Director of Applied Energy Division and Interim Chief Research Officer
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Steve Eglash leads research programs at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in energy storage, the electric grid, and other fields in energy and sustainability. The emphasis is on translating fundamental research into practical solutions. SLAC is operated by Stanford University for the U.S. Department of Energy.
"Science, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship have the potential to improve life, create jobs, solve problems, and increase equity. A vibrant dialog between researchers, government, and industry can generate solutions and produce beneficial impact. The DOE National Labs are a crown jewel in the nation’s research, development, demonstration, and deployment ecosystem. This is a golden age of materials and chemistry, where the opportunity to develop new materials and chemical processes with desired properties is unparalleled in history."