Senior Research Engineer, NREL
Josh Eichman has over a decade of research experience in the energy system modeling and analytics area. His interests focus on better optimizing the use of current and emerging energy technologies to support high renewable electricity and gas grids. In his current role at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory he is exploring planning and operation of grid systems, technoeconomic valuation and integration of renewable generation, energy storage, demand response and electric transportation into the electricity and natural gas networks. Prior to his position at NREL Josh participated in the Department of Energy’s EERE Postdoctoral Fellowship program. Josh received his B.S. degree from Clemson University in mechanical engineering and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Irvine in mechanical engineering, where his research focused on electric grid planning and operations.