rebecca bennett

Rebecca Bennett

Project Manager I-Research Support


Rebecca is a Project Lead within the Data Analytics, Tools & Applications (DATA) Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. She works with the American-Made Challenges Program, which manages multiple prizes that help spur innovation in different renewable energy fields. The program includes the Solar Prize, Perovskite Startup Prize, Lighting Prize, H2 Business Case Prize, H2 Twin Cities, and more. Rebecca also manages the payment process for the prizes within the American-Made Challenges.


Graduate Studies in English, Creative Writing at Central Michigan University

B.S., English, Central Michigan University, 2015

Professional Experience

Claims Administration, Columbine Health Plan (2018–2020)

Teacher, Platte Canyon School District (2017–2018)

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Central Michigan University (2015–2016)

Awards and Honors

NREL Employee of the Month (2021)