Nicholas Wunder

IT Professional III-Advanced Computing


Nicholas Wunder is a Software Engineer for the Data Analysis and Visualization Group in the Computational Science Center. Nicholas began his work at NREL in 2012 in the SULI program working with plug load studies and in 2013 focusing on research of high performance computing as a controllable plug load for demand response events. Nicholas has been on the professional staff since 2015. Since then, his work has expanded to include data architecture, ETL, data streaming, cloud architecture, serverless solutions, interactive visualizations, and full stack web application development for many centers and programs at NREL. ​

Research Interests

Full stack web app development: database, ETL, API, data streaming, microservice architecture, front end frameworks, UI/UX design​

Cloud computing

Lab data integration development

Edge compute


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

Featured Work

Open-Source Framework for Data Storage and Visualization of Real-Time Experiments, IEEE Kansas Power and Energy Conference (2020)

Ab Initio Surface Phase Diagrams for Coadsorption of Aromatics and Hydrogen on the Pt(111) SurfaceThe Journal of Physical Chemistry (2016)