Learn more about the project team by reading their biographies.
Project Manager, Cyber-Physical Security
Tami Reynolds is the Business Development Lead & Program Controller for Secure Cyber Energy Systems group at National Renewable Energy Lab. Tami provides technical leadership on the Distributed Energy Resources Cybersecurity Framework (DERCF) tool. She works closely with industry partners on to develop a deep understanding of applying the Department of Energy (DOE) Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (C2M2) and NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
Josh Van Natta
Development Analyst, Cybersecurity Applications
Josh is an applications analyst at NREL, focusing on building the next generation of cyber-physical applications. Josh's background in software development and computer science allows him to create tools that support cyber-physical research. He is the lead software developer for the Distributed Energy Resource Cybersecurity Framework (DERCF) tool.
Researcher, Energy Security and Resilience
Konrad Hauck is a cybersecurity and resilience researcher at NREL. Hauck's research is focused on intrinsically secure structures for power and communications networks and applied cybersecurity applications to critical infrastructure. In developing the DERCF tool, he helped lead the physical security research for DER cybersecurity.
Analyst and Researcher, Cybersecurity
As a recent graduate from Florida State University, Charisa Powell has a dual role as a cyber analyst and energy systems cyber resilience researcher at NREL. Powell contributed technical experience for assessment questions and overall design support in developing the DERCF tool.
Energy Security Researcher, Cybersecurity
Md has extensive experience working in the grid cybersecurity domain and risk assessment frameworks. In developing the DERCF tool, Md Touhiduzzaman supported technical and physical security research for DER cybersecurity and lead the effort to integrate the Risk Management Framework.
Visualization Engineer, Cybersecurity
Experienced in building Mixed Reality, mobile and web software, Paul Wand is a cybersecurity visualization engineer at NREL. He is working to improve the DERCF tool and create innovative Cybersecurity vistualizations.