Xiili Bassett

Office

020 Andlinger Center

Title

Graduate Student

Research Interests

Energy systems engineering, focusing on the transition to zero-carbon electricity resources in the American West. Xiili’s MSE thesis will explore low-conflict pathways for achieving 100% carbon-free electricity generation under land-use constraints in New Mexico. Xiili uses optimization-based capacity expansion model GenX to create possible generation portfolios, offering policymakers robust frameworks for justice-oriented decision making