Professor Emeritus of Energy
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-1740
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During his fifty-year career at the University of California, Berkeley as a professor of mechanical engineering, Dr. Sawyer’s teaching and research included rocket propulsion, energy conversion, combustion, air pollution, and regulatory policy. He has authored or co-authored more than 360 publications including two books. He chaired the Energy and Resources Group and was selected to be the first Class of 1935 Professor of Energy at Berkeley. From 2003-2005 he headed the University of California Education Abroad Program in London. In January 2006, Dr. Sawyer left the University of California to accept the appointment by Governor Schwarzenegger to head the California Air Resources Board, a position he held through June 2007. Currently he is the Class of 1935 Professor of Energy Emeritus at UC Berkeley. He is a graduate of Stanford and Princeton universities, a fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers, and a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering.
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Air pollutant formation and control, motor vehicle emissions, energy and environment, regulatory policy.
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