BTRIC Announcements


Ron Ott new Manager of Building Technologies Program

Ron received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from the University of Alabama, Birmingham. He completed his Ph.D. work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in 1997 through the High Temperature Materials Laboratory graduate fellowship program and returned as staff in 1999.  Ron was instrumental in the creation of the Manufacturing Demonstration...

Dr. Xin Sun selected as Division Director of the Energy and Transportation Science Division.

Dr. Xin Sun was previously a Laboratory Fellow and the Technical Group Leader for the Computational Engineering Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. She received her Ph.D. from University of Michigan in 1995, and has worked at Edison Welding Institute and Battelle prior to joining PNNL in 2004. Dr. Sun is well known for applying the fundamental mechanics and physics principles in...

Van Baxter Appointed ASHRAE Director-at-Large

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Sachin Nimbalkar selected as Group Leader for Residential and Commercial Energy Efficiency Group

Sachin Nimbalkar has been selected as the Group Leader for the Residential and Commercial Energy Efficiency Group, effective June 1, 2017.  Sachin began his career at ORNL in 2009 with the Advanced Manufacturing Office’s Technical Assistance Program (TAP), which encompasses the Better Plants Program as well as technical assistance to industry in which he is a Technical Account Manager (TAM). As a...