In a few words

Arash FARNOOSH, engineer and economist, is Professor at IFP School (IFPEN). A specialist in energy and the environment, he holds a research Chair dedicated to the electricity sector, and also heads an Executive Master's program in energy management.

Currently, in parallel with his research activities within his "Electricity and Digital Transition" Chair, he coordinates and teaches courses in energy economics, natural gas and electricity management and techno-economics of renewable energies at IFP School. Moreover, he supervises the Executive Master of Management in Energy in partnership with BI Norwegian Business School and managed an international Master’s program in Petroleum Economics & Management for ten years. Arash is also an adjunct professor at Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) and Ecole des Ponts ParisTech. In 2012, 2020 & 2023, he was elected as the Best Professor of the Executive Master of Management and in 2023, he was appointed Knight (Chevalier) in the Order of Academic Palms by the French Republic.

Before joining IFP Energies nouvelles in 2010, Arash worked in various entities such as TotalEnergies, Airbus France and BNP Paribas Investment Banking group as a techno-economic engineer and analyst. Amateur of world history, he is fluent in French, English and Persian.

Arash is a graduate engineer (French Grandes Ecoles) from National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) and French Institute of Petroleum & New Energies (ENSPM). He also has a Master of Research in Energy Engineering from the University of Toulouse. He got his PhD in Economics from the University of Montpellier and his Habilitation to direct Research (HDR) from the University of Paris-Nanterre.

Research subjects
Energy economics and management
Electricity economics and markets
Energy systems optimization

-Zhang Y., Farnoosh A., et al., 2024. Synergistic effect of environmental governance instruments embedded in social contexts: A case study of China, Ecological Economics, Elsevier, 220 (2024) 108153.

-Farnoosh Arash, 2022, “Power Generation from Coal, Oil, Gas & Biofuels” chapter in “Handbook of International Energy Economics”, Palgrave Macmillan (Springer Nature Group). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-86884-0_6

-D. Zhang, A. Farnoosh and F. Lantz, 2022. Does something change in the oil market with the COVID-19 crisis? International Economics, Elsevier, 2022, 169, pp. 252–268.  

-H. Mohammed and A. Farnoosh, 2022. Optimal investment scenarios for the power generation mix development of Iraq, Journal of Energy and Development, ICEED, 46(1), pp. 47–62.

-Wang J., Farnoosh A., et al., 2021. A game-theory analysis of electric vehicle adoption in Beijing under license plate control policy, ENERGY, Elsevier, 244, 122628.

-Y. QI, A. Farnoosh, et al., 2021. Coupling Coordination Analysis of China's Provincial Water-Energy-Food Nexus, Journal of Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Springer, 29(16), pp. 23303–23313.

-D. Zhang, A. Farnoosh and Z. Ma, 2021. Does the launch of Shanghai crude oil futures stabilize the spot market? A financial cycle perspective, International Economic Journal, Taylor & Francis, 36(1), pp. 39–58.

-A. Farnoosh, Z. Zou and T. McNamara, 2021. Risk analysis in green supply chain management for strategic decision-making within the framework of environmental and anti-consumption behavior, Journal of Strategic Change, Briefings in Entrepreneurial Finance, Wiley, 30(1), pp. 5–17.

-Farnoosh A. and Almusawi H.M.E., 2021. Economic analysis of the electricity mix in Iraq using portfolio optimization approach, International Energy Journal, AIT, 21(2), pp. 235–244.  

-Farnoosh A., Yao X., et al., 2021. Quantifying virtual water scarcity risk transfers of energy system in China, Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Springer, 23(4), pp. 945–969.

-Farnoosh A., Di Peng, et al., 2021. Study on the impacts of Shanghai Crude Oil Futures on global oil market and oil industry based on Error Correction Model and Directed Acyclic Graph, ENERGY, Elsevier, 223, 120050.

-Huiying Y., Zhang Q., Farnoosh A., Xunzhang P., 2020. Analyzing market-based carbon leakage problem in Chinese Certified Emission Reduction projects, Journal of Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Springer, 25(6), pp. 987–1012.

-A. Farnoosh and Y. Zhang, 2019. Analyzing the Dynamic Impact of Electricity Futures on Revenue and Risk of Renewable Energy in China, Energy Policy, Elsevier, 132, pp. 678–690.

-Han S., Farnoosh A., Lin C., Zhang B., 2019. Projections and Recommendations for Energy Structure and Industrial Structure Development in China through 2030: A System Dynamics Model, Sustainability, MDPI, 11(18), 4901.

-Farnoosh A. and Yue Zhang, 2018. GIS-Based Multi-Objective Particle Swarm Optimization of Charging Station for Electric Vehicles – Taking a District in Beijing as an Example, ENERGY, Elsevier, 169, pp. 844–853.

-Han S, Farnoosh A, Zhang B, Tang X, Wang R, 2017. Effects of Energy Industry Restructuring on the Employment Structure in China. Journal of Economics World, DPC, Vol. 5, No. 5, 451-465.

-Farnoosh A. and Lantz F., 2015, Decarbonisation of electricity generation in an oil & gas producing country: "A sensitivity analysis over the power sector in Egypt", Journal of Fundamentals of Renewable Energy and Applications, Longdom, 5:176.

-Farnoosh A., Percebois J. and Lantz F., 2014, Electricity generation analyzes in an oil-exporting country: Transition to non-fossil fuel-based power units in Saudi Arabia, ENERGY, Elsevier, 69, pp. 299–308.