ERI SAIKAWA

 esaikawa@mit.edu


My PDF version of the CV can be found here

 

 

PROFESSIONAL/TEACHING EXPERIENCES

Emory University - Atlanta, GA, United States
Assistant Professor January 2013 ~
• Department of Environmental Studies
• Joint appointment with the Rollins School of Public Health

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA, United States
Research Scientist July 2012 to December 2012
Postdoctoral Associate September 2010 to June 2012
• Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
• Center for Global Change Science
• Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change
• Advisor: Prof. Ronald G. Prinn

EDUCATION

 

Princeton University -Princeton, NJ, United States, September 2005 – September 2010

PhD Candidate,Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
- Dissertation Committee Members: Denise Mauzerall, Christina Davis, Gilbert Rozman

- Defended on September 16, 2010

 

Indiana University -Bloomington, IN, United States, August 2003 – May 2005

Master of Public Affairs, School of Public and Environmental Affairs    

Overall GPA: 3.92/4.0        

Concentrating on Environment and Natural Resource Management

 

University of Tokyo -Tokyo, Japan, April 1999 – March 2003

Bachelor of Engineering: Chemistry and Biotechnology

Overall GPA: 3.75/4.0 Major GPA: 3.81/4.0

Thesis: “Design of Supramolecular Structures Using the Interaction between Fullerene and Metalloporphyrine”   

 

PUBLICATION

6. Saikawa, E., Domestic politics and environmental standards: China's policy-making process for regulating vehicle emissions, J. Sato (ed.), "Governance of natural resources: Uncovering the social purpose of materials in nature", Chapter 3, pp. 74-97, The United Nations University Press, in press.

5. Saikawa, E., Policy Diffusion of Emission Standards: Is there a Race to the Top?, World Politics, 65(1), 1-33, 2013.

4. Saikawa, E., M. Rigby, R. G. Prinn, S. A. Montzka, B. R. Miller et al., Global and regional emission estimates for HCFC-22, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 10033-10050, 2012

3. M. V. Ramana and E. Saikawa, Choosing a Standard Reactor: International Competition and Domestic Politics in Chinese Nuclear Policy, Energy, 2011, doi:10.1016/j.energy.2011.10.022.
2. Saikawa, E., J. Kurokawa, M. Takigawa, J. Borken-Kleefeld, D. L. Mauzerall, L. W. Horowitz, T. Ohara, The impact of China's vehicle emissions on regional air quality in 2000 and 2020: a scenario analysis, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 9465-9484, 2011
1. Saikawa, E., V. Naik, L. W. Horowitz, J. Liu, D. L. Mauzerall, Present and Potential Future Contributions of Sulfate, Black and Organic Carbon Aerosols from China to Global Air Quality, Premature Mortality and Radiative Forcing, Atmospheric Environment, 4343, no. 17 (2009): 2814-22

 

WORKING PAPERS

- Environmental Standards as a Strategy of International Technology Transfer (with J. Urpelainen) - Under Review -

- Process Modeling of Global Soil Nitrous Oxide Emissions (with C. A. Schlosser and R. G. Prinn - Under Review -

 

FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS & HONORS

Invitation to DISCCRS VII (DISsertation initiative for Climate Change ReSearch) (2012)

Invitation to ACCESS XI (Atmospheric Chemistry Colloquium for Emerging Senior Scientists) (2011)
Invitation to National Center for Atmospheric Research Advanced Study Program Summer Colloquium (2010)

Fellowship of Woodrow Wilson Scholars, Woodrow Wilson Foundation (2008-2010)

Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars (2009-2010)

Bradley Fellowship, The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation (2008-2009)

Graduate Research Funding, Center of Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University (December 2008)

Princeton University Graduate Fellowship (2005-2008)

Dean’s Fund for Scholarly Travel, Travel grant for a conference (December, 2008)

Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies Grant for summer research, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.

Princeton University East Asian Studies Program Grant for summer research, 2006, 2007, 2008.

Woodrow Wilson School travel grants for a conference (April, 2006)

Murata Overseas Scholarship for Graduate Education Abroad, (sole winner in a national competition out of 111 applicants, 2003) August 2003 to July 2005

Member, The National Scholars Honor Society, March 2008 to Present

Member, Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society, March 2005 to Present

Selected to participate in the 2006 Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford (FACES), San Francisco, CA, April 16-21, 2006.

