• Dr. Brian Murray
    Interim Director, Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

    Brian Murray is the interim director of the Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability, as well as a research professor at the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Sanford School of Public Policy.


  • Caroline Gorham
    Senior Program Coordinator

    Caroline is the Senior Program Coordinator for the institute.

  • Suellen Aldina
    Director of Operations

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

  • Kyle Bradbury
    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.

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

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

  • Trey Gowdy
    Research Lead, Energy Data Analytics Lab

    Trey supports the institute's work through research, project management, and educational programs.

  • Bryan Koen
    Assistant Director for Student Experience

    Bryan’s work supports the Nicholas Institute’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.

  • Robin Marley
    Administration Staff Assistant

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

  • Dr. Eric Rohlfing
    Executive in Residence

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

  • Director of Communications

    Braden designs and implements the Nicholas Institute’s communications strategy.

Mailing Address

Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability
Box 90467
Durham, NC 27708

Street / Delivery Address

Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability
140 Science Drive
Gross Hall, Suite 101
Durham, NC 27708