• Director

    Brian Murray is the director of the Duke University Energy Initiative, a research professor at the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Sanford School of Public Policy, and a faculty affiliate of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and the Duke Initiative for Science & Society. 


  • Executive Assistant to the Director

    Caroline provides administrative support to the director of the Duke University Energy Initiative.

  • Director of Engagement and Administration

    Suellen has more than 20 years' experience in the energy sector, finance, operations and contract negotiations.

  • Assistant Research Professor, Pratt School of Engineering & Managing Director, Energy Data Analytics Lab

    Kyle brings experience in machine learning and statistical modeling to energy problems.

  • Jacob Bratsch
    Marketing Staff Assistant

    Jacob supports marketing and communications for the Energy Initiative.

  • Education Staff Specialist

    Angela contributes to educational programming at the Energy Initiative. 

  • Assistant Director for Research Development

    Jonathon supports the EI's research development efforts and teaches a course on the history of energy.

  • Trey Gowdy
    Energy Data Analytics Lab Program Coordinator

    Trey supports the EI's energy data analytics work through research, project management, and event planning.

  • Wei Hu
    Data Scientist

    Wayne supports the EI’s data-intensive research projects by developing and applying advanced tools.

  • Senior Education Program Coordinator

    Bryan’s work supports the Energy Initiative’s educational programming, events and communications.

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    Associate Director for Educational Programs

    Luana Marangon Lima is a visiting assistant professor of energy and environment at Duke University’s Nicholas...

  • Administration Staff Assistant

    Robin assists our administrative staff in finance, organization and scheduling.

  • Assistant Director of Administration

    Sara has more than 20 years of experience in higher education. 

  • Research Analyst

    Will supports the EI's research pillar and coordinates the Bass Connections project Coal in America.

  • Assistant Director for Student & Alumni Engagement

    Stacy plans and manages energy education activities across the university.

  • Executive in Residence

    Eric advises university leaders on advancing energy science and technology at Duke and mentors energy students.

  • Associate Director for Communications

    Braden designs and implements the Energy Initiative’s communications strategy.

Mailing Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
Box 90467
Durham, NC 27708

Street / Delivery Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
140 Science Drive
Gross Hall, Suite 101
Durham, NC 27708


Location: Virtual
Time: 5:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location: Virtual
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm