Center Director I-Technical
Achilles Karagiozis is the director of NREL’s Buildings and Thermal Sciences Center. He manages a multidisciplinary team of approximately 150 researchers within the laboratory’s Buildings, Concentrating Solar Power, and Geothermal Technologies groups.
Laboratory Program Manager I-Geoscience
Kate Young joined NREL in 2008. She has worked on analysis of geothermal exploration, drilling, and regulation. She lead the development of the Regulatory and Permitting Information Desktop (RAPID) Toolkit, the Geothermal Resource Portfolio Optimization and Reporting Technique (GeoRePORT), and the Barriers Task Force of the GeoVision Study. Previously, Kate worked as a water rights engineer, a software developer, and in hydrocarbon cementing and fracturing.