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Angel Hsu    

Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill & Founder/Director of the Data-Driven EnviroPolicy Lab

Angel Hsu is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Environment, Energy and Ecology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She is Founder/Director of the Data-Driven EnviroPolicy Lab, an interdisciplinary research group that innovates and applies quantitative approaches to pressing environmental issues. Her research explores the intersection of science and policy and the use of data-driven approaches to understand environmental sustainability, particularly in the areas of climate change and energy, urbanisation and air quality.

She is a contributing author to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report and was the lead author of the 2018 UNEP Emissions Gap Report. Focusing particularly on China and the Global South, Dr. Hsu has provided expert testimony to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the US-China Economic Security and Review Commission and is a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations and a Public Intellectual Program Fellow. In addition to publishing in academic journals, Dr. Hsu has been committed to public outreach and was a TED 2018 Age of Amazement and 2020 Climate Countdown Speaker and recognized as an inaugural Grist 50 leader. She has also co-chaired the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Fourth Industrial Revolution and Global Public Goods. She holds a PhD in Environmental Policy from Yale University.

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