Clark W. Gellings holds the position of Fellow at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and is responsible for technology strategy in areas concerning energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy resources, and other clean technologies. Gellings joined EPRI in 1982 progressing through a series of technical management and executive positions including seven vice president positions. He was also chief executive officer of several EPRI subsidiaries. Prior to joining EPRI, he spent 14 years with Public Service Electric & Gas Company.
Gellings received distinguished awards from a number of organizations, including The Illuminating Engineering Society, the Association of Energy Services Professionals, the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers, and CIGRE’s (International Council on Large Electric Systems) Attwood Award. He is the 2010 recipient of EnergyBiz Magazine’s KITE (Knowledge, Innovation, Technology, Excellence) Lifetime Achievement Award. He is currently a Member of the Board of the University of Minnesota’s Technology Leadership Institute and several National Academy of Sciences Committees.
Gellings has a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Newark College of Engineering in New Jersey, a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a Master of Management Science from the Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management at Stevens Institute of Technology.
Gellings is a registered Professional Engineer, a Life Fellow in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a Fellow Emeritus in the Illuminating Engineering Society, and both an Honorary and Distinguished Member of CIGRE and immediate Past-President of it’s U.S. National Committee.