Chan Charoonsophonsak

Chan Charoonsophonsak

Researcher I ARCEE-Building Science


Chan Charoonsophonsak joined in 2021 as a social and economic analyst for NREL's Alaska Campus in Fairbanks. His work focuses on energy modeling and data analytics. Prior to joining NREL, Charoonsophonsak was a graduate student at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks where he focused on applying Bayesian statistics to impute missing data on atmospheric multivariate time series data from Denali National Park. He has extensive experience with living in the Arctic as he grew up in Utqiagvik, formerly known as Barrow and looks forward to helping communities in the North Slope.

Research Interests

Extreme climate building science

Energy modeling

Building interactions on permafrost


M.S., Statistics, University of Alaska Fairbanks

B.S., Mathematics Concentration in Statistics, University of Alaska Fairbanks