Berkley Professor advising the American & Chinese governments on energy policy: Posits that "90-95% of Chinese EV manufacturers will go bust in the coming years, ans that it's a good thing."
Dr. An is a world-renowned expert in clean transportation, energy technologies and climate policies. He founded iCET in California and Beijing to create a world-class think tank to promote clean transportation solutions and low-carbon development. iCET’s core mission is to accelerate global transition into a post-petroleum era and promoting zero-emission mobility. iCET has also formed a partnership with the US Dept. of Commerce to launch the U.S.-China Cleantech Center (UCCTC) to promote clean technology innovation and collaboration between U.S. and China. Prior to founding iCET, Dr. An served in numerous national and international institutions with various capacities, including a Consultancy to USAID, USDOE’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory, and University of California Riverside. In the past decades, He has advised governments in China, US, EU, Mexico, Brazil, India, Thailand and Saudi Arabia on automotive fuel economy and clean energy policies. He was a leading architect of China’s existing fuel economy regulations and NEV-credit policies for motor vehicles. He also severed as an advisor to Energy Foundation’s China Sustainable Energy Program, Hewlett Foundation’s Latin America Transportation Program, and several World Bank and ADB’s China projects. Dr. An received his MS from Tsinghua University and PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, all in Physics.