Minda Ma

Minda Ma

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Dr Minda Ma (in Chinese: 马敏达) is conducting the postdoctoral research in Building Technology & Urban Systems Division, ETA, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and his research interests focus on Building Energy, Building Decarbonization, Climate Change Economics, etc.

Dr Ma was a Shuimu Tsinghua Scholar in Tsinghua University during 2020-2022. Dr Ma is named in the Elsevier Highly Cited Researcher list in 2021 & 2022. He won Qian Yi (Academician of CAS) Environmental First Award and became a fellow of Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship in 2019.

During his time in Tsinghua, Dr Ma led the projects such as National Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science (21CJY030), China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (First-class funding, 2020M680020), Beijing Natural Science Foundation (8224085).

Dr Ma is current a young editorial member of Applied Energy (JCR Q1) and Petroleum Science (JCR Q1). As a guest editor or section editor, Dr Ma serves the international journals such as Frontiers in Energy Research (JCR Q2), Frontiers in Environmental Science (JCR Q2), Buildings (JCR Q2). As a session chair, he organized the international conference CUE2020, CUE2021 & CUE2022 of Applied Energy (JCR Q1) in the last three years.

The selected publications can be accessed in https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=240qUyIAAAAJ&hl=en


Sep 2012-Jun 2016, BEng, Faculty of Architecture, Chongqing University, China
Sep 2016-Jun 2020, PhD in Management Science, Faculty of Architecture, Chongqing University, China
Jul 2020-Jul 2022, Shuimu Tsinghua Scholar & Postdoc, Tsinghua University, China


Applied Energy 2020 Highly Cited Research Paper - Low carbon roadmap of residential building sector in China: Historical mitigation and prospective peak -  July 26th 2022
Elsevier Highly Cited Chinese Researcher (2021) -  April 20th 2022
Elsevier Highly Cited Chinese Researcher (2020) -  April 20th 2021

Journal and Editorial Board Memberships

Applied Energy, Young Editorial Member
Petroleum Science, Young Editorial Member
Buildings, Section Editor
Frontiers in Energy Research, Guest Associate Editor
Frontiers in Environmental Science, Guest Associate Editor
Frontiers in Psychology, Guest Associate Editor