Omar I. Asensio

Doctoral candidate, ESE and National Science Foundation IGERT Fellow Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

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Omar I. Asensio is a postdoctoral scholar at the UCLA Center for Corporate Environmental Performance He conducts research in technology and innovation; energy and environmental policy. His research uses behavioral insights to address social problems relating to energy, health and the environment. His most recent work in energy conservation was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and notably received media coverage in 42 countries, including Scientific American, Los Angeles Times, NPR, NBC News, CBS Radio, Economic Times and Yahoo! News. He is a nominee for the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2015 and is the recipient of the 2015 ONE-NBS Research Impact on Practice Award (RIPA) from the Academy of Management, Organizations and the Natural Environment Division.

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