Yang Ou is an Earth Scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Yang obtained his Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Yang's research spans across energy system modeling, greenhouse gas mitigation, air pollution control, and climate policy analysis from global to sub-national scales. Yang is also a developer of the Global Change Analysis Model (GCAM) and GCAM-USA. His research has been published in Science, Nature Climate Change, Nature Communications, and PNAS.
- Climate & energy policy; integrated assessment modeling; non-CO2 greenhouse gas abatement; air pollution control