Colleen Lueken is the Director of Market Analytics at AES Energy Storage. She leads the quantitative modeling and analysis of energy markets in the US and internationally supporting commercial development of grid-scale and distributed energy storage. She holds a joint PhD in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University and Instituto Superior Tecnico in Lisbon, Portugal, where she researched methods of integrating renewable energy into the electricity grid. She holds a Master’s in Engineering and Public Policy from the University of Maryland and a BS in Aerospace Engineering from MIT. Before graduate study she worked at the Science and Technology Policy Institute, developing policy guidance for the executive branch the of the US government.