Dr. Marqusee is a nationally known expert in environmental and energy science and technology with more than 20 years of experience in leadership roles in research, technology development, and policy aimed at making DOD a more sustainable and effective organization. At DOD, he led the departmentwide science and technology investments in the environment and facility energy. His expertise spans climate adaptation, resiliency, energy, and sustainable buildings, with a focus on innovations to improve DOD’s environmental and energy performance, reduce its costs, and enhance its mission capabilities. He has a Ph.D. from MIT in Physical Chemistry and currently serves as a senior research adviser for DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Clean Power From the Pentagon
In an article for Issues in Science and Technology, Dorothy Robyn and Jeffrey Marqusee explain how the Department of Defense’s research and innovation system is well-suited to advancing clean energy technologies in both the military and civilian sectors.
How to Reap the Dividend From Defense’s Clean Energy Investment
As Dorothy Robyn and Jeffrey Marqusee write for RealClearEnergy, many key technologies for the civilian energy sector could be advanced if the Department of Defense and Department of Energy collaborated more effectively.
The Clean Energy Dividend: Military Investment in Energy Technology and What It Means for Civilian Energy Innovation
The Defense Department will invest $1.6 billion this year in research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E) that is directly related to energy. This report recommends how to leverage those investments for civilian energy innovation without compromising their military value.
Recent Events and Presentations
Taking the Fight to Clean Energy: What the Military’s Investment in Energy Innovation for the Warfighter Means for the Rest of Us
ITIF released a comprehensive report on DOD’s energy innovation effort and hosted an expert panel discussion on its relevance to the fight to reduce carbon emissions, including ways civilian agencies might better leverage DOD’s investments.
Clean Energy Innovation: Seeking a Path Forward Under the Trump Administration
Join ITIF for a discussion abut the future of federal clean energy innovation policy and the release of a new report on energy innovation priorities.
Energy Innovation 2010
ITIF and other leading policy think tanks host a day-long conference to ask the hard questions about energy technology policy and innovation in America.