Dr. Lin Zhang is an Assistant Professor (with tenure track) in the School of Energy and Environment at City University of Hong Kong. His primary research focuses on energy economics. In his ultimate pursuit of regional sustainable development, his work utilizes economic methods to seek policy solutions to sustainability from interdisciplinary lenses. Dr. Zhang earned a Ph.D. in Economics from ETH Zurich, and studied in Peking University where he received two Bachelor degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Economics.
Zhang's research has been published in leading general-interest, top-field, and interdisciplinary journals including the European Economic Review, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Journal of Environmental Management, China Economic Review, Energy Economics, Resource and Energy Economics, The Energy Journal, Energy efficiency, and Energy Policy. His research is funded by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, Swiss National Science Foundation, Research Grants Council in Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, European Environmental Agency, among others. He serves as a reviewer for many SCI/SSCI listed journals.