A co-founder of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Dr. Rosenfeld was originally appointed to the California Energy Commission by Governor Gray Davis in 2000, where he served until his retirement in January, 2010. Dr. Rosenfeld held previous positions as Senior Advisor to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy from 1994 to 1999, and an appointment to the Department of Physics at the University of California at Berkeley from 1954 to 1994, where he joined, and eventually oversaw, the Nobel prize-winning particle physics group of Luis Alvarez at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Dr. Rosenfeld is the author of 400 refereed publications or book chapters, and is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Enrico Fermi Award, the Global Energy Prize which he received from President Medvedev of Russia, and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation which he received from President Obama.
Dr. Rosenfeld received his Ph.D in Physics from the University of Chicago, where he studied under Nobel Laureate Enrico Fermi. For details visit http://eetd.lbl.gov/about-us/arthur-h-rosenfeld.