Yinfeng Qin is an M.S. student in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. He worked at The Bill Lane Center for the American West as a research assistant in building software for data collection, data processing and designing visualizations. Before Stanford, Yinfeng received B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Tsinghua University with an emphasis on pattern recognition and machine learning. He also has relevant experiences with NetEase, Microsoft Research Asia and Amazon.com, and will start as an engineer at Google in summer 2011.
California has enacted a wider range of stringent and innovative environmental regulations than any other state. University of California, Berkeley professor David Vogel discusses the state's unique geography and the impact of its economic and population growth on its environment.
Fourth Annual Conference on the Economic and Fiscal Health of Western North America
The North American West is among the world's most dynamic regions. It has been a source of innovation and growth and can be an engine of economic recovery. We hope you can join us for this special gathering of scholars, policymakers, investors, and business people in a vibrant conversation about the economic and fiscal prospects of the western United States, western Canada, and Mexico.
The Center's Visiting Scholar Bill Marken, the former editor-in-chief of Sunset magazine, gives a lunchtime talk about the surprising overlap in coverage in the early 1960s between his publication and the outspoken journal of a small environmental organization. Lunch will be available for registered attendees.