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Jiang Lin

Energy Security
China Environment
Environmental Security
China Mainland
Senior Vice President of the Energy Foundation and Chairman of the Energy Foundation's China Sustainable Energy Program

Dr. Jiang Lin is Senior Vice President of the Energy Foundation (EF) and Chairman of EF’s China Sustainable Energy Program (CSEP). He leads EF’s support in clean energy policy development in China. Before joining CSEP, Dr. Lin was a Staff Scientist with the China Energy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Berkeley, California. At LBNL, Dr. Lin was a leading researcher on China’s energy efficiency and renewable energy policies, serving as an advisor to numerous Chinese agencies, the World Bank, and the United Nations Development Program. His research covers energy efficiency standards, low-carbon development scenarios, energy efficiency investment, and energy policy analysis.  He is a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations and the Pacific Council for International Policy. Dr. Lin received his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 1984, and his Ph.D. in demography from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1992.

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