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John Lewis

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John Lewis is a member of the Data Analysis and Visualization Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Senior Scientist
On staff since 2010
Phone number: 303-275-3021

Areas of expertise

  • Data analysis and visualization
  • Energy informatics
  • Project management
  • Client interfacing
  • Hydrogen and fuel cells

Primary research interests

  • Data science
  • Information visualization
  • Energy systems integration
  • Smart grid technologies and deployment
  • Transportation

Education and background training

  • Ph.D. in chemical engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 1996
  • M.S. in chemical engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 1993
  • B.S. in chemical engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1991

Prior work experience

  • Senior Chemical Engineer, Idatech, LLC, Bend, OR (2004-2010)
  • Software Developer & Business Analyst, Utility Solutions, Inc., Bend, OR (2000-2004)
  • Research Chemical Engineer, Bend Research, Inc., Bend, OR (1998-2000)
  • Engineering Associate, Cabot Corporation, Billerica, MA (1996-1998)

Other affiliations

  • American Chemical Society
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • International Energy Agency (IEA) Hydrogen Implementation Agreement (HIA)
  • Colorado Renewable Energy Society

Selected publications and websites

Schwab, A.; Geiger, J.; Lewis, J. (2015). 2013 Survey of Non-Starch Ethanol and Renewable Hydrocarbon Biofuels Producers. 22 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A10-63389.

Eudy, L.; Burgess, R.; Ainscough, C.; Lewis, J. (2012). "Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction Program: First Assessment Report." Report to the Federal Transit Administration. May.

Lewis, J. E.; Steward, D. (2012). "Hydrogen Energy Storage for Load Leveling of Distributed PV Systems." Final Report to Hydrogen Technical Advisory Committee. April.

Lewis, J.E.; Simpkins, E.L. (2009). "Military 3kW Tactical Fuel Cell Generator." Final Report to U.S. Army Communications Electronics RD&E Center on Contract W15P7T-07-C-P411. September.

Lewis, J.E.; Freyhardt, C.C.; Davis, M.E. (1996). "Location of Pyridine Guest Molecules in an Electroneutral {3 ∞}[SiO4/2] Host Framework: Single Crystal Structures of the As-Synthesized and Calcined Forms of High Silica Ferrierite." Journal of Physical Chemistry, Vol. 100, No. 12, pp.5039-5049.

Freyhardt, C.C.; Lobo, R.F.; Khodabandeh, S.; Lewis, J.E.; Tsapatsis, M.; Yoshikawa, M.; Camblor, M.A.; Pan, M.; Helmkamp, M.M.; Zones, S.I.; Davis, M.E. (1996). "VPI-8: Structure Solution and Implications for the Synthesis of Extra-Large Pore Molecular Sieves." Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 118, No. 31, pp.7299-7310.

Personal interests/hobbies

Cycling, cross country skiing, cooking, travel