Research Staff

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Craig Turchi

Group Manager, Thermal Energy Science & Technologies

Craig Turchi is the group manager for the Thermal Energy Science and Technologies Research Group.

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Guangdong Zhu

Senior Researcher and Group Manager

Dr. Guangdong Zhu is the group manager and a senior researcher in the Thermal Energy Systems Group within the Energy Conversion and Storage Systems Center at NREL.

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Mary Werner

Solar Energy Technologies Lab Program Manager

In 2015, Mary became the program manager for the Solar Program, the flagship program at the lab.

Name Position Email Phone
Augustine, Chad Researcher V-Systems Engineering 303-384-7382
Castillo, Victor Research Technician V-Operate 303-384-7476
Gerk, Cindy Professional III-Project Controller 303-384-7693
Gifford, Jeffrey Postdoctoral Researcher-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4383
Hamilton, Bill Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6380
Kurup, Parthiv CSP Cost and Systems Analyst 303-275-4013
Larsen, Ross Senior Scientist.- Theoretical Chemistry and Physics 303-275-4422
Lidor, Alon Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4949
Ma, Zhiwen Researcher VI-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-3784
Martinek, Janna Researcher IV-Chemical Engineering 303-275-3779
Mitchell, Rebecca Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7475
Muller, Matthew Researcher V-Physics 303-384-6412
Neises, Ty Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4537
Netter, Judy Researcher III NEX-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6258
Tirawat, Robert Researcher III-Materials Science 303-384-6360
Turchi, Craig Group Manager, Thermal Energy Science & Technologies 303-384-7565
Vidal, Judith Group Manager, Building Energy Science 303-275-4290
Wagner, Mike Researcher V NEX-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7430
Werner, Mary Solar Energy Technologies Lab Program Manager 303-384-7511
Wrubel, Jacob Researcher III-Chemistry 303-384-7349
Yellapantula, Shashank Researcher V-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4806
Young, Matt Researcher III-Materials Science 303-384-6630
Zhao, Youyang Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4398
Zhu, Guangdong Senior Researcher and Group Manager 303-275-4497
Zolan, Alex Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-3956