Engineering Systems and Management Program
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Dr. I-Tsung Tsai is an assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Systems and Management at the Masdar Institute. His research focuses on energy and environmental economics. His current research studies the optimal regulation of Carbon Capture and Storage with Enhanced Oil Recovery as well as integrated natural resource management for the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Prior to joining Masdar Institute, Dr. Tsai served as a national water strategy consultant for the Singapore government in 2002-2003 and was a visiting scholar to the Institute of Financial Research and Management, India in 2006. He holds a PhD in Risk Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2007), a MS in Construction Engineering and Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2002), a MS in Transportation Engineering from the National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan (1999), and a BS in Civil Engineering from the National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan (1993). He is the recipient of MIT’s Louis Burger Fellowship (2005-2007) and Tucker Voss Award (2007).
Economics of climate change mitigation policy, Technology development under regulation change, Energy and environmental economics, Optimal regulation of Carbon Capture and Storage Risk Management, Construction Engineering, Transportation Engineering