Solar Research Staff
These staff lead solar research programs at NREL.
Laboratory Program Manager II-Partnership Development
Steve serves as the partnership lead for photovoltaic research at NREL. He develops collaborative efforts in materials science, renewable energy generation, energy efficiency, and energy systems integration.
Researcher VI NEX-Mechanical Engineering
Mark joined NREL in 1986 and manages the Thermal Systems R&D group at NREL, with an emphasis on concentrating solar power, thermal energy for grid storage, solar-thermal derived fuels, and thermal systems optimization.
Researcher V-Systems Engineering
Joe leads NREL’s solar tech-to-market research. He is an experienced project manager focusing on renewable energy, event management, competition management and optimizing the built environment through sustainable, energy-efficient design, development, and analysis.