Daniel Sperling

Position Title
Professor, Director

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
UC Davis Air Quality Research Center, One Shield Avenue, Davis CA 95616

Research Interests

  • Transportation - Vehicle emissions, alternative fuels, policy analysis
  • Agricultural Emissions - Climate policy
  • Global Climate Change - Analysis of transportation emissions, evaluation of policy instruments

Research Summary

My research focuses on energy and environmental aspects of transportation. My focus is on innovation processes and the introduction of advanced vehicle technologies and fuels, and on market and policy aspects. I also address these issues in developing countries, especially China.

Teaching Summary

I teach Energy and Air Quality Aspects of Transportation (ECI/ESP 163), Transportation Policy (ECI 165), Sustainable Transportation Technology and Policy (ECI/ESP 252)