May 6-8, 2013. Gang attends a three days Long range Energy Alternatives Planning system (LEAP) modeling training session at LBNL provided by Stockholm Environment Institute.
April 2, 2013. Gang speaks in the INET Young Scholars Workshop at Hong Kong organized by Institute for New Economic Thinking as a young scholar. Program. Participants.
February 5, 2013. Gang's comments on Beijing's air pollution are quoted in "Beijing's record smog poses health nightmare as China plans 'green' energy future" by E&E News ClimateWire. E&E News link. Blog.
January 8, 2013. Gang is invited by Chongqing Development Research Center to visit Chongqing Low Carbon Center.
January 7, 2013. Gang's "Energy Message" from Sina Weibo (Microblog) is reposted by China Energy News. News link.
September 25, 2012. Gang's comments on China's shale gas mining rights are quoted by Yicai. News link.
June 17 - 22, 2012. Gang is selected to join the UKERC Summer School 2012 at University of Warwick organized by UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC). UKERC’s International Energy Summer School 2012 has been specifically designed to give earlier career PhD students an understanding of energy systems as a whole and of pathways to low-carbon and resilient energy systems.
May 7, 2012. Gang's comments on coal and energy governance in China are quoted in "Beijing's emissions-cutting data underestimate the use of coal, experts say" reported by Kandy Wong, E&E News EnergyWire. E&E News link. Scientific American reprint link.
April 30, 2012. Gang wins Graduate Division Summer Grant for Summer 2012. The award provides a $3,500 stipend and $1,666 fees for 3 summer units of Berkeley Summer Sessions registration.
April 16, 2012. Gang passes his qualifying exam and advanced to Ph.D. candidacy.
March 19, 2012. Gang's comments on Business, Environment, Learning and Leadership (BELL) program are quoted by China Environment News. News link.
March 9, 2012. Gang's comments on China's shale gas development are quoted by E&E News EnergyWire. News link.
February 22, 2012. Gang is in a panel discussion with Alex Wang, Jessica Kao, and Linden Ellis on Chinese Environmental Policy and International Cooperation: Sponsored by the Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative (BERC) China Focus. Event link.
February 16, 2012. Gang is invited to be guest lecturing in Stanford University's China Energy System course on China's coal and power conflict and its broad implications on global energy and climate policy.
November 9, 2011. International Energy Agency (IEA) releases its flagship publication Annual Energy Outlook 2011. Gang's two coauthor paper on coal and CCS are quoted and contributed in the special section on coal. PESD link.
October 20, 2011. Gang's work on Chinese coal import with PESD colleague Richard is quoted by National Geographic. News link. Paper link.
September 22, 2011. Gang is invited to join a discussion on “Coal Use in China” in San Francisco organized by Hewlett Foundation and ClimateWorks Foundation.
May 30 - June 2, 2011. Gang is selected as Aspen Environment Forum Scholars to join the Aspen Environment Forum 2011 in Aspen, Colorado. PESD news link.
March 18, 2011. Gang is invited to present at the conference on "Policy Responses to Climate Change and Energy Security Post-Cancun: Implications for the Asia-Pacific Region's Energy Security" in Singapore, organized by Energy Studies Institute (ESI) at the National University of Singapore. PESD news link. Presentation link.
2010 and before
October 25, 2010. Gang is invited to a panel discussion on “Developing Clean Energy Markets: Toward China-Japan-U.S. Cooperation” organized by Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution, Washington DC. See presentation.
September 18, 2010. Gang is invited to present his observation of China’s Energy and Environment on the China Scope conference at MIT, Boston.
July 18-28, 2010. Gang is invited to join “RECS 2010” program at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, organized by Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration. He shared his research on Real Drivers of CCS in China. RECS link.
December 8, 2009. Gang is featured by Xinhua News during his attendance of “UNFCCC CoP 15” at Copenhagen, Denmark. See Xinhua News link (in Chinese).
November 4, 2009. Asia Society releases the report of “A Roadmap for U.S.–China Collaboration on Carbon Capture and Sequestration”, which Gang contributes in the expert team and also helped reviewing the Chinese version.