Rich W Davies

Sustainable Transportation Program Director & EERE Coordinator

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.