Karma Thinley Ngodup
He published many school textbooks and storybooks for primary-level Tibetan language education, and trained teachers in the use of these materials. He came to Berkeley in 2002 and has been teaching Tibetan language in the area since that time.
He has also worked on the transliteration of many rare Tibetan Buddhist commentaries and has been the Tibetan Research Consultant for the Electronic and Cultural Atlas Initiatives (ECAI) at CAL. He worked on the Tibetan gazetteer project, recording information such as names, etymology, and history from the biography of great Buddhist scholar Je Tsongkhapa called Yellow Beryl baid'urya ser po.