Anshuman (Ansu) Sahoo is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford, where he is part of the energy economic policy analysis research area. He is also a graduate student member of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and a Graduate Research Fellow of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance. One of the focuses of his doctoral research is the economics of energy efficiency, with a particular emphasis on residential energy efficiency. Given this specific specialization and its close relation to economic consumer theory, his research employs the tools of behavioral and experimental economics. A separate focus of his research is renewable energy economics, and his work in this area specializes in solar energy and renewable transportation fuels.
Prior to entering the Ph.D. program, Ansu was a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, where his clients included companies in the private equity, industrial goods, energy commodity, aviation and retail sectors. He has also worked as an intern and consulting energy economist for the Asian Development Bank. He holds an M.S. in Statistics from Stanford as well as a B.S.E. in Chemical Engineering and Certificates in both Engineering Biology and Finance from Princeton University.