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Nicholas Grundl

Researcher II-Chemical Engineering

Nicholas.Grundl@nrel.gov | 303-275-3228

Research Interests

  • Application of numerical methods to process problems

  • Fuel and chemical production from biomass feedstocks

  • Biochemical conversion of feedstocks


Affiliated Research Programs

  • Algal biofuels techno-economic analysis (contributor)

  • Biochemical platform analysis (contributor)

  • Thermochemical platform analysis (contributor)


Education

  • B.S., Chemical and Biological Engineering (special emphasis on biochemistry and numerical methods), University of Wisconsin at Madison, 20092014


Professional Experience

  • Process Engineer, Biorefinery Analysis, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Bioenergy Center, 2014present

  • Research Engineer, Lightweight Composites, Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology, 2014


Featured Publications

  1. "Improving Efficiency of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Differentiation Platforms Using an Integrated Experimental and Computational Approach," Biotechnology Bioengineering (2013)

  2. "Efficient Generation of Functional Epithelial and Epidermal Cells from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Under Defined Conditions," Tissue Engineering Part C Methods (2013)