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Nazar Kholod

Integrated Modeling & Energy
Post Doctorate RA C


Nazar Kholod is a Post Doctorate Research Associate at the Joint Global Change Research Institute, a collaboration between the University of Maryland and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

His current research focuses on energy and environmental issues, namely black carbon emissions and energy efficiency. He is key contributor to the 'Arctic Black Carbon: Reduction of Black Carbon from Diesel Sources' project. The U.S. Department of State finances the project through a cooperative agreement between the U.S. Environment Protection Agency and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Previously Dr. Kholod worked at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC. He also was an Associate Professor at Lviv National University, Ukraine.

Dr. Kholod is a recipient of two research fellowships sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. He was a visiting scholar at the Center for Russian, East European and Central Asia Studies of the University of Washington in 2003 and Fulbright-Kennan scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2006.

He holds Master's degree in Public Policy from the University of Maryland and Doctor of Science degree in Economics from the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine.

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  • Evans M, N Kholod, V Malyshev, S Tretyakova, E Gusev, S Yu, and A Barinov. 2015. "Black carbon emissions from Russian diesel sources: Case study of Murmansk." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 15(14):8349-8359.  doi:10.5194/acp-15-8349-2015

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