Huntington is Executive Director of Stanford University's Energy Modeling Forum,
where he conducts studies to improve the usefulness of models for
understanding energy and environmental problems. In 2005 the Forum
received the prestigious Adelman-Frankel Award from the International Association for Energy Economics for its "unique
and innovative contribution to the field of energy economics."
current research interests are modeling energy security, energy price
shocks, energy market impacts of environmental policies, and
international natural gas and LNG markets. In 2002 he won the Best Paper Award from the Energy Journal for a paper co-authored with Professor Dermot Gately of New York University.
He is a Senior Fellow and a past-President of the United States Association for Energy Economics and a member of the National Petroleum Council. He was also Vice-President for Publications for the International Association for Energy Economics and a member of the American Statistical Association's Committee on Energy Data. Previously, he served on a joint USA-Russian National Academy of Sciences Panel on energy conservation research and development.
Huntington has testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and the California Energy Commission.
to coming to Stanford in 1980, he held positions in the corporate and
government sectors with Data Resources Inc., the U.S. Federal Energy
Administration, and the Public Utilities Authority in Monrovia, Liberia (as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer).