Director, Technology Policy & Research Programs
Mr. Bevc is currently Director, Technology Policy and Research Programs at Siemens Energy, based in Orlando. He is responsible for development of energy technology policies and coordination of cooperative partnerships for the deployment of advanced energy products and businesses that serve global energy markets. Current product initiatives cover a diverse field, including carbon capture technologies, SMARTGRID distribution systems, advanced electric power transmission components, advanced turbomachinery systems, renewable energy systems, and supporting technologies.
Prior assignments have included engineering management responsibility for steam turbine systems and gas turbine advanced research, product line management responsibility for marine turbine generator sets and superconducting magnet systems and commercial responsibility for advanced research programs.
Mr. Bevc received both engineering and business administration degrees from the University of Pittsburgh and is a senior member of both ASME and IEEE. He has held a number of association and advisory board positions, including past chair of the US Gas Turbine Association and the US Advanced Ceramics Association. He currently serves on industry advisory boards at the University of Central Florida, the University of Florida, the Florida Energy Systems Consortium, the Florida Center for Advanced Aero Propulsion, Carnegie Mellon University’s Electric Industry Initiative, and MIT’s Carbon Sequestration Initiative.