Youmin Rong, Ph.D.
Senior Analyst, Gas, Power, and Energy Futures, IHS MarkitYoumin Rong, Ph.D., a senior analyst within the Gas, Power, and Energy Futures team at IHS Markit, covers global battery technology and industries along the battery value chain.
Dr. Rong's responsibilities include analyzing the global battery supply chain and energy storage markets in Asia Pacific and providing input to customers on battery technology, e-mobility transition, battery cost, and pricing trends. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Dr. Rong served as the project lead and investment advisor for advanced batteries at NIO, the first Chinese electric vehicle company publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange. He also worked for State Grid Corporation of China as an energy storage research fellow. In addition to his industrial experience, Dr. Rong was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford Energy Corporate Affiliates of Stanford University, where he developed scientific research in advanced battery technology. Based on his research findings, he has published more than 15 papers in leading international peer-reviewed journals. During his prior career, he also worked closely with the Department of Energy (United States) and National Energy Administration (China) on technology research. Dr. Rong holds a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Engineering from Imperial College London, United Kingdom, and a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
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