Sonia Yeh

Full Professor at Physical Resource Theory

Dr. Sonia Yeh is Professor in Transport and Energy Systems in the Department of Space, Earth and Environment. Her expertise is in energy economics and energy system modeling, alternative transportation fuels, sustainability standards, technological change, and consumer behavior and mobility. Throughout her work, she has advised and worked broadly with U.S. state and international advisers, policymakers, a wide range of stakeholder groups and academic researchers in developing climate policies toward reducing the environmental impacts and GHG emissions from transport. She served as Fulbright Distinguished Chair Professor in Alternative Energy Technology in 2016-2017 and received Håkan Frisinger Award by Volvo Research and Educational Foundations in 2019. She is an adjunct professor at the Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University and a Senior Editor for Energy Policy journal since 2018.

Dr. Yeh has worked extensively with international researchers, stakeholder groups, and governance bodies and regularly advises, collaborates and provides inputs to international organisations including the International Energy Agency (IEA), the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conferences of the Parties (UNFCCC COP)(working with national and local governments developing tools to develop transport strategies for the Nationally Determined Contributions NDCs), International Transport Forum-OECD, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank, etc. Dr. Yeh funded and co-leads the International Transportation Energy Modeling (ITEM) project https://transportenergy.org, participated by academic institutions, international and national energy agencies, major oil companies, and NGOs coordinating research on future scenarios, big data and research needs on EVs, MaaS, and policy needs to promote low carbon transitions in transport. She is a contributing author of Transport chapter in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report.

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Showing 49 publications

2023

Special Session: Digital Technologies for Sustainability - Research Challenges and Opportunities

Paul Pop, Christian Graulund, Sonia Yeh et al
Proceedings - 2023 International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis, CODES+ISSS 2023, p. 18-23
Paper in proceeding
2023

Battery electric long-haul trucks in Europe: Public charging, energy, and power requirements

Wasim Shoman, Sonia Yeh, Frances Sprei et al
Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. Vol. 121
Journal article
2023

Impacts of charging behavior on BEV charging infrastructure needs and energy use

Yuan Liao, Çaglar Tozluoglu, Frances Sprei et al
Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. Vol. 116
Journal article
2023

A synthetic population of Sweden: datasets of agents, households, and activity-travel patterns

Çaglar Tozluoglu, Swapnil Vilas Dhamal, Sonia Yeh et al
Data in Brief. Vol. 48
Journal article
2023

Fifty years of Energy Policy: A bibliometric overview

Ye Yao, Huibin Du, Hongyang Zou et al
Energy Policy. Vol. 183
Journal article
2023

A Review of Big Data in Road Freight Transport Modeling: Gaps and Potentials

Wasim Shoman, Sonia Yeh, Frances Sprei et al
Data Science for Transportation. Vol. 5 (2)
Journal article
2022

If Electric Cars Are Good for Reducing Emissions, They Could Be Even Better with Electric Roads

Johannes Morfeldt, Wasim Shoman, Daniel Johansson et al
Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. 56 (13), p. 9593-9603
Journal article
2022

Synthetic Sweden Mobility (SySMo) Model Documentation

Çaglar Tozluoglu, Swapnil Vilas Dhamal, Yuan Liao et al
Preprint
2022

Benefits of an Electric Road System for Battery Electric Vehicles

Wasim Shoman, Sten Karlsson, Sonia Yeh
World Electric Vehicle Journal. Vol. 13 (11)
Journal article
2022

A Mobility Model for Synthetic Travel Demand from Sparse Traces

Yuan Liao, Kristoffer Ek, Eric Wennerberg et al
IEEE Open Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems. Vol. 3, p. 665-678
Journal article
2022

Complexities in the energy-transport co-transformation

David Daniels, Sonia Yeh
Progress in Energy. Vol. 4 (4)
Other text in scientific journal
2022

Improving future travel demand projections: a pathway with an open science interdisciplinary approach

Sonia Yeh, Jorge Gil, Page Kyle et al
Progress in Energy. Vol. 4 (4)
Journal article
2022

Feasibility of estimating travel demand using geolocations of social media data

Yuan Liao, Sonia Yeh, Jorge Gil
Transportation. Vol. 49 (1), p. 137-161
Journal article
2021

Tradable performance standards in the transportation sector

Sonia Yeh, Dallas Burtraw, Thomas Sterner et al
Energy Economics. Vol. 102
Journal article
2021

Recent developments at energy policy

Stephen Thomas, Carlos Henggeler Antunes, Ines Azevedo et al
Energy Policy. Vol. 159
Other text in scientific journal
2021

Benefits of Electric Road System with charging from below technology to battery electric vehicles

Wasim Shoman, Sten Karlsson, Sonia Yeh
Other conference contribution
2020

Ett ensidigt fokus på elexport är allt för snävt.

