Research Projects


Our researchers explore critical issues and address challenges that have regional, national, and global implications.


About Our Research Grants

Each year, the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy awards grants to Penn faculty, postdocs, and doctoral students ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to support new research or supplement existing research.

Our annual call for grants is now closed. Stay up to date on next year’s call:

For questions about the research grants program, please email Angela Pachon


Awarded Research Projects

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Community‐Informed Recovery and Evaluation of Accessibility Tool to Pilot and Test Energy‐Efficient, Low‐Emissions Transportation Systems Innovations and Technologies Transportation 2021-2022 Megan Ryerson Energy Efficiency
Regulating Fuel Economy Standards Markets & Regulation, Fossil Fuels, Transportation 2020-2021 Arthur van Benthem Emissions, Electric Vehicles
The Impact of Transportation Electrification on Urban Forms in China Transportation 2019-2020 Zhongjie Lin Electric Vehicles, International
Your Uber Has Arrived: Ridesharing and Emissions Impacts Transportation 2018-2019 Caitlin Gorback Emissions
Uber and Lyft’s Effects on Gasoline Consumption and Emissions Transportation 2018-2019 Xiaoxia “Summer” Dong Emissions, Pennsylvania
Valuation of Electric Vehicles and Parking Policies in Philadelphia Transportation, Cities & Buildings 2017-2018 Erick Guerra, Ricardo Daziano Electric Vehicles, Pennsylvania
How to Improve Vehicle Emissions Policies? Transportation 2016-2017 Arthur van Benthem Emissions, Regulation
The Future of Aviation Policy Transportation 2015-2016 Megan Ryerson Aviation, Regulation
The Economics of MPG Claims: Theory and Evidence Transportation, Fossil Fuels 2014-2015 Arthur van Benthem, Sébastien Houde, Kenneth Gillingham Regulation
Electric Motorcycles for the Motorcycle City Transportation, Fossil Fuels 2014-2015 Erick Guerra Electric Vehicles, International, Subsidies
Airline Fuel Loading: Existing Airline Practices and Future Federal Regulations Transportation, Fossil Fuels 2014-2015 Megan Ryerson, Mark Hansen Aviation, Emissions, Regulation