Tien Q. Duong

Tien Q. Duong, Office of Vehicle Technologies, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC, 202-586-7836, tien.duong@ee.doe.gov

Tien is currently Senior Technical Advisor and Manager of the Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies (BATT) Program (http://batt.lbl.gov/). The focus of the BATT program is conducting research and development on the next generation of battery technologies for vehicle applications. He was manager of the Energy Storage R&D effort from 1999 to 2003, and was team leader of the Hybrid and Electric Systems Team from 2004 to 2008. Tien has been a member of the United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC) Technical Advisory Committee and Management Committee.

Tien studied Chemistry at the University of Saigon, Vietnam before emigrating to the United States in 1979. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Civil Engineering, both from Virginia Tech. Tien is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Virginia.