Selected to participate in the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Alliance for Global Sustainability, Goteborg, Sweden, March 22-25, 2004. (Funded by Alliance for Global Sustainability; University of Tokyo)

Selected to participate in the University of Tokyo Forum in Singapore “Human Communities and Contexts of Nature”, November 28-29, 2002 (Funded by University of Tokyo)

Selected to participate in the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), Johannesburg, South Africa, August 26-September 4, 2002. (Funded by Alliance for Global Sustainability; University of Tokyo)

Selected to participate in the Jungle Youth Environmental Summit. Organized by the Alliance for Global Sustainability. San Jose, Costa Rica, March 24-30, 2002. (Funded by Alliance for Global Sustainability; University of Tokyo)

Selected to participate in the Youth Environmental Summit. Organized by the Alliance for Global Sustainability. Braunwald, Switzerland, August 18-September 1, 2001. (Funded by Alliance for Global Sustainability)

 

GRANTS

- China Transportation Grant, Energy Foundation, $150,000, January-December, 2013 "An Integrated Assessment of Emissions, Air Quality, Economic, and Health Impacts of Transport Policies in China"

- China Partnership Seed Grants, Emory Global Health Institute, $16,500, January-April 2013. "Understanding the health burden in Tibetan households"

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL/TEACHING EXPERIENCES

 

Princeton University -NJ, United States

Research Assistant February 2008 to November 2008

Research Assistant for Christina Davis (Politics Department and Woodrow Wilson School)

 

Princeton University -NJ, United States

Assistance-in-Instruction September 2007 to January 2008

Quantitative Analysis for Public Policy (WWS303) – Prof. Graham Lord

 
The World Bank -Beijing, China

Temporary Consultant June 2007 to September 2007

Researching air pollution from transport sector.

 
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis -Laxenburg, Austria

Researcher - Young Scientists Summer Program June 2005 to August 2005

Researching on cost-optimal solution for CO2 and SO2 emissions reduction in China.

 
Indiana University, Bloomington -IN, United States

Teaching Assistant August 2004 to May 2005

Public Management Economics (V517) & Financial Management (V361) – Prof. Rafael Reuveny

Environmental Economics and Policy (V625) – Prof. Kenneth Richards

 
The World Bank -DC, United States

Temporary Consultant May 2004 to August 2004, December 2004

Researching four Asian cities (Jakarta, Shanghai, Beijing and Hanoi) on Integrated Air Quality Management. As part of the assignment, created four databases and a report outlining knowledge base management for integrated air quality management (forthcoming).

 
Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry -Tokyo, Japan

Research Assistant June 2003 to August 2003

Researched new renewable energy issues in Japan

 

The University of Tokyo -Tokyo, Japan        

Proofreader June 2003 to August 2003                      

Supervised the translation of the book titled “Why Governments Waste Natural Resources” by William Ascher

 

SELECTED CONFERENCE/SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

“Scenario Analyses of China's Vehicle Emissions on Regional Air Quality in 2000 and 2020.” Presented at the Harvard China Project, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, November 4, 2010.

“Impacts of present and potential future emissions from China on air quality, premature mortality and radiative forcing.” Presented at the Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MI, June 18, 2010.

“Impacts of present and potential future emissions from China on air quality, premature mortality and radiative forcing.” Presented at the Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, April 28, 2010.

“Effect of Fragmented Bureaucracy on Air Quality Management in the Road Transport Sector in China.” Paper presented at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 25-28, 2010.

“The Policy Diffusion of Automobile Emissions Standards: Is there a Race to the Top?” Paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, February 17-20, 2010.

“Impacts of present and potential future emissions from China on air quality, premature mortality and radiative forcing.” Presented at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, NY, February 5, 2010.

“The Policy Diffusion of Automobile Emissions Standards: Is there a Race to the Top?” Presented at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, December 7, 2009.

“The Policy Diffusion of Automobile Emissions Standards: Is there a Race to the Top?” Presented at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, October 27, 2009.

“The Policy Diffusion Mechanism of Automobile Emissions Standards and Its Impact on Automobile Exports.” Paper presented at the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences Annual Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin, October 8-11, 2009.

“The Impact Analysis of Aerosols from China on Global Air Quality, Premature Deaths and Radiative Forcing - Year 2000 and 2020 - (in Japanese)” Presented at the National Institute of Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan, August 20, 2009.

“The Impact of Air Pollution from China on Global Air Quality, Premature Mortality and Radiative Forcing (in Japanese)” Presented at the Japan Agency for Marine Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan, August 12, 2009.

“Present and Potential Future Contributions of Sulfate, Black and Organic Carbon Aerosols from China to Global Air Quality, Premature Mortality and Radiative Forcing.” Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2008, and at the Better Air Quality Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, November 12-14, 2008. Poster presented at the Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution Workshop, Washington D.C., June 9-13, 2008, and at the 4th International Geosphere Biosphere Program Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, May 5-9, 2008.

“The Impact of Aerosols from China on Global Air Quality, Premature Deaths and Radiative Forcing: The Dilemma between Air Quality and Global Warming.” Presented at the Princeton Energy Group Lunch Meeting, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, October 3, 2008.

“Environmental Cooperation in East Asia.” Paper presented at the Graduate Climate Conference, Seattle, WA, April 8-9, 2006.

“Interactive Models for Urban Air Quality Management.” with Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep et al. Poster presented at the Better Air Quality 2004, Agra, India, December 6-8, 2004.

“Are We Ready for the Future? Visions and Voices for the Next Generation.” Main Plenary Panel at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Alliance for Global Sustainability, San Jose, Costa Rica, March 20-24, 2002. (Funded by Alliance for Global Sustainability)

 

LANGUAGES

Japanese (native), English (fluent), Korean (advanced), Mandarin (advanced), French (intermediate)