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Willy Bernal Heredia

Electrical and Mechanical Engineer

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Willy joined NREL in 2015 with a focus on controls and on co-simulation tools for energy-efficient buildings. He has co-developed MLE+, a co-simulation toolbox for design and deployment of energy-efficient buildings controls. Willy was an intern at NREL, developing the framework to model whole-campus dynamics to coordinate and synchronize its multiple loads.

Prior to joining NREL, Willy was the lead controls engineer for Lit Motors where he focused on developing the controls for a self-balancing two-wheel electrical vehicle.


M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

M.S. Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania

B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

B.S. Mechanical Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania