Jinkai Li，a professor of economics, came from Guanghua Shool of Management,Peking University. He was awarded under CSC as a posdoctoral researcher and joined the China Energy Group of LBNL in November 2011. After receiving his Ph.D in Applied Economics at Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2008, he went into Peking University as a postdoctor and researcher at CMFR,GSM,Peking University. Li is also the dean of IISDR（Institute for Industrial Sustainable Development Research）, Henan University of Economics and Law. Prior to coming to LBNL,he has ever working for Development and Reform Commission of Haidian District Bejing as the director assistant since April,2010.
Dr.Li has over 10 years experience studying in the fields including industrial economics and policy, energy and environmental Economics and Policy, energy management and strategy, energy system planning. As Executive Director of Energy Economics and Management Research Branch of Chinese Society of Optimization,Overall Planning and Economical Mathematics, he has been keeping the close touch with domestic experts. He is also appointed as the expert of peer appraisal from NSFC（National Natural Science Fundation of China）and the service trade expert from the Ministry of Commerce of China.
Li has also possessed lots of awards and honors including the candidate of NCET（New Century Excellent Talents in University）from the Ministry of Education of China. Since 2005, he has undertaken more than 15 important research projects as Principal Investigator, including 4 national-level projects and 8 ministerial or provincial-level projects, such as a State Major Bidding Program from National Soft Science Research Plans of the Ministry of Science and Technology, a General Program from NSFC. He has published three monographs and more than 30 papers in international and domestic scientific journals and conferences 2005.
Li is also the Reviewer of some important journals such as Energy Policy（SCI＆SSCI）、Statistics＆ Information Forum（CSSCI）、Economic Survey（CSSCI）and so on.