Daniel M. Kammen

Job title: 
Energy and Resources Group

Daniel Kam­menis the found­ing direc­tor of RAEL and pro­fes­sor of  Energy, with appoint­ments in the Energy and Resources Group, The Gold­man School of Pub­lic Pol­icy, and the Depart­ment of Nuclear Engi­neer­ing at the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia, Berke­ley. Kam­men directs the Renew­able and Appro­pri­ate Energy Lab­o­ra­tory (RAEL). Dur­ing 2010 – 2011 Kam­men served as the World Bank Group’s first Chief Tech­ni­cal Spe­cial­ist for Renew­able Energy and Energy Effi­ciency. He now serves as a Fel­low of the U. S. State Department’s Energy and Cli­mate Part­ner­ship for the Amer­i­cas (ECPA).Daniel Kam­men is a coor­di­nat­ing lead author for the Inter­gov­ern­men­tal Panel on Cli­mate Change (IPCC), which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. 

Dr. Kammen was also a member of the Canadian National Advisory Panel on Sustainable Energy Science and Technology Strategy, to which he was appointed by the Canadian Minister of Natural Resources from 2005-2006. As a result, in 2006 Kammen co-authored, "Powerful Connections – Priorities and Directions in Energy Science and Technology in Canada. In 2016-17 Kammen served Secretary of State John Kerry as a science envoy.