Hongyou is a concurrent MS-MPP student in ERG and the Goldman School of Public Policy. She also works at the China Energy Group of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Her research focuses on industrial energy assessments, industrial energy efficiency, low carbon policies, and introducing international best practices to China. Her previous work also include tool development and training. Her current research interests include policies for low carbon and low emitting industry, and assisting energy access in developing areas. Hongyou has a M.A. in East Asian Studies from Stanford University and a B.A. in History from Peking University in China.