Maximilian Auffhammer

Maximilian Auffhammer

Professor of agricultural and resource economics

Economics of energy, climate change impacts on energy consumption.

Harvey Blanch

Harvey Blanch

Emeritus professor of chemical engineering

Areas of expertise: biochemical engineering, enzyme engineering, enzymes for cellulosic biofuel production, ethanol and other fuels

Severin Borenstein

Severin Borenstein

E.T. Grether Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy, faculty director of the Energy Institute at Berkeley Haas

Areas of expertise: Energy policy and climate change; electricity deregulation, market formation and competition; U.S. and international airline competition; oil and gasoline market pricing and competition.

Elton  Cairns

Elton Cairns

Professor of chemical engineering

Areas of expertise: hydrogen full cells, fuel cell technology, methanol and ethanol fuel cells, lithium ion batteries and new battery technology.

Douglas Clark

Douglas Clark

Professor of biochemical engineering

Areas of expertise: biochemical engineering, with particular emphasis on enzyme technology, biomaterials, and bioenergy.

Lutgard C. De Jonghe

Lutgard C. De Jonghe

Emeritus professor of materials science and engineering

Areas of expertise: efficient and clean-burning fuel cells that burn hydrogen or hydrocarbons extracted from natural gas and converted to electricity.

Daniel M. Kammen

Daniel M. Kammen

Professor of energy and society in the Energy and Resources Group

Areas of expertise: developing and employing renewable, appropriate sources of energy to reduce energy cost and boost efficiency; cultural context and social impacts of new technologies and resources management system.

Jay D.  Keasling

Jay D. Keasling

Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering

Areas of expertise: engineering pathways for alternative biofuels from isoprenoids and fatty acids, examining the toxicity of biofuels to the host microorganism with the aim of engineering tolerance into the producer.

Richard  Muller

Richard Muller

Professor emeritus of physics

Area of expertise: general and popular physics; nuclear waste disposal; concept of time; Earth cycles; climate change

John S. Newman

John S. Newman

Emeritus professor of chemical engineering

Areas of expertise: lithium batteries for hybrid, industrial electrochemical processes, and methanol fuel cells, investigation of efficient and economical methods for electrochemical energy conversion and storage.

Richard B. Norgaard

Richard B. Norgaard

Emeritus professor in the Energy and Resources Group

Areas of expertise: economics of renewable energy, economics of climate change and the economic, institutional and historical contexts of energy.

Per Peterson

Per Peterson

Professor of nuclear engineering

Areas of expertise: reactor safety, advanced reactor systems, waste management and inertial fusion energy.

Jan Rabaey

Jan Rabaey

Professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences

Areas of expertise: technological innovations to enhance energy efficiency through use of smart buildings and design of low-power technologies for computer systems.

Margaret Torn

Margaret Torn

Co-head of the Climate and Carbon Sciences Program at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and adjunct associate professor in Energy and Resources Group

Areas of expertise: natural carbon cycle, anthropogenic influence on the carbon cycle through land use and climate change, impacts of ecosystems and the services they provide to society.

Steven Weissman

Steven Weissman

Lecturer emeritus in law and in public policy

Expertise: Public utilities, environment and climate change, energy and air quality and solid waste management policies,

Catherine Wolfram

Catherine Wolfram

Professor of business administration

Expertise: Climate change, energy efficiency, regulation of business, energy and environmental markets.

Alternative sources, new technology

Harvey Blanch

Harvey Blanch

Emeritus professor of chemical engineering

Areas of expertise: biochemical engineering, enzyme engineering, enzymes for cellulosic biofuel production, ethanol and other fuels

Elton  Cairns

Elton Cairns

Professor of chemical engineering

Areas of expertise: hydrogen full cells, fuel cell technology, methanol and ethanol fuel cells, lithium ion batteries and new battery technology.

Douglas Clark

Douglas Clark

Professor of biochemical engineering

Areas of expertise: biochemical engineering, with particular emphasis on enzyme technology, biomaterials, and bioenergy.

Lutgard C. De Jonghe

Lutgard C. De Jonghe

Emeritus professor of materials science and engineering

Areas of expertise: efficient and clean-burning fuel cells that burn hydrogen or hydrocarbons extracted from natural gas and converted to electricity.

Daniel M. Kammen

Daniel M. Kammen

Professor of energy and society in the Energy and Resources Group

Areas of expertise: developing and employing renewable, appropriate sources of energy to reduce energy cost and boost efficiency; cultural context and social impacts of new technologies and resources management system.

Jay D.  Keasling

Jay D. Keasling

Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering

Areas of expertise: engineering pathways for alternative biofuels from isoprenoids and fatty acids, examining the toxicity of biofuels to the host microorganism with the aim of engineering tolerance into the producer.

John S. Newman

John S. Newman

Emeritus professor of chemical engineering

Areas of expertise: lithium batteries for hybrid, industrial electrochemical processes, and methanol fuel cells, investigation of efficient and economical methods for electrochemical energy conversion and storage.

Jan Rabaey

Jan Rabaey

Professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences

Areas of expertise: technological innovations to enhance energy efficiency through use of smart buildings and design of low-power technologies for computer systems.

Catherine Wolfram

Catherine Wolfram

Professor of business administration

Expertise: Climate change, energy efficiency, regulation of business, energy and environmental markets.

Consumer behavior, usage

Severin Borenstein

Severin Borenstein

E.T. Grether Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy, faculty director of the Energy Institute at Berkeley Haas

Areas of expertise: Energy policy and climate change; electricity deregulation, market formation and competition; U.S. and international airline competition; oil and gasoline market pricing and competition.

Daniel M. Kammen

Daniel M. Kammen

Professor of energy and society in the Energy and Resources Group

Areas of expertise: developing and employing renewable, appropriate sources of energy to reduce energy cost and boost efficiency; cultural context and social impacts of new technologies and resources management system.

Catherine Wolfram

Catherine Wolfram

Professor of business administration

Expertise: Climate change, energy efficiency, regulation of business, energy and environmental markets.

Policy and regulation

Severin Borenstein

Severin Borenstein

E.T. Grether Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy, faculty director of the Energy Institute at Berkeley Haas

Areas of expertise: Energy policy and climate change; electricity deregulation, market formation and competition; U.S. and international airline competition; oil and gasoline market pricing and competition.

Steven Weissman

Steven Weissman

Lecturer emeritus in law and in public policy

Expertise: Public utilities, environment and climate change, energy and air quality and solid waste management policies,

Catherine Wolfram

Catherine Wolfram

Professor of business administration

Expertise: Climate change, energy efficiency, regulation of business, energy and environmental markets.

Nuclear

Richard  Muller

Richard Muller

Professor emeritus of physics

Area of expertise: general and popular physics; nuclear waste disposal; concept of time; Earth cycles; climate change

Per Peterson

Per Peterson

Professor of nuclear engineering

Areas of expertise: reactor safety, advanced reactor systems, waste management and inertial fusion energy.