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Samantha Bench Reese

Senior CEMAC Engineer

Samantha.Reese@nrel.gov | 303-275-3062

Samantha Bench Reese is a member of the Techno Economic Analysis Group, Clean Energy Manufacturing Analysis Center (CEMAC) in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Areas of Expertise

System Engineering and Fundamentals
Techno-economic Analysis including manufacturing cost models and cost reduction roadmaps
Supply Chain Analysis

Research Interests

Clean Energy Technologies
Advanced manufacturing
Wide-bandgap Semiconductors
Solid State Lighting

Education

M.S. in Engineering and Applied Science, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2006
B.S. in Engineering and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, 2001

Prior Work Experience

Quality Engineer, SpectraLogic, Boulder, CO (2007-2015)
Application Engineer, ZYGO, Middlefield, CT (2004-2007)
Senior Analysis Engineer/Product Engineer, Finisar, Sunnyvale, CA (2001-2004)

Featured Publications

Samantha Reese. 2016. Entrepot Trade and Its Effect on Trade Flow Perception. CEMAC, operated by the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis for the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative.

Samantha Reese. 2016. Mitigrating Maritime Shipping Impacts on Manufacturing Costs. CEMAC, operated by the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis for the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative.

Full list of Samantha Bench Reese's publications (NREL).