NREL's energy security and resilience research staff provide the expertise and experience needed to build more secure, resilient, and reliable energy systems.

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John Barnett

Center Director I-Technical

John Barnett directs NREL's Energy Security and Resilience Center, coordinating the lab's research efforts to protect energy services against disruption and quickly recover services in case of a natural or human-caused disturbance.

Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Director Cybersecurity Program Office

Jonathan White is the director of NREL's Cybersecurity Program Office. In this role, he coordinates NREL's cybersecurity research portfolio and provides strategic guidance for the growth of staffing, capabilities, and facilities.

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Eliza Hotchkiss

Group Manager III-Cyber Security & Resilience

Eliza Hotchkiss is a senior resilience analyst and technical group manager developing and leading the Resilient Systems Design and Engineering Group within NREL's Energy Security and Resilience Center. Her areas of expertise include disaster recovery leadership and technical assistance, resilience, and international sustainable development.

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Dane Christensen

Group Manager III-Cyber Security & Resilience

Dane Christensen serves as principal engineer for Energy Security and Resilience at NREL. His research focuses on identifying and mitigating cross-infrastructure dependencies that can lead to unanticipated vulnerability to natural hazards and human-made threats as our energy systems modernize.

Name Position Email Phone
Armstrong, Richard Researcher IV-Electrical Engineering 303-275-4605
Barnett, John Center Director I-Technical 303-384-7469
Bennett, Dan Researcher VI-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-384-7494
Bolin, Richard Researcher V-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-384-7716
Callahan, Michael Group Manager - Applied Engineering 303-275-4490
Cary, Scott Project Manager IV-Research 303-384-7169
Castillo, Ricardo Researcher III-Electrical Engineering 303-384-7452
Christensen, Dane Group Manager III-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-384-7437
Christiansen, Katy Project Leader - DOD & FEMP 303-275-4241
Cox, Jordan Researcher III-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-275-4925
Dean, Jesse Researcher V-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7539
Dormuth, Zoe Researcher II-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-384-7785
Elsworth, James Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4242
Ericson, Sean Researcher II-Economic/Financial Analysis 303-384-7415
Granda, Steve Cyber Security Research Engineer 303-384-6631
Grue, Nicholas Researcher III-Geospatial Science 303-384-7278
Hasandka, Adarsh Researcher III-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-384-6225
Hotchkiss, Eliza Group Manager III-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-384-7309
Hupp, Will Researcher II-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-275-3020
Jenket, Donald Researcher IV-Systems Engineering 303-384-6866
Kandt, Alicen Senior Engineer - Water-Energy Nexus 303-384-7518
Kiatreungwattana, Kosol Senior Engineer - Building and Renewable Energy Systems 303-384-7918
Kim, Simon Researcher II-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-275-3922
Kirkeby, Amanda Researcher I-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7395
Kurnik, Charles Senior Engineer - Microgrids 303-275-4374
LoVullo, David Researcher III-Systems Engineering 303-275-4657
Macwan, Richard Researcher IV-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-275-4579
Markel, Anthony Researcher V-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-275-4478
Martin, Maurice Researcher VI-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-384-7592
McCafferty, Sara Professional I-Project Controller 303-275-3180
McFly, Shane Researcher III-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-384-6539
Pachuta, Sean Researcher II-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4720
Peterson, Jordan Researcher II-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-275-3239
Reilly, Jim Researcher III-Electrical Engineering 303-275-4808
Reynolds, Tamara Project Manager III-Research 303-275-3887
Rivera, Joshua Researcher II-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-384-6931
Saleem, Danish Researcher III-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-384-7336
Sanghvi, Anuj Researcher III-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-384-7508
Tetreault, Tim Project Manager V-Research 303-384-7524
Torres, Liz Business Support IV-Administrative Associate 303-275-3210
Touhiduzzaman, MD Researcher III-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-384-6857
Van Geet, Otto Principal Engineer - Labs & Data Centers 303-384-7369
Vaughan, Evan Research Technician I-Build 303-275-3135
White, Jonathan Director Cybersecurity Program Office 303-384-7433
Wood, Robert Researcher IV-Electrical Engineering 303-275-4325