Operational Energy and Innovation

Thursday, April 7, 20212 | 12:00 PM Pacific Time | Ingersoll Hall Room 122

Dr. Mace Carpenter

OSD Operational Energy (OE) Office


This energy lesson involves an global overview of key energy sources and materials, discusses operational energy, and operational energy innovation. 


Colonel (ret) Mace Carpenter served 34 years in the Air Force as a fighter pilot and strategist. He served in Operations DESERT STORM, NORTHERN WATCH, SOUTHERN WATCH, ALLIED FORCE, and IRAQI FREEDOM.  As an associate professor at National Defense University he taught the energy industry study, military strategy and logistics, and advanced strategy. He holds 4 masters degrees and is ABD for a PhD in Political Science. Carpenter is currently the transition manager and an analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Operational Energy-Innovation.

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