Christoph Funke’s research aims to understand the effects of government policies and innovation on the electricity sector. He works with the Engineering, Economic, and Environmental Electricity Simulation Tool (E4ST), a detailed model of the electric sector predicting hourly operations of the grid along with generator investment and retirement. Funke recently graduated from Yale University in May 2019, with a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics and geophysics. His past experiences include oceanography research at the Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany, and climate research at the International Arctic Research Center, Alaska. Before RFF, Funke was a climate policy intern with the Office of the County Executive in Montgomery County, Maryland.
- BS in applied mathematics and geology & geophysics, Yale University, 2019