Dan Misch is a federal project director for the US Department of Energy at Argonne National Laboratory. His work contributes to the innovative ecosystem of world-class laboratories, universities, and businesses in Chicago. Dan is an advocate for international collaboration and investments in advanced energy technology to strengthen US national security.

Dan previously served in the US Navy as a Lieutenant and nuclear engineer on a ballistic missile submarine and is an active supporter of the veteran community. In 2016, he founded the Veterans Advanced Energy Summit to educate other military veterans on global energy security challenges. Dan is a 2016 Take Point Fellow with the Atlantic Council, a Class of 2020 Emerging Leader with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and a member of the Truman National Security Project. In 2017, he was named to the Midwest Energy News “40 Under 40” and a “Call to Service” Finalist for the Chicago Federal Executive Board Awards. Dan received a BS in Physics from the US Naval Academy and an MA in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.