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Dr. Huppmann was an author of the 2018 IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C (SR15). His responsibility for the SR15 was the compilation of a scenario ensemble of quantitative scenarios (Chapter 2) and the assessment of the interaction across different Sustainable Development Goals (SDG, Chapter 5).
In parallel to his contribution to the IPCC, Dr. Huppmann was the lead developer of the energy system and integrated assessment framework MESSAGEix, an open-source platform for integrated and cross-cutting modeling. This system underpins the MESSAGEix-GLOBIOM Integrated Assessment Model, which is used as the core modeling tool at the Energy Program to explore national and global transformation strategies in the context of climate change and their linkages to a range of sustainable development objectives.
Currently, Dr. Huppmann is the "Team Leader Modeling Platform Development". In this role, he coordinates a team of three programmers/developers in the Energy Program to extend the features of the ixmp Scenario Explorer infrastructure. This system is used, among other ongoing and past activities, in the projects JPI Climate SENSES and Horizon 2020 Open ENTRANCE.
Before joining the IIASA Energy Program in October 2015, Dr. Huppmann was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and worked in the Civil Engineering Department. During this time, he was also affiliated as a Visiting Fellow at the think-tank Resources for the Future (RFF), Washington D.C. Before his research sojourn in the US, he worked at the Department of Energy-Transportation-Environment at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Germany.
Dr. Huppmann graduated with a doctorate in economics from Technical University Berlin after successfully completing the structured PhD program at DIW Berlin, defending his dissertation summa cum laude in June 2014. He also studied Mathematics at the Vienna University of Technology, where he earned an MSc degree in 2010.
Last update: 02-SEP-2019
Huppmann D (2020). Climate change mitigation & sustainable development - Qualitative and quantitative analysis in the IPCC’s “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C”. In: Young Scientist Symposium, 15 May 2020, IST Austria.
Roelfsema M, van Soest HL, Hamsen M, den Elzen M, Höhne N, Iacubuta G, Krey V , Kriegler E, et al. (2020). Taking stock of national climate policies to evaluate implementation of the Paris Agreement. Nature Communications 11: e2096. DOI:10.1038/s41467-020-15414-6.
Huppmann D (2020). A common nomenclature for assessing low-carbon transition pathways in Europe and other useful tools for energy modelling. In: 2nd OpenMod Online Lightning Talk Mini-workshop.
Huppmann D , Oei P-Y, & Graabak I (2020). Five best-practice steps to make your research open & FAIR v1.0. IIASA (Unpublished)
Huppmann D (2020). IIASA as a FAIR data hub for energy systems modeling & integrated assessment. In: “Big Data and Systems Analysis” Committee on Data (CODATA), International Science Council & IIASA, 24-25 February 2020, Laxenburg, Austria.
Zhou W, McCollum D, Fricko O , Fujimori S, Gidden M, Guo F, Hasegawa T, Huang H, et al. (2020). Decarbonization pathways and energy investment needs for developing Asia in line with well below 2 °C. Climate Policy (In Press)
Rogelj J , Huppmann D , Krey V , Riahi K , Clarke L, Gidden M, Nicholls Z, & Meinshausen Malte (2019). A new scenario logic for the Paris Agreement long-term temperature goal. Nature 573 (7774): 357-363. DOI:10.1038/s41586-019-1541-4.
Zhou W, McCollum D, Fricko O , Gidden M, Huppmann D , Krey V , & Riahi K (2019). A comparison of low carbon investment needs between China and Europe in stringent climate policy scenarios. Environmental Research Letters 14 (5): 054017. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/ab0dd8.
Huppmann D , Rogelj J , Kriegler E, Krey V , & Riahi K (2019). A new scenario resource for integrated 1.5°C research in the context of climate change and sustainable development. In: Global Sustainable Development Goals in a Mediatized World, 4-5 April 2019, Vienna, Austria.
Orthofer C, Huppmann D , & Krey V (2019). South Africa After Paris—Fracking Its Way to the NDCs? Frontiers in Energy Research 7: art.20. DOI:10.3389/fenrg.2019.00020.
Huppmann D , Gidden M, Fricko O , Kolp P, Orthofer C, Pimmer M, Kushin N, Vinca A , et al. (2019). The MESSAGEix Integrated Assessment Model and the ix modeling platform (ixmp). Environmental Modelling & Software 112: 143-156. DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.11.012.
Gidden M & Huppmann D (2019). pyam: a Python Package for the Analysis and Visualization of Models of the Interaction of Climate, Human, and Environmental Systems. Journal of Open Source Software 4 (33): p. 1095. DOI:10.21105/joss.01095.
Parkinson S, Krey V , Huppmann D , Kahil T , McCollum D, Fricko O , Byers E , Gidden M, et al. (2019). Balancing clean water-climate change mitigation tradeoffs. Environmental Research Letters 14 (1): e014009. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aaf2a3.
Rogelj J & Den Elzen M (2019). Bridging the Gap – Enhancing mitigation ambition and action at G20 level and globally. In: Emissions Gap Report 2019. pp. 21-27 Nairobi: UNEP. ISBN 978-92-807-3766-0
Lederer G, Rogelj J , Den Elzen M, Kejun J, & Huppmann D (2018). Chapter 3: The Emissions Gap. In: Emissions Gap Report 2018. pp. 16-22 Nairobi: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). ISBN 978-92-807-3726-4
Huppmann D , Rogelj J , Kriegler E, Mundaca L, Forster P, Kobayashi S, Seferian R, & Vilarino MV (2018). Notebooks for IAM scenario analysis for the IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C of Global Warming. DOI:10.22022/SR15/08-2018.15428.
