Morgan Bazilian

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Morgan Bazilian
Morgan D. Bazilian
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Known forEnergy Policy
Scientific career
FieldsColorado School of Mines
InstitutionsDIrector of the Payne Institute for Public Policy

Morgan D. Bazilian is the Director of the Payne Institute for Public Policy and a professor of public policy at the Colorado School of Mines.[1][2] In 2019, he was asked to testify in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources as an expert witness.[3] He is listed among the Top 100 Smart Grid Influencers, and prior his role at the Payne Institute, he was a lead energy specialist at the World Bank.[4][5] He has also served as a senior diplomat at the United Nations, where he helped create the Sustainable Energy for All initiative.[6][5] Prior to this, he served as the chief advisor to the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment in Ireland, and as a member of the original senior management team at the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.[5][1] He was the lead negotiator for the European Union on energy aspects of the UNFCCC climate negotiations leading to the Copenhagen Summit in 2009.[7]

Early life

Prior to his career in energy and the environmental policy, Bazilian was a professional mountain guide for both Rainier Mountaineering and International Mountain Guides.[1]


Bazilian's research interests include energy, natural resources, environmental policy, and international affairs. He has published over 150 articles in academic journals including Science, Nature, and PNAS, and has an h-index of 49.[8][9] He frequently writes editorials for Forbes, Scientific American, Foreign Policy, and the Petroleum Economist, among other notable magazines and media.[1][10][11]

His 2008 textbook, Analytical Methods for Energy Security and Diversity, was called "groundbreaking" by Michael Liebreich.

In the media



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Avery, Greg (2020-03-23). "He used to guide adventurers to the top of Denali, now this exec guides energy policy at Colorado School of Mines". Denver Business Journal. Retrieved 2020-06-27.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. "Morgan Bazilian". Division of Economics and Business. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  3. "Full Committee Hearing on Minerals and Clean Energy Technologies - Hearings and Business Meetings - Hearings - U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources". Retrieved 2020-06-30.
  4. Arci, Clelia (2019-09-24). "Top 100: Smart Grid Influencers". Retrieved 2020-06-30.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Bazilian tapped to lead Payne Institute for Earth Resources" (Press release). Colorado School of Mines. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  6. "Morgan Bazilian". Our World. United Nations University. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  7. Bazilian, Morgan. "Technology in the UN Climate Change Negotiations: Moving Beyond Abstraction". Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  8. "Morgan Bazilian - Google Scholar Citations". Google Scholar. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  9. Sovacool, Benjamin K.; Ali, Saleem H.; Bazilian, Morgan; Radley, Ben; Nemery, Benoit; Okatz, Julia; Mulvaney, Dustin (2020-01-03). "Sustainable minerals and metals for a low-carbon future". Science. 367 (6473): 30–33. doi:10.1126/science.aaz6003. ISSN 0036-8075. PMID 31896708.
  10. Bazilian, Morgan D. "Morgan D. Bazilian". Foreign Policy. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  11. "Stories by Morgan D. Bazilian". Scientific American. Retrieved 2020-06-27.

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