Nocona Sanders

Nocona Sanders

Senior Associate
  • Carbon-Free Transportation

Nocona is a senior associate in the Carbon-Free Transportation team, where he uses various analytical methods to support electric vehicle adoption efforts with a specific focus on medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.


Prior to joining RMI, Nocona was a senior associate at Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, a clean energy and transportation consulting firm. While there, he used technical analyses on the total cost of ownership, greenhouse gas emissions inventories, and fleet energy use profiles to inform the deployment of electric vehicles and their charging infrastructure. While at the University of Michigan, Nocona studied materials for energy-efficient LEDs and high-power electronics.


PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan
BS, Physics, Missouri University of Science and Technology
BS, Applied Mathematics, Missouri University of Science and Technology