Lucas joined NREL in 2014. His efforts are focused on performing testing of emerging technologies in building efficiencies. Lucas contributes to research efforts by designing, building, and implementing testing equipment as needed to support research.
Prior to joining NREL, Lucas was involved in the design and development of curriculum and research in sustainable technologies at Eastern Illinois University: School of Technology as a Presidential Graduate Assistant. In addition, he spent eight years in the United States Air Force where he worked in communication technologies. He also has a certificate in Fiber Optics and Communication Infrastructure Installation.
M.S. Technology Management, Eastern Illinois University
B.S. Organizational and Professional Development, Eastern Illinois University
A.S. Electrical Science, Community College of the Air Force