AlumniPhD, Co-Director for the campus' Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) Timothy Lipman

Tim­o­thy E. Lip­man is an energy and envi­ron­men­tal tech­nol­ogy, eco­nom­ics, and pol­icy researcher and lec­turer with the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia — Berke­ley. He is serv­ing as Co-​​Director for the cam­pus’ Trans­porta­tion Sus­tain­abil­ity Research Cen­ter (TSRC), based at the Insti­tute of Trans­porta­tion Stud­ies, and also as Direc­tor of the U.S. Depart­ment of Energy Pacific Region Clean Energy Appli­ca­tion Cen­ter (PCEAC). Tim’s research focuses on electric-​​drive vehi­cles, fuel cell tech­nol­ogy, com­bined heat and power sys­tems, bio­fu­els, renew­able energy, and elec­tric­ity and hydro­gen energy sys­tems infrastructure.

Lip­man received his Ph.D. degree in Envi­ron­men­tal Pol­icy Analy­sis with the Grad­u­ate Group in Ecol­ogy at UC Davis (1999). He also has received an M.S. degree in the tech­nol­ogy track of the Grad­u­ate Group in Trans­porta­tion Tech­nol­ogy and Pol­icy, also at UC Davis (1998), and a B.A. from Stan­ford Uni­ver­sity (1990). His Ph.D. dis­ser­ta­tion titled “Zero-​​Emission Vehi­cle Sce­nario Cost Analy­sis Using A Fuzzy Set-​​Based Frame­work” received the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia Trans­porta­tion Center’s ‘Char­lie Wootan’ Ph.D. dis­ser­ta­tion award for 1999. He is also a 2005 Cli­mate Change Fel­low with the Woods Insti­tute at Stan­ford Uni­ver­sity, and he also received a 2004 Insti­tute of Trans­porta­tion Engi­neers ser­vice award, a 1998 NSF IGERT teach­ing fel­low­ship, a 1997 Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia Trans­porta­tion Cen­ter Dis­ser­ta­tion Grant, a 1996 ENO Foun­da­tion Fel­low­ship, a 1995 Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia Trans­porta­tion Cen­ter Dis­ser­ta­tion Grant, and a 1994 Chevron Foun­da­tion Fel­low­ship. A native of Golden, Col­orado, he grad­u­ated Cum Laude from Col­orado Acad­emy in 1986.

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