HEEA and the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists are hosting Dan Misch, Director of Renewables Asset Management and Harris alumnus, for a speaker series event. The alumni speaker series will bring together Harris students with a distinguished policy professional for an open forum discussion over the current topics and issues in energy and environmental policy. This event allows students at Harris to engage directly with alumni and other leaders working in Energy and Environment to learn more about internship and job opportunities, get career advice, or learn more about the organization and the broader sector. This installment is co-sponsored by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Register here.

Dan is an entrepreneurial leader and problem solver with experience in nuclear and renewable energy operations, project management, public policy, and research & development across private industry, government, military, and nonprofits. As a Director of Renewables Asset Management at Invenergy, Dan supports the international expansion of renewable energy services and manages the development and construction of utility-scale wind and solar projects for transfer to third-party customers. Dan previously served as a Federal Project Director for the US Department of Energy conducting programmatic oversight of investments at Argonne National Laboratory. He also served in the US Navy as a Lieutenant and certified nuclear engineer on board ballistic missile submarines as a tactical watch officer and senior reactor operator in charge of the ships’ navigation, engineering, and strategic mission. Dan received a BS in Physics from the US Naval Academy and an MA in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.

Event Details:


Covid-19 Protocols:
This convening is open to all invitees who are compliant with UChicago vaccination requirements and, because of ongoing health risks, particularly to the unvaccinated, participants are expected to adopt the risk mitigation measures (masking and social distancing, etc.) appropriate to their vaccination status as advised by public health officials or to their individual vulnerabilities as advised by a medical professional. Public convening may not be safe for all and carries a risk for contracting COVID-19, particularly for those unvaccinated. Participants will not know the vaccination status of others and should follow appropriate risk mitigation measures.


Harris Energy and Environmental Association (HEEA) seeks to contribute to ongoing energy and environmental policy discussions and to expose members to various learning and networking opportunities within these areas. To do so, they engage with the energy and environmental communities at UChicago and beyond, connecting to a global network of industry professionals. They host events to promote awareness and advancement in these fields of policy.


Scroll to Top