Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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Varun Rai  
Research Fellow (former)

616 Serra St.
Encina Hall E419
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 724-1714 (voice)
(650) 724-1717 (fax)

Research Interests
Carbon capture and storage (CCS), technological innovation, energy policy of India.

Varun's research focuses on technologies and policies for carbon capture and storage (CCS), technological innovation and diffusion, and the technology and energy policy of India. He leads the carbon capture and storage (CCS) research at PESD.
He received his Ph.D. and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford with specialization in energy systems and technologies. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur.