Zhiyuan Fan is a research associate at the Center on Global Energy Policy. He supports CGEP’s Carbon Management Research Initiative, focusing on low-carbon industrial systems, including low-carbon fuels and processes, carbon capture and storage, and CO2 use/recycling.

Prior to joining SIPA, he worked as a graduate student researcher at the Sustainable Engineering Lab in Columbia University’s Mechanical Engineering Department, focusing on energy system modeling and optimization under deep renewable penetration, and electrification of heavy road transportation.