Senior Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Tony Markel is a Senior Engineer and has worked on systems analysis of advanced vehicles for the past 16 years at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. Tony is currently focused on Electric Vehicle Grid Integration technology development. He earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Oakland University in 1995 and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado. Tony’s expertise spans advanced vehicle technologies including hybrid electric, fuel cell, plug‐in hybrid, and electric vehicles and was instrumental in the development of the ADVISOR™ software tool for vehicle systems simulation. He leads a team researching grid integration challenges facing plug‐in vehicles with a mission to highlight opportunities for electrified transportation to reduce our nation’s petroleum consumption and enable a smart, renewable, future electricity grid.