Balancing Energy, Irrigation, and Environmental Demands in the Zambezi Watercourse: Operations and Sequencing of New Dams

The competition for water, energy, and food is intensifying, and this is happening at a time when society is increasingly aware of the environmental trade-offs involved in building more dams. The EI lab led a study in collaboration with Delft University of Technology published in Earth’s Future in which a new optimization Read more…

eiLab @EGU22

Here’s a list of our contributions to the upcoming EGU General Assembly 2022 (23-27 May 2022 in Vienna, Austria): Guang Yang, Matteo Giuliani, Elena Matta, Veronica Piuri, and Andrea Castelletti. Dynamic Water-Energy-Food nexus management in transboundary river basins incorporating water infrastructure operation and demand control | EGU22-3040. Mon, 23 May Read more…

eiLab @AGU21

Here’s a list of our contributions to the AGU Fall Meeting 2021: Silvia Bossi, Rafael J. P. Smith, Alexander Flecker, Rafael Almeida, and Andrea Castelletti. Strategic Dam Planning Accounting for Greenhouse Gases Emissions and River Sediment Connectivity | GC15E-0736. Poster presentation on Mon, 13 Dec. Angelo Carlino, Massimo Tavoni and Read more…

Meet Me Tonight 2021

Sandra Ricart, a postodoc researcher in eiLab, is taking part in Meet Me Tonight 2021 (MMT21) to present its work for the MODFABE project. The MODFABE project deals with modeling the farmers’ behavior in the face of climate change to improve the farmer’s adaptation capacity and increase the robustness of Read more…

Ph.D. thesis defense: Paolo Gazzotti

Paolo Gazzotti is an interdipartmental PhD (Magamement Engineering and Information Technology) at Politecnico di Milano supervised by prof. Massimo Tavoni and prof. Andrea Castelletti.  He will defend his Ph.D. thesis “A multi-agent approach for climate change negotiations” on Thursday 23rd September at 10:00.  His work deals with cost-benefit integrated assessment Read more…