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June 5, 2024

Distinguished Member of Operations Staff Award Winner Kelly McIltrot Has a Passion for Helping Win Competitive Funding

When asked about winning one of the inaugural Distinguished Members of Operations Staff awards for 2024, NREL's Kelly McIltrot could only shake her head in disbelief.

May 20, 2024

Star Tech: Eric Payne on Joy of Taking an Idea, Getting a Patent, and Helping Create a Company

Senior Licensing Executive Eric Payne was named a Distinguished Member of Operations Staff in NREL's first cohort.

May 13, 2024

NREL Celebrates Fiscal Year 2023 Staff Awards and Tech Awards

NREL's Staff Awards event has taken place annually since 1980.

April 18, 2024

AAAS Adds NREL's Nancy Haegel to Honor Roll of Fellows

Nancy Haegel, the director of the National Center for Photovoltaics at NREL, has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Feb. 29, 2024

High Honors From DOE Point to Important Work by NREL Staff

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Feb. 20 honored staffers from NREL for their work on five major projects with far-reaching implications.

Feb. 5, 2024

Martin Keller Named Lab Director of the Year by Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer

The Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for Technology Transfer recently awarded NREL Director Martin Keller its 2024 Laboratory Director of the Year Award.

Jan. 19, 2024

John Kisacikoglu Tapped To Lead IEEE's Transportation Systems Committee

Mithat John Kisacikoglu has been tapped to lead the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transportation Systems Committee (TSC), which focuses on electrification of the entire transportation sector.

Jan. 18, 2024

Computational Mobility Scientist Honored With Colorado Governor's Award for High-Impact Research

In just three years as a researcher at NREL, K. Shankari successfully enabled communities to collect impactful multimodal data and went on detail to the U.S. Joint Office of Energy and Transportation to ensure the reliable buildout of a national electric vehicle charging network.


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