Jimmy H. Tran is a Program Manager II for the China Energy Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He oversees operations for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center – Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) program, and supports market and energy policy analysis and energy end-use modeling. Prior to joining LBNL, Jimmy Tran was the Director of Project Development for a consulting non-profit that originated and developed carbon assets for international compliance and voluntary carbon markets. He led a team that pioneered new methodologies and approaches for greenhouse gas accounting from residential demand-side energy efficiency projects. He has held consulting and research positions at the World Bank, US EPA, Harvard University, and Marine Biological Laboratory. Dr. Tran received a Bachelor of Science and triple major in Finance, Biology, and Environmental Resource Management from Pennsylvania State University, and a PhD in Environmental Science, Policy and Management from the University of California, Berkeley. He studied Mandarin at the Cornell-Peking University full-immersion FALCON program.