Alan Crane


Senior Program Officer

National Research Council
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202-334-3302

Mr. Crane is a senior program officer at the National Research Council. Projects he has directed include analyses of fuel cell vehicle development, fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks, and the vulnerability of the electric power system to terrorist attack. He has also assisted with projects on energy R&D and countering terrorism against energy systems and urban infrastructure. Prior to this position, Mr. Crane was an independent consultant on energy, environmental, and technology issues for government and private sector clients. He was formerly a senior associate at the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, where during sabbaticals he also served as director of energy and environmental studies at the European Institute of Technology, a visiting researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a visiting professor at Dartmouth College. His earlier work included engineering and managerial positions in the nuclear power industry. He holds an M.S.M.E. degree from New York University.