Nicholas Brunhart-Lupo

Nicholas Brunhart-Lupo

Researcher IV-Computational Science


Nicholas Brunhart-Lupo is a visualization researcher in the Data, Analysis, and Visualization Group within the Computational Science Center. He develops immersive visualizations in the Energy System Integration Facility's Insight Center, providing other researchers with new ways to explore and analyze complex, high-dimensional data. His current activities include research on collaborative, distributed visualization, immersive interfaces for digital twins, and furthering development of the high performance graphics stacks in the Insight Center.

Research Interests

3D vector field topology

Scientific visualization techniques in immersive spaces

Graphics programming technologies

Low-level development


Ph.D., Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines

M.S., Computer Science, University of Queensland

B.S., Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines

Featured Work

Collaborative Exploration of Scientific Datasets using Immersive and Statistical Visualization, Software Engineering Assembly's Improving Scientific Software Conference (2020)

Chapter 21: The Utility of Immersive VR for Science and Engineering, VR Developer Gems (2019)

Awards and Honors

NREL President's Award (2018)

Contributing member of the PRECISE project team, R&D100 Award (2019)