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Carey King
Research Associate

Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
Email: careyking@mail.utexas.edu
Telephone: 512-471-5468
Fax: 512-471-6374

 

Professional Summary


Research Interests
Energy and renewable energy generation, usage, conservation, policy, and education

Decision making and policy for efficient use of natural resources based upon comparing methodological approaches of economics, natural capital, embodied energy, and life cycle approaches with numerical optimization.

The nexus of how energy systems interact with other economic and environmental systems, with emphasis on the Energy-Water Nexus



Education
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, December 1997

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, May 2004


Professional History
Research Associate, Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008-present

Postdoctoral Fellow, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, 2007–2008

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, The University of Texas at Austin, February 2007–September 2007

Director of Scientific Research and Research Scientist, UniPixel Displays, Inc., 2004–2006

Teaching Assistant, The University Of Texas at Austin, 1998–2004


Selected Publications
King, C.W., Stillwell, A.S., Sanders, K.T., and Webber, M.E., Coherence between water and energy policies, Natural Resources Journal, 2013, 53 (1).
King, C. W. and Hall, C. A. S. Relating financial and energy return on investment. Sustainability, 3 (10) 2011, 1810-1832; doi:10.3390/su3101810.
King, C. W. Energy intensity ratios as net energy measures of United States energy production and expenditures. Environ. Res. Let. 5, 2010 044006 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/5/4/044006, available at: http://stacks.iop.org/1748-9326/5/044006. Winner of the Rosenfeld Plaque.

King, Carey W., Webber, Michael E., and Duncan, Ian J. The Water Needs for LDV Transportation in the United States. Energy Policy. 2010, 38 (2), 1157-1167, DOI: 101016/j.enpol.2009.11.004.

King, Carey W. and Webber, Michael E. Water Intensity of Transportation. Environmental Science and Technology. 2008, 42 (21), 7866-7872; (Policy Analysis) DOI: 10.1021/es800367m.

King, Carey W. and Webber, Michael E. The Water Intensity of the Plugged-In Automotive Economy. Environmental Science and Technology. 2008, 42 (12), 4305-4311; (Article) DOI: 10.1021/es0716195.
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Awards
Rosenfeld Plaque for 2010 journal paper in Environmental Research Letters on “Energy Intensity Ratios”

Best Paper Award for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, 2010

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship, 2003

College of Engineering (CoE) Endowed Presidential Scholarship, 2003

Bruton Fellowship (CoE), 2001

Thrust 2000 Fellowship (CoE), 2000

University Fellow, 1998–1999

Engineering Graduate Fellowship (CoE), 1998

Cooperative Education Work Program Engineering Scholar, 1997

Engineering Scholar, 1995–1997

Ernest Cockrell Jr. Scholarship, 1996

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