World Development Report 2010
XIAODONG WANG is a Senior Energy Specialist working at the Africa Energy Department of the World Bank. She has more than ten years post-graduate experience in energy and environment, climate change, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and clean coal technologies. She has worked in more than 20 developing countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to conceptualize, design, and supervise implementation clean energy projects. She co-authored the Energy and Environment chapter in the UNDP’s World Energy Assessment, and has published articles on renewable energy and co-benefits of climate change mitigation and environmental health. Prior to joining the Bank, Xiaodong was a Senior Program Officer in charge of the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change program at the UN Foundation. She also worked at UNDP GEF to design renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Dr. Wang holds a PhD in Energy and Resources from University of California at Berkeley, and a MS in Environmental Science and Technology from Tsinghua University in China.