Nebojsa Nakicenovic

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Nebojsa Nakicenovic (also Nebojša Nakićenović) (born 1949, Belgrade, (former) Yugoslavia) is an energy economist.[1]


He is Former Deputy Director General/ Deputy CEO of the International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA) in Laxenburg, Austria and former Full Professor of Energy Economics at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria.[2][3] He is originally from Montenegro and is now citizen of Austria.[4]

He holds a bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Economics, from Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States, Masters (M.A.) and Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) in Economics and Computer Science from the University of Vienna, Austria, and a Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.) Honoris Causa in Engineering Sciences, from the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. In 2018, Nakicenovic was inducted into the International Academy for Systems and Cybernetic Sciences.[5]

Nebojsa Nakicenovic has been involved in all Assessment Reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In 2000, he published, together with Robert Swart, the Special Report on Emissions Scenarios.[6][7] He was the Director of the Global Energy Assessment (GEA), which was published in 2012.[8] He was Member of the Steering Committee of the Austrian Assessment Report On Climate Change 2014, which was published in September 2014.[9][10][11]

He is a Member of several (international) scientific advisory boards and initiatives, amongst others: the German Advisory Council on Global Change,[12] Earth League,[13] the Steering Committee of Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21),[14] the Global Carbon Project,[15] the UN Secretary-General's High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy For All,[16] and the Climate Change Centre Austria.[17] In November 2020 he was appointed to the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors to the European Commission.

Editorial Membership[edit]


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  9. ^ "Bundesminister Rupprechter: Klimawandel-Sachstandsbericht zeigt dringenden Handlungsbedarf für Österreich auf | Klima- und Energiefonds, 17.09.2014 | APA-OTS" (in German). 2014-09-17. Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  10. ^ "Austrian Assessment Report Climate Change 2014 (AAR14)" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  11. ^ "Landmark report defines climate change in Austria - 2014". IIASA. Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  12. ^ "WBGU: Prof. Dr. Nakicenovic". Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  13. ^ "Members Bios". Earth League. 2013-02-01. Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  14. ^ "The Steering Committee". REN21. 2015-06-09. Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  15. ^ "Who Is Who". Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  16. ^ "High Level Group on Sustainable Energy - Group Members". 2012-03-23. Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  17. ^ "Vorstand". Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  18. ^ "Technological Forecasting and Social Change Editorial Board". Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  19. ^ "Climate Policy". ISSN 1469-3062. Retrieved 2015-07-10. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  20. ^ "Energy Policy Editorial Board". Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  21. ^ "Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability Editorial Board". Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  22. ^ "Editorial Board | Ecosystem Health and Sustainability". 2015-03-17. Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  23. ^ "The Scientific World Journal: Energy". Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  24. ^ "Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions Editorial Board". Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  25. ^ "Energy Strategy Reviews Editorial Board". Retrieved 2015-07-10.