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Daniel Olis

Researcher V-Mechanical Engineering


Dan Olis is a mechanical engineer with experience in mechanical and systems design, plant operations, testing and commissioning, and project management. Currently, Dan’s focus is techno-economic analyses of renewable energy systems, systems integration, and project development.

Dan has supported work for the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of the Interior, National Park Service, and the Environmental Protection Agency in the continental U.S., Caribbean, and Pacific islands.

Research Interests

High penetration renewables

Energy systems integration in remote power systems and microgrids.


B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison

B.A. Liberal Arts, Beloit College