Energy Efficiency Policies for a Sustainable Energy Future
Dr. Marilyn Brown, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech University
Thurs., April 7
In August 2006 Marilyn Brown joined the Georgia Institute of Technology as a Professor in the School of Public Policy. During her prior career at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, she held various leadership positions managing annual research budgets of $50 to $130 million, focused on energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric grid, and energy engineering projects. While at ORNL, she was also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Tennessee.
Her research focuses on the design and impact of policies aimed at accelerating the development and deployment of sustainable energy technologies. She has led several energy technology and policy scenario studies and is a national leader in the analysis and interpretation of energy futures in the United States. She has edited one book and two special journal issues, and she has authored more than 200 publications. Her work has had significant visibility in the policy arena as evidenced by her numerous high-level briefings and testimonies before Committees of both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U. S. Senate.
Dr. Brown co-founded and chaired the board of directors of the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance for several years. She also served on the boards of directors of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, and the Alliance to Save Energy and was a member of the National Commission on Energy Policy for many years. She currently serves on the editorial boards of several journals, and is a member of the National Academies' Board of Energy and Environmental Systems and two National Academies' committees (America's Energy Future and America's Climate Choices).
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