Senior Project Leader-Environmental Portfolio
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Dr. Cris Hein is the Senior Project Leader-Environmental Portfolio at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Dr. Hein also serves as the Operating Agent for the International Energy Agency Wind Technical Collaborative Program’s Task 34 – Working Together to Resolve Environmental Effects of Wind Energy and the Program Coordinator for the Bats and Wind Energy Cooperative. In the previous 8 years, Cris was the Bats and Wind Energy Program Director for Bat Conservation International. Dr. Hein’s research focusing on understanding and reducing impacts from wind energy development on wildlife. Cris received his B.S. in Geology from Texas A&M University in 1996, his M.S. in Biology from Texas State University in 2001, and his Ph.D. in Forestry and Natural Resources from the University of Georgia in 2008. Cris has studied bat behavior and ecology for 21 years and bats and wind energy issues for 13 years.
Monday, April 6, 2020
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM