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Nick Grue

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Nick Grue is a member of the Geospatial Data Science team within the System Modeling & Geospatial Data Science Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Geospatial Data Scientist
On staff since June 2014
Phone number: 303-384-7278
E-mail: nick.grue@nrel.gov

Areas of expertise

  • Programmatic geospatial data analysis using parallel processing
  • High performance computing
  • Renewable resource technical potential and supply curve analysis
  • Spatial database utilization
  • Rapid analysis of large geospatial datasets
  • Analysis framework development
  • International and multi-lateral coordination for development of renewable energy and geospatial analysis products

Primary research interests

  • Rapid, web-based renewable resource analysis
  • International renewable energy and geospatial analysis capacity building
  • Programmatic analysis development and optimization
  • Contributing to open-source data analysis products
  • Climate change and grid resilience
  • Shaping vision for future geospatial endeavors

Education and background training

  • B.A. in Geography and Environmental Science with emphasis in Geographic Information Science, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO 2012
  • Certificate in Geographic Information Science, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO 2012

Prior work experience

  • U.S. Geological Survey, Lakewood, CO
  • United States Marine Corps, Twentynine Palms, CA