Sean Lubner is a Research Scientist and Seaborg Fellow in the Energy Technologies Area at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (ThermalEnergy.lbl.gov). He earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley where he was a National Science Foundation (NSF) fellow, after receiving Bachelor’s degrees in Applied Physics and in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. He spent two years as a postdoc at LBL before continuing on as a research scientist. Sean specializes in modeling and measurement of nano-to-macro scale heat transfer and energy conversion. He has worked on a variety of systems including energy storage, biomedical devices, water desalination, electronic materials characterization, and solid-state energy conversion.