Christian Azar, Fredrik Hedenus, Daniel Johansson et al
Dagens Nyheter (DN)
Newspaper article
2020

Battery electric vehicles’ contribution to the viability of charging from below electric road system based on individual driving patterns

Wasim Shoman, Sten Karlsson, Sonia Yeh
4th Electric Road Systems Conference
Paper in proceeding
2020

The International Transport Energy Modeling (iTEM) Open Data & Harmonized Transport Database

Humberto Linero, Sonia Yeh, Paul Kishimoto et al
Other - Software code
2020

The continuing evolution of Energy Policy

Stephen Brown, Marilyn A. Brown, R. Madlener et al
Energy Policy. Vol. 139
Other text in scientific journal
2020

Effects of low-carbon energy adoption on airborne particulate matter concentrations with feedbacks to future climate over California

Anikender Kumar, Christina Zapata, Sonia Yeh et al
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. Vol. 125 (16)
Journal article
2020

Leveraging Open-Source Tools for Collaborative Macro-energy System Modeling Efforts

Joseph DeCarolis, Paulina Jaramillo, Jeremiah X. Johnson et al
Joule. Vol. 4 (12), p. 2523-2526
Other text in scientific journal
2020

A holistic analysis of passenger travel energy and greenhouse gas intensities

Andreas Schäfer, Sonia Yeh
Nature Sustainability. Vol. 3 (6), p. 459-462
Journal article
2020

Disparities in travel times between car and transit: Spatiotemporal patterns in cities

Yuan Liao, Jorge Gil, Rafael H. M. Pereira et al
Scientific Reports. Vol. 10 (1)
Journal article
2019

Measuring Traffic in Cities Through a Large-Scale Online Platform

Vilhelm Verendel, Sonia Yeh
Journal of Big Data Analytics in Transportation. Vol. 1 (2-3), p. 161-173
Journal article
2019

Recent Developments at Energy Policy

Stephen P.A. Brown, Marilyn A. Brown, R. Madlener et al
Energy Policy. Vol. 133
Other text in scientific journal
2019

From individual to collective behaviours: exploring population heterogeneity of human mobility based on social media data

Yuan Liao, Sonia Yeh, Gustavo S. Jeuken
EPJ Data Science. Vol. 8 (1)
Journal article
2018

Modeling the Impacts of Deep Decarbonization in California and the Western US: Focus on the Transportation and Electricity Sectors

Saleh Zakerinia, Christopher Yang, Sonia Yeh
Lecture Notes in Energy, p. 245-259
Book chapter
2018

Global carbon intensity of crude oil production

Mohammad S. Masnadi, Hassan M. El-Houjeiri, Dominik Schunack et al
Science. Vol. 361 (6405), p. 851-853
Journal article
2018

Water impacts of U.S. biofuels: Insights from an assessment combining economic and biophysical models

Jacob Teter, Sonia Yeh, Madhu Khanna et al
PLoS ONE. Vol. 13 (9)
Journal article
2018

Improving the representation of modal choice into bottom-up optimization energy system models – The MoCho-TIMES model

Jacopo Tattini, Kalai Ramea, Maurizio Gargiulo et al
Applied Energy. Vol. 212, p. 265-282
Journal article
2018

Integration of behavioral effects from vehicle choice models into long-term energy systems optimization models

Kalai Ramea, David Bunch, Christopher Yang et al
Energy Economics. Vol. 74, p. 663-676
Journal article
2018

Low-carbon energy generates public health savings in California

Christina Zapata, Christopher Yang, Sonia Yeh et al
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. Vol. 18 (7), p. 4817-4830
Journal article
2018

Predictability in Human Mobility based on Geographical-boundary-free and Long-time Social Media Data

Yuan Liao, Sonia Yeh
2018 21st International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), p. 2068-2073
Paper in proceeding
2018

Estimating criteria pollutant emissions using the California Regional Multisector Air Quality Emissions (CA-REMARQUE) model v1.0

Christina Zapata, Christopher Yang, Sonia Yeh et al
Geoscientific Model Development. Vol. 11, p. 1293-1320
Journal article
2017

Sensitivity of Modeling Results to Technological and Regional Details: The Case of Italy's Carbon Mitigation Policy

Gabriele Standardi, Yiyong Cai, Sonia Yeh
Energy Economics. Vol. 63, p. 116-128
Journal article
2017

Detailed assessment of global transport-energy models' structures and projections

