Dr. Maria Rosaria Di Nucci

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Research Fellow

Address Ihnestraße 22
Room 3.14
D-14195 Berlin
Telephone (+)49 - 30 - 838 56271
Fax (+)49 - 30 - 838 56685
Email dinucci@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Bio

Research Interests

Memberships / Committee Work

Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects

Publications

Bio

Maria-Rosaria Di Nucci has been working at the Environmental Policy Research Centre since 2004 and is also an independent consultant. She holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Rome and a PhD (1987) from the University of Sussex. Since 1999 she has been an expert evaluator for the European Commission and a reviewer of projects and programmes on behalf of European research organisations. Formerly she was Head of the Climate Protection Group at the Ministry of Urban Development of the Land Berlin (1989-2001) and a lecturer in Industrial Economics at the Berlin Technical University (1985-89).

Current projects include the impact assessment of the "National Climate Initiative" of the German Ministry for Environment as well as a the ENTRIA project on long term radioactive waste management and govenance. Previously she coordinated the REALISE-Forum (Renewable Energy and Liberalisation in Selected Electricity Markets) project within the EC programme "Intelligent Energy Europe" and collaborated in the initiative to create an International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). From 2005-2010 she was a member of the Consortium ConcertoPlus, supporting the EU in the promotion of the CONCERTO initiative, and was task leader for planning and implementation process assessment and for the socio-economic impact assessment.

Research interests

Regulation of energy markets, smart grid/smart metering, comparative nuclear policy, comparative energy and climate policy, support instruments for renewable energy and energy efficiency, technology policy and assessment, sustainability and socio-economic assessment.

Memberhips/Committee work

  • Expert and Peer Reviewer for the European Commission within HORIZON 2020.
  • Expert and Peer Reviewer for the European Commission within the 5th, 6th and 7th Framework Programmes, Intelligent Energy Europe, Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (ICT-PSP)
  • Expert and Peer Reviewer for the Austrian Research Promotion Agency and KLIEN (Climate and Energy Fund) Vienna, Austria
  • Chair of the Evaluation of the Programme E Mission! Austria (2012 and 2013 Calls) and of the Energieforschungsprogramm (2014; 2015; 2016)
  • Expert for the European Science Foundation, Strasbourg
  • Member of the Expert Group appointed by the European Commission for the assessment of Fusion for Energy -F4E (2014)
  • Expert and Peer Reviewer for the Nordic Energy Research Oslo, Norway
  • Member of the Expert Groups appointed by the European Commission for the assessment of the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (2010-11; 2013)
  • Member of the Expert Groups appointed by the European Commission for the assessment of IMI Joint Undertaking (2013)
  • Member of the Expert Groups appointed by the European Commission for the assessment of Clean Sky Joint Undertaking (2013)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Turin School of Local Regulation (since 2012)
  • Member of „REFORM Group“ (Restructuring Energy System for Optimal Resource Management)
  • Member of the Working Group “Soziale Bilanzierung der Energiewende” of the Platfform Energiewende of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS)

Ongoing Projects

Completed Projects

  • Concerto Plus (January 1, 2006 — December 31, 2010)

Publications

  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria (forthcoming): From Military to Early Civilian Applications: A Historical Review of the Success of the Light Water Reactor Technology.

  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria; Isidoro Losada, Ana Maria; Brunnengräber, Achim (2017): From the "right to know" to the "right to object". A comparative Perspective on Participation and Acceptance in Siting Procedures for High Level Radioactive Waste Repositories. Progress in Nuclear Energy 100, 316- 325.

  • Budelmann, H: Di Nucci, M.R.; Isidoro Losasda, A.M; Köhnke, D.; Reichardt, M. (2017): Auf dem Weg in die Endlagerung: Die Notwendigkeit der langfristigen Zwischenlagerung hoch radioaktiver Abfälle. In: Gaia: Ökologische Perspektiven in Natur-, Geistes- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften 26(2),110-113

  • Di Nucci , Maria Rosaria; Russolillo, Daniele. The fuzzy Europeanization of the Italian RES Policies: the Paradox of meeting Targets without Strategic Capacity (i.E.) in: Solorio, Israel and Helge Jörgens (eds.) (2017 i.E.): A Guide to EU Renewable Energy Policy. Comparing Europeanization and Domestic Policy Change in EU Member States, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 121-140.
  • Di Nucci, Maria Rosaria; Brunnengräber, Achim (2017, i.E.): Freiwilligkeit als Königsweg? Über die Suche nach einem Standort für radioaktive Reststoffe, in: Sommer, Jörg (Hrsg): Kursbuch Bürgerbeteiligung.
  • Bertolini, E., Brouckaert, J.F., Di Nucci, M.R., Herrera, I., Quentin, F. (2014): Clean Sky. Second Interim Assessment - Panel Report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2014,120 pages.
  • Hunter, J., Szumowski,  M. , Anderson. T., Di Nucci, M.R., Wijnberg,  B. (2013): IMI - Innovative Medicines Initiative Joint Undertaking. Second Interim Evaluation. Panel Report.  European Commission – DG Research and Innovation. July 2013. 78 pages.