Todd Allen

Todd Allen
Senior Fellow
Third Way

Dr. Todd Allen is currently a Senior Fellow at Third Way, a DC based Think Tank, supporting their Clean Energy Portfolio.  He was the Deputy Director for Science and Technology at the Idaho National Laboratory from January 2013 through January 2016. Prior to INL he was a Professor in the Engineering Physics Department at the University of Wisconsin, a position held from September 2003 through December 2012.  From March 2008-December 2012, he was concurrently the Scientific Director of the Advanced Test Reactor National Scientific User Facility at INL. Prior to joining the University of Wisconsin, he was a Nuclear Engineer at Argonne National Laboratory-West in Idaho Falls. His Doctoral Degree is in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan (1997) and his Bachelor’s Degree in Nuclear Engineering is from Northwestern University (1984).  Prior to graduate work, he was an officer in the United States Navy Nuclear Power Program. 

Recent Events and Presentations

December 13, 2016

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.

September 16, 2014

Join the Science and National Laboratory Caucus and the Center for Clean Energy Innovation for a briefing on the value of the DOE National Lab system.

September 16, 2014

Since their inception in the 1940’s, the Department of Energy (DOE) National Labs have been in the vanguard of America’s global innovation leadership.