Rogelj J , Shindell D, Jiang K, Fifita S, Forster P, Ginzburg V, Handa C, Kheshgi H, et al. (2018). Chapter 2: Mitigation pathways compatible with 1.5°C in the context of sustainable development. In: Global Warming of 1.5 °C an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Roy J, Tschakert P, Waisman H, Halim S, Antwi-Agyei P, Dasgupta P, Hayward B, Kanninen M, et al. (2018). Chapter 5: Sustainable Development, Poverty Eradication and Reducing Inequalities. In: Global Warming of 1.5 °C an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
McCollum D, Zhou W, Bertram C, de Boer H-S, Bosetti V, Busch S, Despres J, Drouet L, et al. (2018). Energy investment needs for fulfilling the Paris Agreement and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Nature Energy 3 (7): 589-599. DOI:10.1038/s41560-018-0179-z.
Grubler A , Wilson C , Bento N, Boza-Kiss B, Krey V , McCollum D, Rao N , Riahi K , et al. (2018). A low energy demand scenario for meeting the 1.5 °C target and sustainable development goals without negative emission technologies. Nature Energy 3 (6): 517-525. DOI:10.1038/s41560-018-0172-6.
Huppmann D , Gidden M, Fricko O , Kolp P, Orthofer C, Pimmer M, Riahi K , & Krey V (2018). The MESSAGEix IAM and the “ix modeling platform” for integrated and x-cutting analysis. In: Indus Basin Knowledge Forum (IBKF), 31 May-2 June 2018, Laxenburg, Austria.
Parkinson S, Krey V , Huppmann D , Kahil T , McCollum D, Fricko O , Byers E , Gidden M, et al. (2018). Balancing clean water-climate change mitigation tradeoffs. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-18-005
Huppmann D & Siddiqui S (2018). An exact solution method for binary equilibrium problems with compensation and the power market uplift problem. European Journal of Operational Research 266 (2): p. 622638. DOI:10.1016/j.ejor.2017.09.032.
Oke O, Huppmann D , Marshall M, Poulton R, & Siddiqui S (2018). Multimodal Transportation Flows in Energy Networks with an Application to Crude Oil Markets. Networks and Spatial Economics: 1-35. DOI:10.1007/S11067-018-9387-0.
Kranzl L, Hartner M, Fritz S, Müller A, Forthuber S, Herbst A, Krail M, Heitel S, et al. (2017). D.5.1: Draft methodological working paper documenting the methodological approaches and interlinkages for energy demandmodels, coupled supply side models and interfaces to other WPs. TU Wien
Marangoni G, Tavoni M, Bosetti V, Borgonovo E, Capros P, Fricko O , Gernaat D E H J, Guivarch C, et al. (2017). Sensitivity of projected long-term CO2 emissions across the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways. Nature Climate Change 7 (2): 113-117. DOI:10.1038/nclimate3199.
Feijoo F, Huppmann D , Sakiyama L, & Siddiqui S (2016). North American natural gas model: Impact of cross-border trade with Mexico. Energy 112: 1084-1095. DOI:10.1016/j.energy.2016.06.133.
Langer L, Huppmann D , & Holz F (2016). Lifting the US crude oil export ban: A numerical partial equilibrium analysis. Energy Policy 97: 258-266. DOI:10.1016/j.enpol.2016.07.040.
Yeh S, Cai Y, Huppmann D , Bernstein P, Tuladhar S, & Huntington HG (2016). North American natural gas and energy markets in transition: insights from global models. Energy Economics 60: 405-415. DOI:10.1016/j.eneco.2016.08.021.
Brijs T, Huppmann D , Siddiqui S, & Belmans R (2016). Auction-Based Allocation of Shared Electricity Storage Resources through Physical Storage Rights. DIW Discussion Paper 1566. Berlin, Germany
Brijs T, Huppmann D , Siddiqui S, & Belmans R (2016). Auction-based allocation of shared electricity storage resources through physical storage rights. Journal of Energy Storage 7: 82-92. DOI:10.1016/j.est.2016.05.009.
Feijoo F, Huppmann D , Sakiyama L, & Siddiqui S (2016). North American Natural Gas Model Impact of Cross-Border Trade with Mexico. DIW Discussion Paper 1553. Berlin, Germany
Langer L, Huppmann D , & Holz F (2016). Lifting the US Crude Oil Export Ban: A Numerical Partial-Equilibrium Analysis. DIW Discussion Paper 1548. Berlin, Germany
Oke O, Huppmann D , Marshall M, Poulton R, & Siddiqui S (2016). Mitigating Environmental and Public-Safety Risks of United States Crude-by-Rail Transport. DIW Discussion Paper 1575. Berlin, Germany
Huppmann D & Siddiqui S (2015). An Exact Solution Method for Binary Equilibrium Problems with Compensation and the Power Market Uplift Problem. DIW Discussion Paper 1475. Berlin, Germany
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