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Annika Eberle

Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering

Annika.Eberle@nrel.gov | 303-384-6932

Annika Eberle is a member of the Technology Systems and Sustainability Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Postdoctoral Researcher
On staff since October 2015
Phone number: 303-384-6932
E-mail: annika.eberle@nrel.gov

Areas of expertise

  • Estimating air pollutant emissions generated during biofuel feedstock production
  • Developing computational models of biological systems
  • Performing sustainability audits of university campuses

Primary research interests

  • Sustainability analysis
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Fluid-structure interaction
  • Bio-inspired materials and design

Education and background training

  • Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2015
  • M.S. in mechanical engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2012
  • B.S. in engineering, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, 2009

Prior work experience

  • Graduate Intern, NREL, Golden, CO (2015)
  • Research & Teaching Assistant, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, (2013-2015)
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellow, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (2010-2013)
  • Research Assistant, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA (2007-2009)

Selected publications

Eberle A., B. Dickerson, P. Reinhall, and T. Daniel. "A new twist on gyroscopic sensing: body rotations lead to torsion in flapping, flexing insect wings." Journal of the Royal Society's Interface 12, no. 104 (March 2015). doi:10.1098/rsif.2014.1088

Eberle A., P. Reinhall, and T. Daniel. "Fluid-structure interaction in compliant insect wings." Bioinspiration and Biomimetics 9, no. 2 (May 2014). doi:10.1088/1748-3182/9/2/025005

Eberle A., K. Quinn, and L. Bassman. "Free Coiling in Tendril-Bearing Plants." Paper presented at the 6th Plant Biomechanics Conference, Cayenne, French Guiana, November 2009.

Bagdonas N., L. Baranowski, M. Blouin, M. Brunswick, A. Eberle, R. Haag, K. Hodges, H. Huff, H. Jackson, T. Murakami, B. Oegema, C. O'Hanlon, E. Peterson, C. Tom, and D. Zucker. 2007. Environmental Audit of the Claremont Colleges. Claremont, CA: Claremont University Consortium.