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Ryan Meyer

Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering

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Ryan joined NREL in 2018 as a research engineer in the Commercial Buildings Research Group. His expertise is in commercial building mechanical system design, building energy simulation, and numerical techniques that provide detailed and real-time information about the dynamic indoor environment. Currently, Ryan focuses on several efforts including modeling in a co-simulation environment for hardware-in-the-loop experiments and applications, as well as modeling and developing tools for load flexibility technologies for grid-integrated efficient buildings.

Prior to joining NREL, Ryan worked as a design engineer and energy consultant, including work with multiple utility-sponsored commercial new construction incentive programs around the country.

Research Interests

Grid-interactive and efficient buildings

Cosimulation and hardware-in-the-loop applications


Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming

M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming

B.S. Engineering, Miami University of Ohio

Featured Work

Provide detailed and real-time indoor environmental information using POD-LSE and limited measurements, Energy and Buildings (2014)

Use of proper orthogonal decomposition and linear stochastic estimation technique to investigate real-time detailed airflows for building ventilation, Indoor and Built Environment (2014)

Experimental investigation of assumptions used to quantify airflows through a window under cross natural ventilation, International Journal of Ventilation (2014)

An overview of unsteady analysis techniques for natural wind turbulence and its effects on natural ventilation, International Journal of Ventilation (2014)