Dr. Dan Arvizu

Director and Chief Executive

Dr. Dan Arvizu is the Director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the U.S. Department of Energy's primary laboratory for energy efficiency and renewable energy research and development.  He was a chief technology officer with CH2M HILL Companies, Ltd., an executive with Sandia National Laboratories, and started his career at the AT&T Bell Telephone Laboratories.

In 2004, Dr. Arvizu was appointed by the President for a six-year term on the National Science Board, the governing board of the National Science Foundation and the national science policy advisory body to the President and the Congress.

He has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from New Mexico State University and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.