Don Hillebrand is the Director of Argonne National Laboratory’s Energy Systems Division, leading a team of engineers and scientists developing sustainable innovative technologies to improve the efficiency of resource and energy utilization, minimize America’s dependence on imported energy, and enhance U.S. national security.
James Miller is a senior scientist in the Energy Systems Division at Argonne National Laboratory. He also currently serves as the Secretary-General of the International Energy Agency’s Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology Collaboration Program. He has 40 years of research experience at Argonne National Laboratory, working on advanced batteries, fuel cells, hydrogen, and electric vehicles.
Program Lead, Energy, Environmental, and Economic Systems
Guenter Conzelmann is a senior energy and environmental analyst in Argonne National Laboratory’s Energy Systems division. His research over the last 30 years has focused on the development and application of modeling and simulation tools to study strategic energy, environmental, and power sector issues, including renewable energy integration, smart grid and microgrid analysis, advanced grid modeling, hdyrogen infrastructure analysis, agent-based modeling of power markets and global materials markets, and energy sector resilience to extreme events.
Program Lead, Interoperability and Grid Integration
Keith Hardy is the Director of Argonne National Laboratory’s Electric Vehicle (EV)-Smart Grid Interoperability Center, which plays a key role in supporting global harmonization of standards and technology for the EV-grid interface, as well as charging interoperability to ensure future electric vehicles and charging stations worldwide work together seamlessly.
Rajesh Ahluwalia manages the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen group in Argonne National Laboratory’s Energy Systems division. He is a co-developer of GCTool (General Computational Toolkit), a software package that helps design, analyze, and optimize automotive and stationary distributed fuel cell power generation systems, as well as other power-plant configurations.
Bruce Hamilton is Program Manager of Global Energy Solutions in Argonne National Laboratory’s Energy Systems division. He provides leadership for initiatives designed to deliver measurable benefits to countries, states, and communities in pursuit of sustainable energy and economic development.
Director, Center for Energy, Environmental, and Economic Systems Analysis
Vladimir Koritarov is the Manager of the CEESA Power Systems group in Argonne National Laboratory’s Energy Systems division. The group provides analytical services on strategic energy and environmental issues to government agencies, international organizations, and private institutions around the world. He is also a Senior Fellow at the University of Chicago’s Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC).
Douglas Longman is theManager of Engine Research at Argonne National Laboratory. This research spans internal combustion engine experimental study of fundamental combustion properties, low-temperature combustion, heavy-duty IC engine biofuels, and large engine stationary and locomotive engine research, microturbines, and combined heat and power systems.
Steve Przesmitzki is currently the Laboratory Program Manager for Vehicle Technologies and Acting Director of the Center for Transportation Research, where he works to advance sustainable transportation technologies.
Aymeric Rousseau is the Manager of the Systems Modeling and Control Section. For the past 20 years, he has been evaluating the impact of advanced vehicle and transportation technologies from a mobility and energy point of view including the development of Autonomie (vehicle system simulation) and POLARIS (large-scale transportation system simulation).
Interim Center Director, Center for Advanced Propulsion and Power Research
Sibendu Som leads a Computational Fluid Dynamics team at Argonne National Laboratory that focuses on developing nozzle-flow, spray, and combustion models; and high-performance computing for internal combustion engine applications. The team develops predictive simulation capabilities to advance high-efficiency low-emission engines and the implementation of uncertainty quantification for engine simulations.
Kristen Wahl is the Manager of the Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC) Program in Argonne National Laboratory’s Energy Systems division, where she has organized and managed more than 25 student automotive engineering competitions since 1997, including the most recent EcoCAR 3 series.
Section Manager, Advanced Mobility and Grid Integration Technology
Thomas Wallner manages the Advanced Mobility and Grid Integration Technology Research section in Argonne’s Center for Transportation Research. His team focuses on the experimental evaluation and analysis of advanced vehicle technologies including conventional, electrified and connected and automated vehicles as well as electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
Michael Wang is an Argonne National Laboratory Distinguished Fellow, Senior Scientist, and the Director of the Systems Assessment Center of the Energy Systems division. Michael Wang has led the development and applications of Argonne’s GREET (Greenhouse gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy use in Technologies) model for life-cycle analysis of advanced vehicle technologies, transportation fuels, and other energy systems.