Dr. Amalia Hicks, a Principal in Cadmus’ Energy Services, has more than 20 years of experience in research and study design. She leads Cadmus’ Pilots and Technology Assessment practice from their Madison, Wisconsin office. Her responsibilities include leading pilots and emerging technology research; managing portfolio‐wide evaluation activities; mediating stakeholder processes; developing market transformation and non‐energy benefit assessment strategies; measuring the effects of codes and standards; overseeing economic impact analyses and potential studies; and assisting in energy efficiency program planning and design. Her clients have included the U.S. Department of Energy, ASHRAE, and NASA, among others. Dr. Hicks is an accomplished speaker and she has authored more than 20 peer reviewed journal publications.