Sonia Yeh is Professor in Transport and Energy Systems in the Department of Space, Earth and Environment at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Her expertise is in energy economics and energy system modeling, alternative transportation fuels, sustainability standards, technological change, and consumer behavior and mobility. Throughout her work, she has advised and worked broadly with U.S. state and international advisers, policymakers, a wide range of stakeholder groups, and academic researchers in developing climate policies toward reducing the environmental impacts and GHG emissions from transport.
She is Vice Director of Chalmers Energy Area of Advance, a campus-wide thematic platform for strategy and long-term collaboration that solves challenges directly relevant for industry and society. She served as Fulbright Distinguished Chair Professor in Alternative Energy Technology in 2016-2017 and received the Håkan Frisinger Award by Volvo Research and Educational Foundations in 2019. She is an adjunct professor at the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University and a Senior Editor for Energy Policy journal since 2018. She holds a Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master of Science in Environmental Health from the Harvard School of Public Health.