Research Staff

Research staff members in NREL’s Materials Science Center are aligned within six groups: Analytical Microscopy and Imaging; Interfacial and Surface Science; Materials Physics; Materials Reliability and Durability; Photovoltaics (PV) Field Performance; and Thin Film and Manufacturing Sciences.

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

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Nancy Haegel

Research Advisor III-Materials Science

Nancy Haegel is director of the National Center for Photovoltaics.

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Jeffrey Blackburn

Group Research Manager III-Materials Science

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Chris Deline

Group Research Manager III-Materials Science

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Katherine Jungjohann

Group Research Manager III-Materials Science

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Glenn Teeter

Interfacial and Surface Science Group Manager

Name Position Email Phone
Ahrenkiel, Richard Contingent Worker-Emeritus Researcher 303-384-6670
Al-Jassim, Mowafak Contingent Worker-Emeritus Researcher 303-384-6602
Alberi, Kirstin Center Director I-Technical 303-384-7647
Baez-Cotto, Carlos Researcher III-Chemistry 303-384-7294
Barnes, Teresa Researcher VI-Chemical Engineering 303-384-6682
Bauers, Sage Researcher IV-Materials Science 303-275-4826
Berry, Joseph Senior Research Fellow I-Physics 303-384-7611
Blackburn, Jeffrey Group Research Manager III-Materials Science 303-384-6649
Burrell, Anthony Energy Storage 303-384-6666
Cline, Peyton Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-630-5492
Colegrove, Eric Researcher IV-Materials Science 303-384-7232
Curry-Nkansah, Maria Sr. Research Advisor 303-384-7218
Dugu, Sita Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-630-5961
Dutta, Nikita Researcher III-Materials Science 303-275-4471
Egbo, Kingsley Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-630-5887
Eichstaedt, Casey Postdoctoral Researcher-Chemistry 303-630-5253
Epps, Robert Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-630-5141
Febba, Davi Marcelo Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-384-7291
Gaulding, Ashley Researcher III-Materials Science 303-384-6686
Ginley, David Chief Scientist 303-384-6573
Glynn, Stephen Researcher IV-Semiconductor Engineering 303-384-7612
Gorin, Stephen Laboratory Program Manager II-Partnership Development 303-384-6216
Greenaway, Annie Researcher IV-Chemistry 303-384-6576
Guthrey, Harvey Researcher IV-Physics 303-384-6232
Haegel, Nancy Research Advisor III-Materials Science 303-384-6548
Happs, Renee Research Operations Manager I 303-384-7922
Harvey, Steve Researcher IV-Materials Science 303-384-6613
Hayden, Steven Researcher IV-Materials Science 303-630-5204
Heinselman, Karen Researcher III-Materials Science 303-384-7677
Hermosilla Palacios, Alejandra Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science
Howe, Marisa Chief of Staff 303-384-7906
Jiang, Chun Sheng Senior Scientist 303-384-6687
Johnston, Steven Senior Scientist 303-384-6466
Jungjohann, Katherine Group Research Manager III-Materials Science 303-384-6598
Kang, Albert Researcher 303-384-6667
Kern, Dana Researcher IV-Materials Science 303-275-3284
Khandavalli, Sunilkumar Researcher III-Chemistry 303-384-7239
Lany, Stephan Researcher V-Physics 303-384-6652
Leahy, Ian Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-630-5520
Lott, Hongling Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science
Mahatara, Sharad Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-630-5389
Mangum, John Researcher III-Materials Science 303-275-3616
Mansfield, Lorelle Group Research Manager II-Physics 303-384-7884
Mauger, Scott Researcher V-Chemical Engineering 303-384-7371
Maughan, Annalise Assistant Professor 303-384-6125
McGott, Deborah Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-384-7683
Muller, Matthew Researcher V-Physics 303-384-6412
Muzzillo, Christopher Researcher III-Materials Science 303-384-7983
N Hasan, Syed M Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-275-3925
Norman, Andrew Researcher V-Materials Science 303-384-6483
Ovaitt, Silvana Researcher III-Physics 303-384-6545
Palmiotti, Elizabeth Researcher III-Materials Science 303-384-6616
Palmstrom, Axel Researcher IV-Materials Science 303-275-4725
Parilla, Philip Researcher VI-Physics 303-384-6506
Paul, Goutam Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-630-5510
Perkins, Craig Researcher V-Chemistry 303-384-6659
Quadir, Shaham Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-384-6771
Reese, Matthew Researcher V-Physics 303-384-7613
Roberts, Dennice Researcher III-Materials Science 303-384-7204
Rom, Chris Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-384-7269
Rupnowski, Peter Researcher IV-Physics 303-384-7953
Schaefer, Stephen Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-630-5506
Schichtl, Zebulon Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-630-5452
Schutt, Kelly Researcher III-Materials Science 303-384-6494
Smaha, Rebecca Researcher III-Materials Science 303-384-7709
Smeaton, Michelle Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-630-5989
Springer, Martin Researcher III-Materials Science 303-384-7828
Tancin, Ryan Postdoctoral Researcher-Chemical Engineering 303-630-5237
Teeter, Glenn Interfacial and Surface Science Group Manager 303-384-6664
Tellekamp, Brooks Researcher III-Materials Science 303-384-6444
Tenent, Robert Researcher V-Materials Science 303-384-6775
Thodika, Mushir Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-630-5609
Tremolet de Villers, Bertrand Researcher IV-Chemistry 303-275-4138
Watts, Alliston Researcher III-Materials Science 303-275-3808
Yazawa, Kei Postdoctoral Researcher-Materials Science 303-275-3603
Zakutayev, Andriy Researcher V-Physics 303-384-6467
van Schilfgaarde, Mark Research Advisor III-Materials Science 303-630-5416