Roland Hwang

Director, Energy & Transportation program

Roland Hwang works at the state and national levels to maximize energy efficiency in vehicles. A noted expert on alternative fuels, he has played an instrumental role in the creation and adoption of California and federal fuel standards. Prior to joining NRDC, Hwang served as director of the Union of Concerned Scientists’ transportation program. He has also worked on energy forecasting models at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and as an air pollution engineer at the California Air Resources Board. He holds master’s degrees in mechanical engineering and public policy from the University of California, Berkeley. He is based in San Francisco.