Thomas Kirchstetter

Windows and Envelope Materials
Sustainable Energy Systems Group
Heat Island
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 70R0108B
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-2024J (Office), 70-215 (Lab)
(510) 486-7071

Dr. Kirchstetter is a Staff Scientist in the Energy Analysis & Environmental Impacts Division and Leader of the Sustainable Energy Systems Group. He holds a concurrent appointment as Adjunct Associate Professor in Civil & Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley. His research focus is air pollution, with an emphasis on environmental impacts of particulate matter. He has authored over 65 refereed journal articles and his current research interests include:

  • Air pollutant emissions and controls, emphasizing the transportation sector
  • Atmospheric aerosols: composition; climate-relevant optical properties; black and brown carbon
  • Aerosol measurement technologies: traditional & microelectromechanical; fabrication & evaluation
  • Waste-to-energy for greenhouse gas emissions reduction

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



Gadgil, Ashok J., David Fridley, Nina Zheng, Andree Sosler, Thomas W. Kirchstetter, and Amol A. Phadke. "Using Energy Efficiency and Producing it Renewably." In Physics of Sustainable Energy II: Using Energy Efficiency and Producing it Renewably, 54-74. Vol. 1401. AIP Conference Proceedings, 2011.