School of Architecture | APEC Sustainable Energy CenterTianjin University
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Research Theme: clean energy technology, economy-energy-environment system, energy transition, power transmission and distribution, utility operation and management, energy economics, carbon emission abatement, regional and urban low carbon development
Jinlong MA is a Professor at School of Architecture, and Vice President of APEC Sustainable Energy Center (APSEC), Tianjin University. At APSEC, he contributes to setting the research directions, leads the team completing the tasks assigned by the supervisory agencies (including National Energy Administration and APEC Energy Working Group), develops technical advisory services, executes research and advisory projects, and represents the Center in international and domestic arenas.
Jinlong has extensive experience in energy and electricity sector, and at different stage of his career held senior managerial and technical positions at international technical advisory and engineering firms (DNV, WSP, SMEC), global energy corporation (ENGIE), R&D and academic institutions (CEPRI, AIT). His expertise encompasses energy system planning, renewables, power sector development, energy management and energy efficiency, electricity market, climate change mitigation, energy transition solutions and low carbon development. He has hands-on experience in most Asia and Pacific countries’ energy sector, having advised national and local government authorities, private sectors, bilateral development agencies (France, Norway, and Australia), and regional and international organizations such as European Union, UN Agriculture and Food Organization, Asia Development Bank, and ASEAN. One of main research themes currently at APSEC, of which he leads, is Energy Transition Solutions in the APEC member economies.
Jinlong Ma’s qualifications include PhD in Energy Economics from the University of Melbourne, Master’s degree in Energy Studies from Asian Institute Technology, and B.Eng. Electric from North China University of Electric Power. He is a member of Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), member of International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE), and fellow of Australian Institute of Energy (AIE).