Amod K. Pokhrel, Ph.D., teaches (Faculty) Environmental Health Sciences in the MPH curriculum at the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his MS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. Recently, he led and completed the Clean Cooking Alliance/UN Foundation funded action research, “Maximizing the health benefits of clean cooking in peri-urban Nepal.” For the last twelve years, his research has focused on environmental and occupational health-related to household energy generation and uses in developing countries. His research involves exposure science, energy access and climate change, and environmental epidemiology studies. His research has appeared in many high-impact, peer-reviewed journals.