Institute Fellow • Research Professor
Kevin Doran, J.D., is an Institute Fellow and Research Professor at the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI), a joint institute of the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he leads the Law & Policy Group. Professor Doran is currently on assignment to the U.S. Department of Energy, where he serves as the Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for Science and Energy. Previously, he served as Director of the Office of Technology Transfer at the U.S. Department of Energy. While at DOE, Professor Doran leads major planning and strategy initiatives encompassing ~$10B in research and development, thousands of program elements, and 13 DOE National Laboratories constituting a workforce of ~4000 Federal staff and 30,000 National Laboratory staff. As Director of the Office of Technology Transfer, he led a team of senior federal employees tasked with policy analysis, inter-agency coordination, and stakeholder engagement.