As the only federal laboratory dedicated to clean energy research and development, NREL is uniquely positioned to help manufacturers find the most energy-efficient and sustainable solutions for their products and processes.
Manufacturing Masterminds Q&A With Samantha Reese: The Fix-It Engineer Who Digs Up Data To Fix the Planet
The new Manufacturing Mastermind series showcases some of NREL's outstanding researchers in advanced manufacturing. Fixing things—such as snowmobiles but also manufacturing processes and global supply chains—is Samantha Reese’s specialty as a senior engineer at NREL. Read how she traveled the world, shares her fix-it mindset to her kids, and more in her Q&A in the latest Manufacturing Masterminds profile.
NREL develops data and tools, such as the Materials Flows through Industry tool and the Water treatment Technoeconomic Assessment Platform, to help manufacturers find the most energy-efficient and sustainable solutions for their products and processes.
A new virtual 360-degree tour is available! Take a look at the tools and capabilities of NREL's advanced manufacturing facilities, especially with regard to power electronics fabrication, prototyping, validation, and application.
The scientific and engineering research in NREL's Advanced Manufacturing Program is focused on the identification and development of advanced materials and advanced processes that drive the impact of new energy technologies. Our world-class manufacturing analysis yields insights that support industry decisions about R&D targets, investment strategies, and policy evaluation.
NREL partners with industry members to bridge innovation gaps in advanced manufacturing research, helping to accelerate the commercialization of next-generation technologies and processes. We also have facilities dedicated to the R&D needs of manufacturers and other facilities that have the flexibility to adapt to those needs.