Lewis M. Fulton

Fulton, Lewis M.

Research Interests

  • International transport and energy policy
  • Transportation technology potential, costs and benefits
  • Global energy transition modeling

Biography

Lewis Fulton has worked internationally in the field of transport/energy/environment analysis and policy development for over 20 years. He is Co-Director of the NextSTEPS Program within the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis. There he helps lead a range of research activities around new vehicle technologies and new fuels, and how these can gain rapid acceptance in the market.

From 2007-2012 he was a Senior Transport Specialist with the International Energy Agency, Paris, as well as Division Head for Energy Technology Policy during 2011-2012. He returned to the IEA in 2007 after working there originally from 1999-2005. During 2006-2007 he worked in Kenya with the UN Environment Program, developing and implementing GEF-funded sustainable transport projects around the world. During the 1990s he also worked at the US Department of Energy for 4 years, and taught at the Independent University of Bangladesh and the University of Maryland.

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Lewis Fulton has worked internationally in the field of transport/energy/environment analysis and policy development for over 20 years. He is Co-Director of the NextSTEPS Program within the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis. There he helps lead a range of research activities around new vehicle technologies and new fuels, and how these can gain rapid acceptance in the market.

From 2007-2012 he was a Senior Transport Specialist with the International Energy Agency, Paris, as well as Division Head for Energy Technology Policy during 2011-2012. He returned to the IEA in 2007 ...

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2012 Society of Automotive Engineers SAE/Barry D. McNutt Award for Excellence in Automotive Policy Analysis

2005 Transportation Research Board Barry McNutt Award for Best Paper, Energy and Alternative Fuels Committees

November 25, 2012

In 2010, the national oil import bill for Barbados was US$393 million. Prime Minister Stuar has declared that "if not corrected", the bill would become "wholly unaffordable" in his country. Information about the majority of Commonwealth countries has been provided in a reported by Dr. Lewis M. Fulton of the University of California, Davis. Story also appears in The Barbados Advocate, Kaieteur News, The Jamaica Observer and St. Lucia Newspaper.