Dr Reza Fazeli

B.Eng. (Mechanical), MSc.(Energy.Systems), PhD (Sustainable.Energy.Systems)
Research Fellow, Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific Grand Challenge
College of Engineering & Computer Science

Areas of expertise

  • Numerical Analysis 010301
  • Decision Support And Group Support Systems 080605
  • Road Transportation And Freight Services 150703
  • Operations Research 010206
  • Dynamical Systems In Applications 010204

Research interests

Decarbonization of Energy Systems, Energy Modeling, Climate Policy Assessment, Multi-criteria Decision Analysis, System Dynamics Modeling.


Dr Reza Fazeli joined the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science in January 2020, as a Research Fellow at Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific Grand Challenge. He spent the previous 6 years as a Research Analyst and Adjunct lecturer at the University of Iceland, focusing on trajectories towards a sustainable energy systems. His main research interests are energy systems modelling, analysis of energy policies towards decarbonization and Multi-criteria decision analysis of climate policies. He received his PhD in Sustainable Energy systems from University of Porto, MIT-Portugal program. He has an MSc in Energy Systems Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran. 


Researcher's projects

Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific



Previous Projects:

  • Decarbonization scenarios for the Reykjavik’s passenger transport: The combined effects of behavioral changes and technological developments.
  • GIS-based sustainability assessment of electric mobility transitions.
  • Trajectories towards a sustainable energy future in Iceland.
  • Sustainability Assessment of Electro-Mobility Transition in Iceland. 


Past student projects

Completed MSc 

 Bjarnhéðinn Guðlaugsson: Stakeholder Analysis and Stakeholder Value Identification for Sustainable Energy Development in Iceland, University of Iceland

 Tero Atso Johannes Heinonen: Cost Optimizing Simulation and Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis on Batteries’ Prospects - A case study of Time Shifting Local Variable Renewable Generation in Northern Finland, University of Iceland



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