Professor of Geography & Environmental Engineering/Professor of Applied Mathematics & Statistics (Joint), Whiting School of Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD USA
PhD Environmental Systems Engineering (Cornell USA), BSc (South Dakota State University USA), MSc (SUNY-Syracuse USA)
Telephone: + 1 410 516 4681
Research Interests: Use of engineering-economic models to assess electricity market designs, potential for market power, and environmental policy; decision analysis of environmental, energy, and natural resources polices.
Background: Dr. Hobbs uses operations research methods to address economic, technological, and environmental aspects of energy and natural resources policies. He is also an experienced facilitator of stakeholder decision processes involving risks and multiple objectives. Dr. Hobbs spent 2009-10 at EPRG as a Senior Research Associate, as well as an Overseas Fellow at Churchill College. He also chairs the Market Surveillance Committee of the California ISO.