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Feng An 安锋

Guest Speaker

    Professional affiliation

    President and Executive Director, Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET)

    Full Biography

    Dr. An is a world-renowned expert in clean transportation, energy technologies, and climate policies. He founded the Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET) in California and Beijing to create a world-class think tank to promote policy changes for low carbon development and sustainable future. iCET has also formed a partnership with the U.S. Dept. of Commerce to launch the U.S.-China Clean Tech Center (UCCTC) to promote clean technology innovation and collaboration between U.S. and China.

    Prior to founding iCET, Dr. An served in numerous national and international institutions in various capacities, including U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Dept. of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory, and University of California. He also founded several California-based companies to solve energy and transportation problems. He has advised governments in China, U.S., EU, Mexico, Brazil, India, Thailand, and Saudi Arabia, on automotive fuel economy and clean energy policies. He also served as an advisor to Energy Foundation's China Sustainable Energy Program, Hewlett Foundation's Lating America Transportation Program, and Asian Development Bank's China Energy Management Project. Dr. An has been frequently interviewed by major international and Chinese news media outlets, such as New York Times, Washington Post, and Xinhua News Agency, and invited as keynote spear by many international organizations, including the World Bank, United Nations, European Union, International Energy Agency, OPEC, etc. Dr. An received his PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.