Maithili Iyer

(510) 486-5187

Maithili Iyer is a Program Manager 3 for the Energy Efficiency Standards Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Maithili currently leads the technical work supporting energy conservation standards for conventional cooking products, residential clothes dryers, and residential clothes washers for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Maithili has over 20 years of international experience of research and practice in the area of energy efficiency regulation and technology transfer, climate policy, low-carbon urban solutions, and strategies for climate resilience. She specializes in techno-economic analysis and impact assessments to evaluate policies as a means of moving to sustainable energy paths. Maithili has led several initiatives that focus on establishing collaborative partnerships and research consortia.

Maithili has served as a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and shares the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with her colleagues. She holds a Masters in Operations Research and a Ph.D. in Energy and Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware.



Sarraf, Saket, and Maithili Iyer. "Energy, Emissions and Economic Impacts of Appliance Efficiency Measure." INSPIRE 2017, Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, 2017. Jaipur, India: Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy, 2017. 523-536.





Harris, Jeffrey P, Richard C Diamond, Carl Blumstein, Chris Calwell, Maithili Iyer, Christopher T Payne, and Paul Siderius. "Towards a Policy of Progressive Efficiency." People-Centered Initiatives for Increasing Energy Saving. Washington, D.C. : ACEEE, 2010.