Contact the EAG Team

The EAG brings together an interdisciplinary group of NPS faculty along with subject matter experts from industry, academia, military, and government to create energy-focused education programs for U.S. and international military audiences.

Address

Energy Academic Group
Naval Postgraduate School
Room 101A Spanagel Hall
Monterey, California 93943
Directions

Phone

831-656-1879

Dr. Daniel Nussbaum
EAG Chair

Dr. Daniel Nussbaum is currently the senior member of the EAG and a faculty member in both the Operations Research Department and the Business School at Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). Dan provides several critical functions across the NPS campus, including teaching courses in cost estimating and analysis, mentoring students throughout their graduate coursework, including their master’s theses, and providing leadership in graduate-level energy education, research, and outreach to support advancing operational energy initiatives across the Navy, Marine Corps and broader DoD organizations.

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Alan Howard
EAG Associate Chair

Alan Howard is currently serving as the Associate Chair of the EAG. His responsibilities include international outreach and partnering efforts, business process review, program management, and leveraging opportunities to match academic and research resources across the DoD, State Department, and NATO partner capacity building goals and objectives.

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Special Advisors

Dr. Brenda Shaffer
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group
831-656-1879
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Peter Zeihan
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group
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Energy Engineering and Innovation

Lead:
LCDR USN (Ret) Eric Hahn
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group
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Sheila Sklerov
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group
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Andrew Jennings
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group
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Brandon Naylor
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group
831-656-1986
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Energy Curriculum Development

Lead:
Dr. Arnie Dupuy
Faculty Associate
Energy Academic Group
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CDR Kevin Maher, USN, Ret.
EAG Academic Associate, Lecturer
Department of Operations Research
831-656-2691
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Dr. Colleen McHenry
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group
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Energy Security and Threats

Lead:
LtCol Lawrence Walzer, USMC, Ret.
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group
831-656-3777
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Tahmina Karimova
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group
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LtCol Charles B. Lynn, USMC, Ret.
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group

Nora O’Connor
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group
216-374-6095
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Climate and 
Security

Lead:
Kristen Fletcher
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group
831-656-6195 
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Marina Lesse
Faculty Associate – Research
Energy Academic Group
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