Alan T. Crane
Alan T. Crane is Senior Scientist at the National Research Council, where he is the study director for a project analyzing light-duty vehicle and fuel technology options for greatly reducing petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. He has directed projects that analyzed plug-in hybrid electric and fuel-cell vehicles, the vulnerability of electric power systems to terrorism, and fuel-economy standards for cars and light trucks. Previously he worked at the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, where he directed projects on energy policy, international technology transfer and nuclear proliferation. He has a bachelor of science degree from Haverford College and a master of science in mechanical engineering from New York University.