Briggs White

Technology Manager
National Energy Technology Laboratory

Dr. White serves as a Technology Manager at NETL where he manages three research and development programs on behalf of the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy: High Performance Materials, Water Management, and Energy Storage.  These activities serve to accelerate R&D progress and develop concepts and technologies that enable improvements in fossil power generation, including its workforce and supply chain, and the electricity grid and markets with which generation assets must integrate.  Key objectives include enhancing asset flexibility, reliability, and environmental performance including enabling concepts such as hydrogen firing and carbon capture and storage.  He serves as Secretary on ASME’s Energy Storage committee and as a co-organizer for an annual Thermal, Mechanical, and Chemical Energy Storage (TMCES) workshop.  He holds degrees in Materials Science & Engineering from Alfred University (BS), the University of Florida (MS, PhD), and the Univ. of Rome (PhD) with an emphasis on solid-state high-temperature electrochemical devices.