Doug brings two decades of extensive energy related experience to his position. His background includes quantifying potential impacts of climate warming on carbon sequestration and biomass growth, simulation modeling of ecosystem processes, developing and testing analytic solutions focused on energy portfolio management, and leading cooperative projects between NASA and private industry aimed at developing remote sensing and geospatial technologies.
Doug most recently worked as a Senior Analyst for Ascend Analytics in Boulder, Colorado where he led the development of a hydrologic flow and generation simulation system. His professional experience also includes a position as Research Associate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Forest Ecology and Management.
He holds a Doctorate in Environmental Monitoring from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and a Master's degree from the University of Maine-Orono, Department of Forest Management.