Ryan Kladar works on large-scale data science and modeling building for the energy sector. Ryan previously worked as a research analyst at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration where he focused on satellite air quality analysis as an Ernest F Hollings Fellow, and as an engineer in the Energy Products and Services Group at Madison Gas and Electric in Madison, WI managing the electric vehicle charging grid and other customer programs. Ryan has presented his research at conferences such as the American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco, the American Metrological Conference in New Orleans, and at the Wisconsin Festival of Ideas. Before working in the energy sector, Ryan was a Wayland E Noland Chemistry Research Fellow working on 21st century air quality monitoring instrumentation design, with a focus on small-scale, distributable, 3D-printed drone sensors. He has Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering and Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.