Brian Miller is a professional engineer and microgrid strategic team lead at the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) where he helps clients to implement innovative real-world microgrids featuring newly developed technologies and methods based on the latest research findings. He conducts site assessments, modeling, simulation, and detailed analysis of complex power systems. He provides sophisticated consultations and best practices for optimal renewable power, electrical distribution, and energy storage. Brian retired as a Major in the US Air Force prior to joining NREL. During his military service, he excelled as design engineer and project manager on multi-million dollar projects around the globe, earning substantial recognition for technical merit and leadership. Brian provided secure systems for national defense facilities, energy consults to the Pentagon, presentations to senior leadership, technical analysis to Korean officials, grid monitor research with Oak Ridge, hydropower implementation in Afghanistan, and electrical system design/code/safety courses to military bases.