Scott Cary

Scott Cary is Ports and Airports Project Manager within the Energy Systems Integration Directorate of National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). He aligns port and airport research lab-wide, integrating the unique expertise of the US Department of Energy national laboratory with aviation and maritime needs. In addition to supporting near-term resilience, sustainable transportation, and energy needs, Mr. Cary also leads the sustainable aviation initiative, looking at the next generation of fuels, infrastructure, and aircraft. Previously, he led programs for airports, US Department of Defense facilities, and federal agencies across a spectrum of planning, finance, design, acquisition, and construction activities. Mr. Cary is a US Air Force civil engineering veteran, a licensed professional engineer, and an LEED-accredited professional. He can be reached at