Laura D. Marlino

Technical Program Manager for Power Electronics and Electric Machinery

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Laura Marlino currently manages the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery efforts at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the Department of Energy's FreedomCAR effort.

As part of her responsibilities she oversees the technical progress on R&D efforts for hybrid, plug in hybrid and fuel cell vehicle technology developments.

Prior to this position Ms. Marlino spent 10 years as a research engineer in the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Center at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She received her BS in electronics engineering from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico and her MSEE from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee.

During her engineering career she has been employed with Teledyne Camera Systems in California doing analog video design and Honeywell Aerospace and Marine in New Mexico as both a test and design engineer involved with cockpit displays and processors for military aircraft. She also has worked as an IC design engineer with ASIC International in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

For the past three years Ms. Marlino has been involved with program management with the FreedomCAR program. She is also a member of the Electrical and Electronics Technical Team within the United States Council for Automotive Research.