Annika Blick

Annika Blick
Principal Scientific Engineering Associate
(510) 495-2165

Dr. Annika Todd is a Principal Senior Scientific Engineering Associate in the Electricity Markets and Policy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.  Annika is an experimental and behavioral economist, and conducts research and analysis on Energy Efficiency, Demand Response, and Smart Grid topics, including Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) Dynamic Pricing Projects, Evaluation, Measurement and Verification of Energy Efficiency Programs, and Technical Assistance to States on Energy Efficiency Programs.

Annika’s research has included investigating the effect of prices and behavior-based factors on energy consumption through large-scale field experiments, including the effect of dynamic pricing, smart sensor technology, high frequency feedback, competition, micro-raffle incentives, information overload, and social incentives, as well as evaluating the overall impact of behavior-based energy efficiency programs.

Previously, Annika was a postdoctoral researcher at the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center at Stanford, working as part of a team that received a $6 million grant to carry out experimental behavioral research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects - Energy (ARPA-E).  She was also a co-chair of the Behavior, Energy & Climate Change (BECC) conference in 2010. 

Annika has a PhD in Economics from Stanford University, and holds a BA in Molecular and Cell Biology as well as a BA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.  She has extensive experience in experimental design, behavioral theory and models, statistical analysis and econometric techniques, behavioral financial markets, and game theoretic analysis.

Publications

Lazar, Alina, Ling Jin, C. Anna Spurlock, Annika Todd, Kesheng Wu, and Alex Sim. "Data quality challenges with missing values and mixed types in joint sequence analysis." 2017 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data)2017 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data). Boston, MA, USA: IEEE, 2017.
Kim, Taehoon, Dongeun Lee, Jaesik Choi, C. Anna Spurlock, Alex Sim, Annika Todd, and Kesheng Wu. "Predicting Baseline for Analysis of Electricity Pricing." International Journal of Big Data Intelligence (IJBDI) Vol. 5.No. 1/2, 2018 (2017) 3-20.
Jin, Ling, Doris Lee, Alex Sim, Sam Borgeson, Kesheng Wu, C. Anna Spurlock, and Annika Todd. "Comparison of Clustering Techniques for Residential Energy Behavior using Smart Meter Data." AAAI Workshops - Artificial Intelligence for Smart Grids and Buildings, March 2017. San Francisco, CA , 2017.
Schiller, Steven R, C. Anna Spurlock, Annika Todd, and Bill Saxonis. "Evaluation of Residential Behavior-Based Programs." Energy Efficiency EM&V Webinar Series 2016.

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