Director of Sustainable Transportation @ Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Rich Davies is the Director for the Sustainable Transportation Program for the Energy Science and Technology Directorate at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He has over 25-years of research and development experience in manufacturing for light and heavy-duty ground and aerospace vehicles; as well as developing energy-saving technologies across the US Transportation system. His experience includes over 20-years in the U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratories developing and directing federally funded and privately-funded research programs under collaborative agreements with vehicle manufacturers and transportation entities. Dr. Davies holds a PhD in Mechanics of Materials from the University of Strasbourg in France, an MBA from the University of Maryland, as well as a Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Mechanical Engineering.