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Jiankun He

Professor, Director, Institute of Low Carbon Economy at Tsinghua University

About Me

Prof. He is now the Director of the Institute of Low Carbon Economy, Tsinghua University (THU), and a Professor in Management Science and Engineering. From 1994-2007, he served as the Vice President and Executive Vice President of THU. He also serves on academic societies part-time as the Vice Chairman of the National Experts Panel on Climate Change, the Vice Chairman of the China Society for Sustainable Development, and the Director of Beijing Experts Panel on Climate Change. Professor He's research focus is on energy system engineering and strategies for combating climate change.

During the periods of China’s “11th FYP (the Economic and Social Development Planning for the 11th Five-Year Period)” and “12th FYP,” he has been a technical leader of the National Key Technology R&D Program on energy and climate change, and the chief scientist of science and technology special programs on climate change of National Key Basic Research Program (973). He has received more than 10 national or provincial/ministerial Scientific and Technology Progress Awards and published more than 200 academic papers. As a specially invited adviser of China’s Negotiation Delegation on Climate Change, he has participated in negotiation of United Nations Climate Conferences in Copenhagen, Durban, etc.


何建坤,清华大学低碳经济研究院院长、管理科学与工程专业教授。1994~2007年曾任清华大学副校长、常务副校长。现兼任国家气候变化专家委员会副主任,中国可持续发展研究会副理事长,北京市气候变化专家委员会主任等职。主要学术研究领域为能源系统工程、应对全球气候变化战略与政策。是中国“十一五”、“十二五”科技支撑计划能源与气候变化重大项目技术负责人,973计划气候变化科技专项首席科学家。研究成果曾获国家和省部级科技进步奖十余项,发表学术论文200多篇。作为中国气候变化谈判代表团特邀顾问,参与了哥本哈根、德班等气候大会的谈判工作。

Courses and Programs taught by Jiankun He