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Alliston Watts

Researcher II-Materials Science


Alliston Watts joined the NREL Materials Science group in 2020. His work focuses on the durability of emerging fenestration products. Prior to NREL, he spent 7 years with Fraunhofer CSE, a branch of Fraunhofer USA focused on sustainable energy systems. His work focused on research in thermal characterization, material testing, and real-world data acquisition of building envelop technology as well as module-level photovoltaic manufacturing, durability, and characterization.


M.S., Project Management, Northeastern University  

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst