dan cheng

Dan Cheng, MS

GIS Programmer, LA Energy Atlas

California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA


UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, 619 Charles E. Young Drive East, LaKretz Hall – Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

Campus Mailcode: 149606

Bio

Dan has a Master’s degree in GIS for Development and the Environment from Clark University, her expertise area has expanded from GIS/RS spatial analysis to GIS programming and database development over the past several years of working experience. She has worked on a variety of database projects including database migration, database design and database unification. At CCSC, she leads in developing the upgraded database for energy atlas 2.0 which targets a broader geographical area and wider data kinds.

Projects

coupling community knowledge with big data tools to facilitate equitable energy transitions

Coupling Community Knowledge with Big Data Tools to Facilitate Equitable Energy Transitions

Building on work conducted under a California Energy Commission grant, data on building energy use, rooftop solar potential, grid capacity, and socio-demographics will be integrated to assess the potential for low income and disadvantaged communities in Los Angeles county to support climate smart transitions, including vehicle electrification, solar generation (rooftop or community-scale), storage, and appliance...

los angeles sustainability plan

Los Angeles Sustainability Plan

The County of Los Angeles is developing the first county-wide sustainability plan, and has contracted with UCLA, in collaboration with the engineering firm Buro Happold, and with Liberty Hill Foundation. The UCLA team includes the CCSC, the UCLA Law School and the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge. CCSC is providing expertise in the development of goals...

la energy atlas

LA Energy Atlas

The LA Energy Atlas is the first of its kind interactive web atlas that provides access to the largest and most disaggregated building energy data available in the nation.