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Matthew Ringer

Laboratory Program Manager I-Chemical Engineering

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As the Laboratory Program Manager for Advanced Manufacturing, Matt Ringer oversees NREL’s portfolio of science and engineering research completed on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO). He ensures NREL researchers and engineers working on AMO projects provide high-quality, groundbreaking results to our clients. NREL’s almost $10 million research budget from AMO is focused on advanced composites, roll-to-roll manufacturing, supply chain and process analysis, and materials development and validation.

Ringer also serves as the business development manager for NREL’s Mechanical and Thermal Engineering Sciences Directorate and engages with industry partners and academia to leverage the directorate’s capabilities in advancing new energy technologies.

Research Interests

Advanced composites that improve energy efficiency and drive adoption renewable energy technologies

Purification technologies that enable new water sources for domestic and industrial use

High-performance computing to drive the application of advanced manufacturing techniques

Machine learning that drives energy efficiency improvements in manufacturing

Algal-derived fuels and chemicals


B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of California at San Diego

MBA, Strategy, University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business