Aniruddh Mohan

Aniruddh Mohan

Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow

Princeton University

Aniruddh Mohan is a Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. He has a PhD in Engineering & Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. His research has been published in peer reviewed journals such as Nature Energy, Energy Policy, Climate Policy, and Environmental Research Letters and received media coverage in several news outlets including The New York Times, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, and Wired. Broadly, he is interested in technological change and how it relates to achieving economy wide net-zero emissions. Aniruddh has also penned commentaries for the Hindustan Times, Brookings Institution, Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Wire, and Scroll among others.

In 2017-18 he was an Alexander von Humboldt International Climate Protection Fellow at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy in Germany.


  • Transportation
  • Energy systems
  • Carbon Dioxide Removal
  • Climate policy


  • PhD in Engineering and Public Policy

    Carnegie Mellon University

  • MPhil in Nuclear Energy

    University of Cambridge

  • BEng. Hons. Mechanical Engineering

    University of Manchester

Recent Publications

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Sustained cost declines in solar PV and battery storage needed to eliminate coal generation in India. Environmental Research Letters, 2022.

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Impact of automation on long haul trucking operator-hours in the United States. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 2022.

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UNFCCC must confront the political economy of net-negative emissions. One Earth, 2021.

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Trade-offs between automation and light vehicle electrification. Nature Energy, 2020.

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