Sonia Yeh, G.S. Mishra, L. Fulton et al
Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. Vol. 55, p. 294-309
Journal article
2017

Energy Intensity and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Oil Production in the Eagle Ford Shale

Sonia Yeh, Abbas Ghandi, Bridget R. Scanlon et al
Energy & Fuels. Vol. 31 (2), p. 1440-1449
Journal article
2017

Formalizing best practice for energy system optimization modelling

Joseph DeCarolis, Hannah Daly, Paul Dodds et al
Applied Energy. Vol. 194, p. 184-198
Review article
2016

A review of low carbon fuel policies: Principles, program status and future directions

Sonia Yeh, J. Witcover, G. E. Lade et al
Energy Policy. Vol. 97, p. 220-234
Review article
2016

North American Natural Gas and Energy Markets in Transition: Insights from Global Models

Sonia Yeh, Yiyong Cai, Daniel Huppman et al
Energy Economics. Vol. 60, p. 405-415
Journal article
2016

Forest biomass, carbon neutrality and climate change mitigation

Göran Berndes, Bob Abt, Antti Asikainen et al
Other
2016

Energy Intensity and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Tight Oil Production in the Bakken Formation

Adam R. Brandt, Tim Yeskoo, Michael S. McNally et al
Energy & Fuels. Vol. 30 (11), p. 9613-9621
Journal article
2016

Recent Trends in Water Use and Production for California Oil Production

K. Tiedeman, Sonia Yeh, Bridget R. Scanlon et al
Environmental Science & Technology. Vol. 50 (14), p. 7904-7912
Journal article
2016

A modeling comparison of deep greenhouse gas emissions reduction scenarios by 2030 in California

Sonia Yeh, Christopher Yang, Michael Gibbs et al
Energy Strategy Reviews. Vol. 13-14, p. 169-180
Journal article
2011

Evaluation of water use for bioenergy at different scales

Sonia Yeh, Göran Berndes, G.S. Mishra et al
Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. Vol. 5 (4), p. 361-374
Journal article

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Showing 10 research projects

2023–2026

Using urban big data to redefine experienced social segregation: how it is driven by mobility, built environment, and residence

Yuan Liao Physical Resource Theory 2
Jorge Gil Urban Design and Planning
Sonia Yeh Physical Resource Theory
Swedish Research Council (VR)

2020–

Utilization - the Car Movement Database, part 2

Sonia Yeh Physical Resource Theory
Chalmers

1 publication exists
2019–2023

Next generation of AdVanced InteGrated Assessment modelling to support climaTE policy making (Navigate)

Sonia Yeh Physical Resource Theory
European Commission (EC)

3 publications exist
2019–2020

The Economic Impacts of Innovations: Transport Case Studies in Technology and Policies

Sonia Yeh Physical Resource Theory
Thomas Sterner Physical Resource Theory
Chalmers

1 publication exists
2019–

Utilization - the Car Movement Database

Sonia Yeh Physical Resource Theory
Sten Karlsson Physical Resource Theory
Chalmers

2018–2022

The new future of mobility: Using a Synthetic Sweden to study transition pathways to autonomous, shared, and electromobility

Sonia Yeh Physical Resource Theory
Devdatt Dubhashi Data Science
Frances Sprei Physical Resource Theory
Formas

3 publications exist
2018–2018

A synthetic Sweden decision supporting tool for future urban mobility – Autonomous and electromobility infrastructure planning

Sonia Yeh Physical Resource Theory
Frances Sprei Physical Resource Theory
Devdatt Dubhashi Data Science
Chalmers

2017–2021

Mistra Carbon Exit

Daniel Johansson Physical Resource Theory
Frances Sprei Physical Resource Theory
Filip Johnsson Energy Technology
Katarina Gårdfeldt Centre for Environment and Sustainability (GMV)
Sonia Yeh Physical Resource Theory
Ida Karlsson Energy Technology 1
Johannes Morfeldt Physical Resource Theory 2
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (Mistra)

18 publications exist
2017–2019

Sustainable cities: the use of large amounts of data to understand and handle movement patterns and congestion

Sonia Yeh Physical Resource Theory
Yuan Liao Physical Resource Theory 2
Formas

8 publications exist
2017–2019

MAKING CITIES MORE SUSTAINABLE: USING BIG AND CONTINUOUS DATA TO UNDERSTAND URBAN MOBILITY AND CONGESTIONS

Sonia Yeh Physical Resource Theory
Vincenzo Massimiliano Gulisano Networks and Systems (Chalmers)
Marina Papatriantafilou Networks and Systems (Chalmers)
Formas

1 publication exists
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