Professor Bielicki (Google Scholar | ResearchGate | ORCID) researches issues in which energy and environmental systems and policy interact. He focuses on understanding opportunities, causes, and consequences of energy development and technology deployment in order to understand how energy systems have evolved and how this evolution can be directed in ways that will improve environmental, economic, and social conditions. Professor Bielicki is an Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University where he holds a joint appointment in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering and in the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. He is also on the faculty of the Environmental Science Graduate Program and has courtesy appointment in the City and Regional Planning section of the Knowlton School of Architecture. He previously held appointments as a Research Associate at the University of Minnesota, a Weinberg Fellow at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a Research Fellow with the Energy Technology Innovation Policy group at Harvard University.
Professor Bielicki has participated in a number of national and international workshops and reports on energy and the environment and his research has been published in a number of journals, including Energy and Environmental Science, Environmental Science & Technology, Applied Energy, Energy, Energy Policy, Environmental Management, Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, and International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. Professor Bielicki holds a Ph.D. (Harvard University), an M.P.A. (Harvard University), an M.B.A. (University of Chicago), and a B.S. (Mechanical Engineering, Valparaiso University). He is a member of a number of professional and honorary organizations, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Geophysical Union, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Economic Society, Tau Beta Pi (engineering honor society), and Sigma Xi (scientific research society). In his free time, Dr. Bielicki studies taekwondo, is an improvisational comedian, and is teaching himself how to play acoustic guitar.