2018 Engineering Leader Under 40: Nicole Dyess, 35
Director, Client Solutions; ValuD Consulting & Motors@Work, Dallas, TX, United States
Nicole Dyess, 35
Director, Client Solutions
ValuD Consulting & Motors@Work, Dallas, TX, United States
BS Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University
MS Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University
MPA, University of North Carolina
Nicole showed an aptitude for science at math at an early age, as well as a passion for the environment. She began her career at Advanced Energy testing motors, consulting with OEMs on motor design, and identifying motor management best practices for the US Department of Energy. In 2003, she received a Young Consultant Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies’ NC chapter for her work at Advanced Energy. Later on, she managed statewide energy efficiency programs for the NC Energy Office (NCEO). In 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency bestowed NCEO with “Leadership in Housing” and “Excellence in Brand Promotion” awards for Nicole’s programs. Her expertise on motors and motor-driven systems has led her share her knowledge and expertise by regularly contributing to the body of literature on motors, asset management, and IoT. The constant in Nicole’s diverse, 20-year career is a passion for finding energy savings for her employers and clients.
Fun Fact: As an avid DIY-er, Nicole uses her engineering experience to help her husband, John, with full-gut house remodels.