Danielle W. Merfeld Vice President and Chief Technology Officer GE Renewable Energy
AIAA SciTech Forum 2021
Danielle Merfeld is the Chief Technology Officer of GE Renewable Energy. In this role, she leads technical efforts to develop differentiated products and services across the broadest renewable energy portfolio in the industry, including onshore wind, offshore wind, solar PV, batteries, and hydro. She also champions sustainability efforts, leading a team focused on achieving carbon neutrality. Additionally, Danielle serves as co-leader of the GE Women’s Network, a global organization focused on the recruiting, retention, development and promotion of talented women across GE.
Danielle received her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University. She is a member of several technical associations and on the Board of Trustees at the University of Notre Dame. She serves on the boards of Texas A&M University’s Smart Grid Center and is an Ambassador to the Clean Energy, Education and Empowerment (C3E) Initiative representing the United States.