Jaquelin Cochran analyzes best practices to integrate renewable and distributed energy resources to the electric grid. She recently co-led a renewable energy grid integration study of India and is currently leading the City of Los Angeles 100% Renewable Energy Study. Before joining NREL, Dr. Cochran was an Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Management with KIMEP University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. She also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer for two years with the Polish Foundation for Energy Efficiency (FEWE) in Krakow.
She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from the Energy & Resources Group at the University of California at Berkeley.