Title: Developing Renewable Energy and Smart Grid in the East Asia Speaker: Yanfei Li, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) Host: Dayong Zhang, Professor, RIEM Time: 14:00--15:30, Dec. 25, Friday Venue: H513, Yide Building, Liulin Campus About the speaker: Dr Yanfei Li is an Energy Economist of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA). He specializes in energy markets, energy policy, and economics of technological change, serving the interests of both academic and public sectors. Dr Li’s current research covers oil prices, regional natural gas trade and market integration, regional power infrastructure planning and electricity trade, economic and environmental assessment of energy technologies, and energy-economy-environment modelling. His academic research appears on top journals such as Energy Economics and Energy Policy. He also regularly contributes opinion articles to public media such as South China Morning Post and the Diplomat. He acquired PhD in Economics from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Peking University in Beijing.