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The CSIS Energy & National Security Program is pleased to host Dr. Brian Ó Gallachóir (University College Cork) and Dr. Morgan Bazilian (Colorado School of Mines) for a presentation on electricity market and infrastructure developments in conflict zones with particular focus on power sector development in the wake of The Troubles in Northern Ireland.Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) will moderate the discussion.
Brian Ó Gallachóir is Professor of Energy Engineering in University College Cork’s School of Engineering and Vice-Director of UCC’s Environmental Research Institute. He is also Director of the national SFI MaREI Centre, an energy and marine-based research, development and innovation hub. Brian is elected Chair of the Executive Committee for the International Energy Agency’s Technology Collaboration Programme on energy systems modelling (IEA-ETSAP).
Morgan Bazilian is a senior associate (non-resident) with the CSIS Energy & National Security Program and executive director of the Payne Institute for Earth Resources and Research Professor of Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines. Immediately prior, Dr. Bazilian was lead energy specialist at the World Bank. His work has ranged from fiscal policy to systems analysis to infrastructure investment to market regulation and governance in all areas of energy policy from upstream oil and gas to power systems.
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