Robert Braun appointed director of Advanced Energy Systems Program

Payne Institute Faculty Fellow Rob Braun has agreed to become the new director of the Advanced Energy Systems (AES) Program, our joint graduate program with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory.  As program director, Rob will work closely with Mines faculty, NREL researchers, graduate students and NREL’s AES Co-Director to continue to build and strengthen the innovative program. Since launching in 2019, AES has capitalized on the engineering, science, analysis and policy strengths of both institutions to provide students with a breadth of energy knowledge and training that addresses the full complexity of tomorrow’s integrated energy systems, infrastructure, economic and environmental challenges.  May 24, 2021.