Hao Yin (Alumnus)

Hao is a post­doc­toral researcher in the Depart­ment of Earth Sys­tem Sci­ence at Tsinghua Uni­ver­sity as well as in RAEL at the University of California, Berkeley. She holds a double-​​degree Ph.D. from Bei­jing Nor­mal Uni­ver­sity and Aal­borg Uni­ver­sity, spe­cial­iz­ing in envi­ron­men­tal eco­nom­ics and envi­ron­men­tal plan­ning respec­tively. Hao’s research applies inter­dis­ci­pli­nary meth­ods to ana­lyze the pol­lu­tion sources, health impacts and exter­nal cost of air pol­lu­tion in China.

Hao is deeply inter­ested in envi­ron­men­tal poli­cies and their effec­tive­ness at bal­anc­ing eco­nomic growth with envi­ron­men­tal sus­tain­abil­ity. She is cur­rently col­lab­o­rat­ing with Pro­fes­sor Liu Zhu, Pro­fes­sor Zhang Qiang, and Pro­fes­sor Daniel Kam­men. Her post­doc­toral research inves­ti­gates energy con­sump­tion in devel­op­ing coun­tries and its impacts on CO2 emis­sions and human health.

She is a lead researcher in the Tsinghua-UC Berkeley and U-​​Duke Uni­ver­sity part­ner­ship on the health impacts of decar­boniza­tion of the power sec­tor in China, Cal­i­for­nia, and elsewhere.

 

Hao Yin photo