Ali Hasanbeigi

Ali Hasanbeigi

China Energy Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R2121
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-2116
(510) 495-2479

Ali Hasanbeigi is a Research Scientist in the China Energy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Dr. Hasanbeigi leads and manages projects on energy system efficiency, resource efficiency, demand side management, emissions reduction and sustainability, economic and technology assessment in industry sector. He works with multiple stakeholders including think tanks, academia, companies, utilities, and governments in China and the U.S.

Dr. Hasanbeigi has extensive and in depth knowledge of energy systems efficiency, demand side management and techno-economic analysis for energy and resource efficiency in industry particularly in the cement industry, iron and steel industry, pulp and paper industry, chemical industry, textile industry, glass industry, electric motor systems, boiler and steam systems. In addition, he has done significant work on integrated energy modeling, technology evaluation and management, industry and technology roadmap development, energy-water nexus, quantification of air pollution reduction and health benefits of energy efficiency, emission control technologies, energy analysis tools development, international cooperation and strategic partnership. 

Dr. Hasanbeigi has a total of over 75 publications, with more than 20 refereed journal articles and 25 refereed conference papers. He also served as a contributing author for chapter 10 on “Industry” of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report on Mitigation of Climate Change. Dr. Hasanbeigi is the lead guest editor of China Special Issue on “Resource Efficiency in Chinese Industry” in international journal of Resources, Conservation & Recycling. He has also served as an invited peer-reviewer for various publications of International Energy Agency and various international journals.

Dr. Hasanbeigi has also worked as an international energy efficiency consultant for the World Bank and UNIDO. He received his bachelor and master degree in textile technology engineering and his Ph.D. in energy technology.



This publications database is an ongoing project, and not all Division publications are represented here yet.



Morrow, III, William R., John Marano, Jayant A. Sathaye, Ali Hasanbeigi, and Tengfang T. Xu. Energy Efficiency Improvements Potential in the U.S. Petroleum Refining Industry In 2014 ECEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry. Arnhem, the Netherlands: The European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, 2014. Download: PDF (2.27 MB)
Hasanbeigi, Ali, Zeyi Jiang, and Lynn K. Price. Why the Energy Use of Chinese Steel Industry May Peak As Early As 2015? In 2014 ECEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry. the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, 2014.


Rao, Prakash, Ali Hasanbeigi, and Aimee T. McKane. "A Framework to Survey the Energy Efficiency of Installed Motor Systems." In 2013 Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2013. Download: PDF (377.41 KB)