Xingchi Shen is from China. He will be specializing in energy and environmental policy. His research interests include the economics of energy efficiency, electricity consumption behaviors of residential and non-residential consumers, and big data analytics applied to smart meter data. Shen holds a B.A. in public administration and a M.S. in public policy from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). Shen was the deputy secretary-general of SJTU's students' union from 2014 to 2016, serving all students at SJTU.