Energy Foundry

Mark Peters

Dr. Peters has served as the Chairman of ISEIF and Energy Foundry and is stepped down at the end of 2015 as he transitioned to the Director of Idaho National Lab.

Previously, Mark was the Deputy Laboratory Director for Programs at Argonne National Laboratory where he was responsible for the management and integration of the Laboratory’s science and technology portfolio, strategic planning, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) program and technology transfer. Dr. Peters also serves as a senior advisor to the Department of Energy on nuclear energy technologies and research and development programs, and nuclear waste policy. As a recognized expert in nuclear fuel cycle technologies and nuclear waste management, Dr. Peters is called upon frequently to provide expert testimony to Congress and to advise in formulation of policies for nuclear fuel cycles, nonproliferation and nuclear waste disposal. Previously, Dr. Peters served as the Deputy Associate Laboratory Director for the Energy Sciences and Engineering Directorate at Argonne and managed the integration of the Laboratory’s extensive energy-related research and development portfolio. Dr. Peters was also responsible for the development of new program opportunities at the Laboratory, particularly in the areas of energy storage, nuclear energy, nuclear safety, and waste management. He served as an expert advisor to the DOE Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI) and as the AFCI National Campaign Director for Waste Forms and Used Fuel Disposition.