• Interim Director, Duke University Energy Initiative & Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

    Brian Murray is the interim director of the newly merged Duke University Energy Initiative and Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, as well as a research professor at the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Sanford School of Public Policy.


  • 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.

  • Dr. Tom Cinq-Mars
    Administrative Manager / Assistant Director for Research Development

    Tom supports the research of business, energy, and the environment over time.

  • Education Staff Specialist

    Angela contributes to educational programming at the Energy Initiative. 

  • 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.

  • Luana Marangon Lima headshot
    Associate Director for Educational Programs

    Luana works with faculty, staff, and students to enhance energy education offerings at Duke University.

  • 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. 

  • 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: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Location: Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall (Gross Hall 330)
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Virtual
Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am