University of California Berkeley
Dr. Daniel Kammen is the Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy at the University of California, Berkeley, with appointments in the Energy and Resources Group, the Goldman School of Public Policy, in Nuclear Engineering. He is the founding director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL), and Director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center. In April, 2010 was named by US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton as the first Energy and Climate Fellow for the Western Hemisphere. In 2010/2011 Kammen served as the World Bank Group’s Chief Technical Specialist for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, and after establishing the office, now serves as a World Bank Fellow. Dr. Kammen trained in physics at Cornell and Harvard, and held postdoctoral positions at the California Institute of
Technology and Harvard. He was Assistant Professor and Chair of the Science, Technology and Environmental Policy Program at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. Dr. Kammen served as a contributing or coordinating lead author on various reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. Kammen has appeared on 60 Minutes twice, and on NOVA, Frontline, and hosted the Discovery Channel series Ecopolis.