Member since: 2011

Dan Bowermaster is the Senior Program Manager for Electric Transportation at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), an independent non-profit center for public interest energy and environmental research.

EPRI’s electric transportation program provides research critical to the development of technology, infrastructure, and analytics necessary to support the advancement of electric transportation.

His program’s research focuses on the development, deployment, and analysis of plug-in electric vehicles and charging infrastructure and collaborates heavily with the automotive and technology industries. A sample of the team’s research and demonstration projects includes electric vehicle infrastructure grid impact and integration, environmental impact of electric vehicles, plug-in truck demonstration, total cost of ownership, electric vehicle driver preference/behavior, electric forklift cost savings calculator, seaport electrification case studies, analysis of electric and natural gas options for fleet support, and plug-in electric vehicle readiness for utility customers.

Prior to joining EPRI in 2011, Bowermaster worked at Pacific Gas & Electric Company where he led PG&E’s Electric and Natural Gas Vehicles, On-bill Financing, and Emerging Technologies teams. He joined PG&E in September 2008 as part of the MBA Leadership Program, working in PG&E’s Engineering and Operations, Power Generation, and Corporate Strategy groups.

Bowermaster completed the Wharton-Lauder dual graduate degree program, earning a master’s in business administration from the Wharton School of Business and a master’s in international studies from the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, he holds bachelor’s degrees in mechanical engineering and in international relations from the University of California, Davis.