Joe Cresko

Joe Cresko is Chief Engineer for the Industrial Efficiency & Decarbonization Office at the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), leading the strategic analysis team, which helps assess the lifecycle and cross-sector impacts of new manufacturing advances. Mr. Cresko first joined EERE in the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellow. In this role, he primarily aided AMO’s Strategic Analysis Group in formulating technology and industry strategies. Before joining the federal government, Mr. Cresko served as Director of the Emerging Technology Applications Center, where he collaborated with manufacturers, enhancing their energy efficiency and minimizing their environmental footprint through assessments and applied R&D. Mr. Cresko earned a master of science degree from Penn State University and a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Bucknell University. He can be reached at