Paul Meyer joined NREL's Building Energy Science Group in 2020. His research focuses on the synthesis of materials for applications in air conditioning and moisture storage for buildings.

Prior to joining NREL, Paul completed his doctoral work at The University of Texas at Austin. He studied the use of block copolymers for membranes and battery separators, and the development of high-resolution photoresists in photolithography applications.

Research Interests

Materials for atmospheric water harvesting

Thermal energy storage

Materials for HVAC systems

Desiccant dehumidification


Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University

Featured Work

Polystyrene-Based Gyroid Membranes—A Progress Report, Materials Research Society (2019)

Pitch-Division Photolithography at 365 nm, American Chemical Society (2019)

Four-fold increase in epoxide polymerization rate with change of alkyl-substitution on mono-µ-oxo-dialuminum initiatorsPolymer Chemistry (2017)