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Robert Tirawat

Researcher II-Materials Science | 303-384-6360
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Robert joined NREL in 2008 as a student intern for the Advanced Materials team. He has since graduated and was hired as a research technician. Robert helps to develop low-cost, high-performance, high-reliability systems that use concentrated sunlight to generate power. Recently, Robert has been involved developing a high-efficiency solar selective absorber and anti-corrosion coatings.


M.S. (in progress) Material Science, Colorado School of Mines

B.S. Electrical Engineering Technology, Metropolitan State College