Owen Zinaman is a member of the Energy Forecasting and Modeling Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.
Electricity Systems Modeler
On staff since March 2012
Phone number: 303-275-4589
Areas of expertise
- Quantitative/statistical analysis and modeling
- Nuclear reactor and fuel cycle technologies
Primary research interests
- Capacity expansion and dispatch modeling of the electric sector, e.g. the Regional Energy Deployment Systems (ReEDS) model
- Effects of large-scale renewable energy deployment in electric power systems
- Economic and environmental impacts of energy policy
Education and background training
- M.S.E. in nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2010
- B.S.E. in nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2009
Prior work experience
- Volunteer, Odanadi Seva Trust, Mysore, Karnataka, India (2011)
- Graduate Technical Intern, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM (2010)
- Research Assistant, Fission Systems and Radiation Transport Group, Ann Arbor, MI (2009 - 2010)
- Technical Intern, General Electric – Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Wilmington, NC (2008)
Lee, A.; Zinaman, O.; Logan, J. (2012). Opportunities for Synergy Between Natural Gas and Renewable Energy in the Electric Power and Transportation Sectors. 59 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A50-56324.
Lee, A.; Zinaman, O.; Logan, J.; Bazilian, M.; Arent, D.; Newmark, R.L. (2012). "Interactions, Complementarities and Tensions at the Nexus of Natural Gas and Renewable Energy." The Electricity Journal. Vol. 25(10); pp. 38-48; December. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tej.2012.10.021.
B. Cipiti and O. Zinaman. (2010). "Separations and Safeguards Model Integration." Sandia Report 2010-5962.
B. Cipiti and O. Zinaman. (2010). "The Integration of Process Monitoring for Safeguards." Sandia Report 2010-6593.
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