Jimin ZHAO 趙吉敏

Jimin
ZHAO
趙吉敏

PhD in Environmental Policy
Adjunct Associate Professor of Social Science
Research Area
Energy Policy
Research Interests
Chinese environmental and energy policy
Energy policy and technology development
Environmental policy and governance
Climate change and global environmental governance
Sustainable transportation and automotive technology
Profile

Jimin Zhao (Ph.D., Stanford University, 2000) is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Social Science. Previously she was a Senior Research Fellow at Oxford University (2007–2011). Her research interests include environmental and energy policy and governance, climate change and global environmental governance, sustainable transportation, energy policy and technology development, and Chinese environmental and energy policy. Her numerous research grants include “Energy Efficiency for China’s Buildings” (£200,000 from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 2010-2012), and “Visioning and Backcasting for Transport Futures in Chinese Cities” (£49,625 from Oxford University’s Future City Programme, 2010-2011), and Moving to a low-carbon economy under different economic circumstances (£356,868, Foreign& Commonwealth Office’s Strategic Programme Fund, 2009-2012). Recent publications include a chapter in Climate Smart Development in Asia: Transition to Low Carbon and Climate Resilient Economies, “Engaging China in a Post-2012 Climate Regime,” “Climate Change Mitigation in Beijing,” and “Visioning and Backcasting for Transport in Jinan”.