Director, Systems Assessment Center - Environmental Assessment Leader
Michael Wang is an Argonne National Laboratory Distinguished Fellow, Senior Scientist, the Director of the Systems Assessment Center, and interim director of the Energy Systems and Infrastructure Analysis 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.
James Miller is a senior scientist in the Energy Systems and Infrastructure Analysis 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.
Patrick Balducci is the Manager of the Power Systems and Markets Research Group in the Center for Energy, Environmental, and Economic Systems Analysis at Argonne National Laboratory. Prior to joining Argonne, Patrick served as a Chief Economist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), where he served for nearly 20 years. At PNNL, he led the energy storage analytics team where his research focused on storage valuation, integration, performance characterization, and control systems. In this role, he led research efforts evaluating the benefits of 1.6 GW / 18 GWh in energy storage capacity at 16 sites across the U.S. He also led efforts to enhance economic assessment tools for the U.S. Department of Energy. Patrick serves on the Board of Directors of the Pacific Northwest Regional Economics Conference. He holds a BS in Economics from Lewis and Clark College, where he graduated with honors, and an MSc in Applied Environmental Economics from the University of London, Imperial College of London.
Program Lead, Energy, Environmental, and Economic Systems
Guenter Conzelmann is a senior energy and environmental analyst in Argonne National Laboratory’s Energy Systems and Infrastructure Analysis 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, hydrogen infrastructure analysis, agent-based modeling of power markets and global materials markets, and energy sector resilience to extreme events.
Senior Scientist and Group Manager, Electrification and Infrastructure/Argonne Distinguished Fellow
Dr. Amgad Elgowainy is a senior scientist and the leader of the Electrification and Infrastructure Group at Argonne National Laboratory, covering engineering process modeling, environmental life cycle analysis and techno-economic analysis of alternative fuel/vehicle technologies. Dr. Elgowainy has been serving as a technical expert on several government and auto/energy industry partnerships, and served as the U.S. expert in several of the International Energy Agency tasks on battery electric vehicles and hydrogen infrastructure. Dr. Elgowainy has been supervising the development of the environmental life cycle analysis suite of models (GREET®), and has led the development of the hydrogen infrastructure suite of models. His models are recognized and used by thousands of researchers globally. Dr. Elgowainy authored and co-authored over 200 technical publications.
Troy Hawkins is a Senior Scientist and leads the Fuels and Products Group of the Systems Assessment Center. His research focus is on improving the environmental performance of energy and product systems, with particular focus on decarbonization, where he applies life cycle assessment and other quantitative systems analysis approaches to provide actionable insights. Troy Hawkins has evaluated the energy and environmental impacts of conventional and alternative transportation energy systems, electricity and biopower, plastics and chemicals, and industrial processes, and has developed new methods for life cycle assessment and environmentally-extended input output analysis. He contributes to the development of Argonne’s GREET (Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy Use in Technologies) model for life cycle analysis of energy systems, products, and technologies.
Director, Center for Energy, Environmental, and Economic Systems Analysis
Vladimir Koritarov is the Director of the Center for Energy, Environmental, and Economic Systems Analysis (CEEESA) in Argonne National Laboratory’s Energy Systems and Infrastructure Analysis division. CEEESA conducts research of complex energy and environmental systems and provides technical support and analysis to the U.S. Department of Energy, other U.S. government agencies, as well as to international organizations and institutions around the world.
Chief Building Scientist and Group Manager for Buildings & Industrial Technologies
Dr. Ralph T. Muehleisen is the Cheif Building Scientist, the Building and Environment Group Leader, and the Urban Science and Engineering Program lead for Argonne’s Energy Systems and Infrastructure Analysis division. At Argonne, Dr. Muehleisen leads research to increase the energy efficiency, sustainability, and resiliency of the built environment while improving the quality of life and return on investment for citizens..