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Research Staff

Research staff members in NREL’s Materials Science Center are aligned within five groups: Interfacial and Surface Science; Materials Physics; Microscopy and Imaging; Reliability and Systems Engineering; and Thin Film Material Science and Processing.

For lead researcher contacts, see our research areas. For our business contact, see Work With Us.

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Nancy Haegel

Center Director II-Technical | 303-384-6548

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Glenn Teeter

Interfacial and Surface Science Group Manager | 303-384-6664

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Jeffrey Blackburn

Group Research Manager III-Materials Science | 303-384-6649

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Mowafak Al-Jassim

Senior Research Fellow I-Materials Science | 303-384-6602

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Teresa Barnes

Group Research Manager III-Materials Science | 303-384-6682

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Philip Parilla

Group Manager/Senior Scientist | 303-384-6506

Name Position Email Phone        
Ahrenkiel, Richard Emeritus Researcher 303-384-6670
Al-Jassim, Mowafak Senior Research Fellow I-Materials Science 303-384-6602
Alberi, Kirstin Researcher V-Materials Science 303-384-7647
Albin, David Researcher V-Materials Science 303-384-6550
Ayala Pelaez, Silvana Researcher III-Physics 303-384-6545
Barnes, Teresa Group Research Manager III-Materials Science 303-384-6682
Bell, Robert Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-384-6681
Berry, Joseph Senior Scientist, Perovskite and Hybrid Solar Cells Team Lead 303-384-7611
Blackburn, Jeffrey Group Research Manager III-Materials Science 303-384-6649
Burrell, Anthony Energy Storage 303-384-6666
Fluegel, Brian Researcher V-Physics 303-384-6437
Frisco, Sarah Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-384-6895
Ginley, David Chief Scientist 303-384-6573
Gorin, Stephen Laboratory Program Manager II-Partnership Development 303-384-6216
Guthrey, Harvey Researcher IV-Physics 303-384-6232
Ha, Yeyoung Researcher III-Chemistry 303-275-4687
Habisreutinger, Severin Postdoctoral Researcher-Directors Fellowship 303-275-4814
Haegel, Nancy Center Director II-Technical 303-384-6548
Harvey, Steve Researcher IV-Materials Science 303-384-6613
Heinselman, Karen Postdoctoral Researcher I-Material Science 303-384-7677
Jiang, Chun Sheng Senior Scientist 303-384-6687
Johnston, Steven Senior Scientist 303-384-6466
Kang, Albert Contingent Worker 303-384-6667
Kern, Dana Postdoctoral Researcher I-Material Science 303-275-3284
Khan, Imran Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-275-4857
Lany, Stephan Researcher V-Physics 303-384-6652
Lee, Choong Hee Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-384-6259
Li, Zhaodong Postdoctoral Researcher-Chemistry 303-384-7229
Li, Zhifei Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-384-6676
Mansfield, Lorelle Acting Group Manager 303-384-7884
Maughan, Annalise Postdoctoral Researcher-Directors Fellowship 303-384-6149
Moutinho, Helio Senior Scientist 303-384-6457
Norman, Andrew Principal Scientist 303-384-6483
Parilla, Philip Group Manager/Senior Scientist 303-384-6506
Park, Kyusung Researcher IV-Chemistry 303-384-7869
Perkins, Craig Researcher V-Chemistry 303-384-6659
Plattenberger, Dan Postdoctoral Researcher-Chemistry 303-275-4178
Reese, Matthew Researcher IV-Physics 303-384-7613
Roberts, Dennice Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-384-7204
Schulte, Kevin Researcher IV-Chemical Engineering 303-384-6455
Schutt, Kelly Postdoctoral Researcher-Directors Fellowship 303-384-6494
Simpson, Lin Researcher V-Materials Science 303-384-6625
Springer, Martin Postdoctoral Researcher-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7828
Talley, Kevin Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-384-7614
Tamboli, Adele Researcher V-Materials Science 303-384-7223
Teeter, Glenn Interfacial and Surface Science Group Manager 303-384-6664
Tellekamp, Brooks Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-384-6444
Tenent, Robert Researcher V-Materials Science 303-384-6775
Todd, Paul Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-275-3626
Wipke, Keith Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Technologies LPM 303-275-4451
Young, Matt Staff Engineer and Dynamic SIMS Specialist 303-384-6630
Zakutayev, Andriy Researcher V-Physics 303-384-6467
Zhang, Yicheng Postdoctoral Researcher-Chemistry 303-384-6534
Zieleniewska, Ania Postdoctoral Researcher-Chemistry 303-384-7628
van Schilfgaarde, Mark Research Advisor III NEX-Materials Science