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Jerry Davis

ARIES/ESIF Laboratory Program Manager


Jerry Davis is the laboratory program manager for the Advanced Research on Integrated Energy Systems (ARIES) platform and the Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF). He is the primary point of contact for developing partnerships to leverage the expertise and capabilities across all of NREL's technology areas.

Previously, Davis led NREL's partnership activities with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). These agencies work with NREL to evaluate and implement solutions to integrate distributed energy technologies into existing energy infrastructure for enhanced energy resilience and engage in collaborative research and development of emerging energy technologies. Davis was responsible for identifying existing and emerging NREL capabilities to fill the technical needs of partners and ensuring deliverables meet or exceed partners' expectations.


MBA, Ohio University

M.S., Engineering Management, Old Dominion University 

B.S., Economics, United States Naval Academy

Professional Experience

Surface Warfare Officer, Nuclear Power Program, United States Navy

General Manager for a startup biomass organization specializing in converting high-wildfire-risk beetle kill pine into biomass feedstock for co-firing in coal plants