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Ana Dyreson

Postdoctoral Researcher-Electrical Engineering

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Ana’s work focuses on energy-water interactions and environmental stressors on the electricity system, including drought and heat wave events.

Research Interests

Water-energy nexus
Electricity grid operations
Extreme event analysis
Engineering education


PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2018
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northern Arizona University, 2014
B.S., Engineering Mechanics, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2007

Featured Work

Modeling Radiative-convective Cooling Panels for Nighttime Passive Cooling Applications, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 2017.

An Assessment of Blended Learning in Mechanics of Materials, Presented at American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, 2017.

Night sky cooling for concentrating solar power plants, Applied Energy, 2016.

Modeling solar irradiance smoothing for large PV power plants using a 45-sensor network and the Wavelet Variability Model,  Solar Energy, 2014.

Lean Retro-Commissioning: Improving the Effectiveness of the Utility Sponsored Retro-Commissioning Process, Proceedings of the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, 2010.

View all NREL publications for Ana Dyreson.