Doug Arent is Executive Director of the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis at NREL. Arent is Sr. Visiting Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, serves on American Academy of Arts and Sciences Steering Committee on Social Science and the Alternative Energy Future; National Research Council Committee to Advise to USGCRP; Keystone Energy Board and Coordinating Lead Author for the 5th Assessment Report of the IPCC.
Research interests are centered in energy and sustainability and has published on topics of clean energy, renewable energy, power systems, natural gas, and intersection of science and public policy. Arent has a Ph.D. from Princeton University, MBA from Regis University, a bachelor’s of science from Harvey Mudd College in California.