Anthony Zinn is the Minerals Sustainability Team Supervisor in the Carbon Management Directorate of the Technology Development Center at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). The Minerals Sustainability team of federal project managers work collaboratively with partners in academia, industry, small business, non-profit organizations and national laboratories to carry out federally sponsored projects relating to rare earth elements (REEs), critical minerals, and carbon ore processing, for examples. Mr. Zinn previously worked in private industry installing energy management systems; has laboratory and research experience as a support contractor at NETL; has been a federal project manager for a variety of technologies/areas, such as major projects, crosscutting technologies, and feasibility of extracting REEs; and has carried out a detail as Technology Manager for NETL’s Advanced Energy Materials program.
Anthony has a B.S. degree from West Virginia University in Chemical Engineering. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute, as well as a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma through the Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management.