Yue Qin

Position
STEP Ph.D. ( 2017)
Bio/Description

Yue is an alumna in the Science, Technology and Environmental Policy (STEP) program at the Princeton School of Public Policy and International Affairs at Princeton University.  She is now a post-doctoral fellow at University of California- Irvine working with Professor Steve Davis.

Yue’s dissertation research focused on the environmental implications of China’s natural gas policies, advised by Professor Denise Mauzerall. Her current research focus on the lifecycle climate performance of China's various natural gas sources, as well as the air quality and human health impacts of natural gas substitution for coal in China’s energy structure. She is also interested in China’s energy policy-making processes.

Before coming to Princeton, Yue got her master degree on Environmental Science from Peking University in China (2012), and bachelor’s degree on Environmental Engineering from Beijing Normal University in China (2009). Her master research focuses on the mitigation opportunities of Black Carbon (BC) in China, which provides an opportunity for delivering air quality and climate co-benefits.

Contact Information:

yqin8@uci.edu