Matteo Muratori

Matteo Muratori

Group Manager - Transportation Energy Transition Analysis

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A distinguished member of the research staff in NREL’s Center for Integrated Mobility Sciences, Dr. Matteo Muratori joined NREL in 2016 and now leads the Transportation Energy Transitions Analysis group. The group focuses on exploring system-level sustainable solutions for the transformation of the entire transportation sector, including infrastructure and emerging synergies between transportation and the electricity grid. In 2021–2022, Muratori served as the chief analyst for sustainable transportation at the U.S. Department of Energy. He has authored more than 100 technical publications cited over 6,000 times, including a recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assessment report, and regularly presents research results and insights at conferences, workshops, and the media.


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University

M.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The Ohio State University

M.S., Energy Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

B.S., Energy Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

Professional Experience

Senior Transportation and Energy Systems Engineer, Team Lead/Group Manager, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (2016–Present)

ExxonMobil Fellow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (2014–2016)

Research Engineer, Center for Automotive Research, The Ohio State University (2014)

Graduate Research Associate and Ph.D. Student, The Ohio State University (2011–2014)

Research Scholar, Center for Automotive Research, The Ohio State University (2009–2010)

Featured Work

Exploring Decarbonization Pathways for USA Passenger and Freight Mobility, Nature Communications (2023)

The U.S. National Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization: A Joint Strategy to Transform Transportation, Report by the U.S. departments of Energy, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and the Environmental Protection Agency (2023)

Challenges and Opportunities in Decarbonizing the U.S. Energy System, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (2022)

Challenges and Opportunities of Integrating Electric Vehicles in Electricity Distribution Systems, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (2022)

Assessing the Value of Electric Vehicle Manage: A Review of Methodologies and Results, Energy and Environmental Science (2022)

Heavy-Duty Truck Electrification and the Impacts of Depot Charging on Electricity Distribution Systems, Nature Energy (2021)

Future Integrated Mobility-Energy Systems: A Modeling Perspective, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (2020)

Technology Solutions to Mitigate Electricity Cost for Electric Vehicle DC Fast Charging, Applied Energy (2019)

Impact of Uncoordinated Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging on Residential Power Demand, Nature Energy (2018)

Electrification Futures Study: Scenarios of Electric Technology Adoption and Power Consumption for the United States, NREL Technical Report (2018)

Awards and Honors

Secretary of Energy Achievement Award – Sustainable Aviation Fuel Grand Challenge (2023)

Embassy of Italy Award for Research in Sustainability (2021)

U.S. Department of Energy's Outstanding Achievement Award – Transportation Decarbonization Blueprint (2021)

NREL Director’s Choice Publication Award – Impact of Electric Vehicle Charging (2020)

NREL Director's Publication Impact Award – Electrification Futures Study (2018)

U.S. Department of Energy Vehicle Technologies Office Team Merit Award – EV Charging Infrastructure (2018)

International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, and Simulation of Energy Conversion Systems and Processes’ Best Paper Award – Electric Vehicle Market Penetration and Impact on Fuel Taxes (2011)