Senior Research Fellow
Dr. Roger Raufer is Resident Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment (ERE) at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in Nanjing, China. He joined the Center in 2014, after spending more than four decades as a consulting engineer in the environment/energy field. He has extensive experience working in the US power sector, and also served for four years as full-time Technical Advisor for the United Nations’ Division for Sustainable Development in New York. Since 1990 he has worked as a consultant for the UN addressing energy/environmental issues in China, and for the World Bank and US AID in numerous countries around the world. Dr. Raufer holds a Ph.D. in Energy Management and Policy from the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds degrees in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, and political science. He formerly taught at UPenn, has lectured every spring/summer for more than thirty years at the IFP School in Paris, and has also lectured on numerous occasions at GE’s ‘Oil and Gas University’ in Florence, Italy. A registered Professional Engineer in a number of US states, he has written two books on the role of emissions trading in environmental management.