Member of National Academies Board on Energy & Environmental Systems (BEES), Committee on Resource Needs for Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technologies, 2007-2008.
Member of Technical Advisory Panel on Greenhouse Gas Technologies (ETAAC Panel) for the state of California (2007-2009)
Member Hydrogen Technical Advisory Committee of the US Department of Energy July (2008-present)
Lead author Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, special report on Renewable Energy (2009-2011)
Member California Commission on Science and Technology Committee on California’s Energy Future, 2009-2010.
Member of National Academies Board on Energy & Environmental Systems (BEES), Committee on Resource Needs for Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle Technologies, 2009.
ESP 167 Energy Policy (4)
Lecture—4 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Economics 1A, Mathematics 16B, or consent of instructor. Survey of primary energy resources (fossil, renewable, nuclear), energy conversion methods, future energy demand scenarios, and environmental impacts of energy. Overview of energy policy in the U.S. Analysis of policy alternatives for addressing energy-related environmental and national security issues.
ESP 168A Methods of Environmental Policy Evaluation (5)
Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour; term paper. Prerequisite: Statistics 13; Economics 100 or Agricultural and Resource Economics 100A; Mathematics 16B or 21B; course 1; upper division standing. Evaluation of alternatives for solution of complex environmental problems; impact analysis, benefit cost analysis, distributional analysis, decision making under uncertainty, and multi-objective evaluation.