Stephen D. Comello

Stephen D. Comello
Lecturer
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Lecturer in Management

Senior Research Fellow, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy, Policy and Finance

Additional Administrative Titles

Director, Energy Business Innovations

Research Statement

Stephen D. Comello researches the effects of financing structures, business models, innovation strategy, and public policy on the development and deployment of low-carbon energy technologies. His work makes use of tools contained within engineering, economics, management science, and finance.

Bio

Comello is the director of the Energy Business Innovations focus area at Stanford Graduate School of Business and a senior research fellow at the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy, Policy and Finance at Stanford University. He is also a techno-economic and policy lead for Stanford University’s Bits & Watts Initiative and StorageX Initiative, and co-instructor for the popular Building Energy Efficiency online course. His research focuses broadly on energy technology economics, policy, and innovation. In particular, by applying tools and methods within finance, economics, and systems analysis, he investigates innovation and competitiveness of low-carbon energy solutions in both developed and emerging economies.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, 2013
  • MS in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, 2003
  • BS in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, 2002

Publications

Journal Article

Working Papers

Teaching

Stanford Case Studies