Michael Johnson

Technical Director
, Berkeley Air Monitoring Group
Profile / Bio: 

Michael Johnson, PhD: Dr. Johnson is the Technical Director of Berkeley Air Monitoring Group. He works primarily on field-based assessments of household energy projects, including studies on stove performance and usage, indoor air quality, personal exposure, and health impacts. He has over 50 peer-reviewed publications, including articles on exposure to household air pollution, climate-forcing and health-damaging pollutant emissions, stove performance testing, and others. Dr. Johnson is leading the exposure monitoring effort for the Household Air Pollution Intervention Network (HAPIN) trial and co-authored the WHO Indoor Air Quality Guidelines for Household Fuel Combustion (WHO 2014). He is also heavily involved in developing international standards for cookstoves, focusing on developing performance targets.  He is also a technical lead for the Clean Cooking and Climate Consortium, which is developing emission reduction methods for countries to use under the Paris Agreement. Dr. Johnson has a Ph.D. in Environmental Health, Science, & Policy from the University of California, Irvine, and a B.A. in Physics from Colorado College.