Mr. Skone is a Senior Environmental Engineer within the Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory’s Strategic Systems Analysis and Engineering Directorate. He leads Life Cycle Analysis Research efforts within the Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management on carbon utilization technologies, methane emissions from the natural gas value chain, hydrogen production, alternative transportation fuels, advanced power generation systems, and energy water impacts. He is the primary author on multiple natural gas and coal related life cycle analyses published by the Department of Energy. He also leads research on energy resource availability, water scarcity, integration of biomass and fossil energy resources, and strategic energy concepts for new programs. Mr. Skone is an elected member of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North American Life Cycle Analysis Interest Group, SETAC liaison to the American Center for Life Cycle Analysis, member of the University of Michigan Global CO2 Initiative Advisory Board, and founding organizing member of the Federal LCA Commons. Mr. Skone has 22 years of experience in the field of energy analysis and is a graduate of the Penn State University.