Kristen Brown, Ph.D.

Principal Business Technology Specialist

Kristen is a Principal Business Technology Specialist in the Utility of the Future team at ComEd.

Prior to ComEd, she was a Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy. She identified new opportunities to reduce the long-term and high-risk technological barriers in the development of transformative energy technologies. She has experience sourcing and evaluating technologies across diverse sectors, including power generation, chemical storage, and energy efficiency.

Kristen received her PhD in Chemistry from Northwestern University where she was awarded the Northwestern Presidential Fellowship, the top award given to NU graduate students. She has a B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.