Brian Mirletz

Brian Mirletz

Researcher III-Software Engineering


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Brian Mirletz is a member of the Distributed Systems and Storage Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. He joined NREL in 2020 and brings experience in modeling, optimization, and controls from the robotics industry to techno-economic performance models for the System Advisor Model.

Research Interests

System analysis and modeling

Technoeconomic analysis for photovoltaic and storage systems

Robotics

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

Professional Experience

Anthropomorphism Engineer, Catalia Health (2015–2020)

Featured Work

"Goal-Directed CPG-Based Control for Tensegrity Spines with Many Degrees of Freedom Traversing Irregular Terrain,” Soft Robotics (2015)

Towards Bridging the Reality Gap Between Tensegrity Simulation and Robotic Hardware, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (2015)

Adaptive Central Pattern Generators for Control of Tensegrity Spines with Many Degrees of Freedom, Ph.D. Dissertation for Case Western Reserve University (2016)

Patents

Method and system for patient engagement, U.S. Patent No. US10452816B2 (2019)