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Amy Allen

Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering

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Amy joined NREL in 2018. Her work has focused on the modeling of grid-interactive efficient buildings. She is also pursuing a Ph.D. in architectural engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Prior to joining NREL, she worked as an engineer at kW Engineering in Oakland, CA.

Research Interests

Community-scale energy simulation and optimization

Analysis of high-performance HVAC systems


M.S. Civil Engineering, Stanford University

B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Illinois

Featured Work

Feasibility Analysis of Distributed Generation System for Large University Campus, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (2018)