Research Staff

Learn more about the expertise and technical skills of the wind power research team and staff at NREL.

Name Position Email Phone
Abraham, Aliza Postdoctoral Researcher-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4817
Anstedt, Sheri Professional IV-Writer/Editor/Web Content 303-275-3255
Baranowski, Ruth Researcher III-Market Research Analysis 303-384-6973
Baring-Gould, Edward Program Manager VI-Research 303-384-7021
Barnes, David Research Technician IV-Operate 303-275-4796
Barter, Garrett Group Manager III-Systems Engineering 303-384-7102
Bay, Chris Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6935
Beach, Ryan Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6949
Beiter, Philipp Contingent Worker 303-275-4383
Bergua Archeli, Roger Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7960
Biglu, Michael Postdoctoral Researcher-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6994
Bindel, DiLea Project Manager II-Research 303-275-4935
Bodini, Nicola Researcher III-Physics 303-275-4790
Boro, Troy Research Technician VI-Operate 303-384-7065
Bortolotti, Pietro Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6989
Brunik, Kaitlin Researcher II-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4396
Butler, Rosemary Business Support III-Administrative Associate 303-384-6900
Byrne, Tiffany Professional III-Proposal Development 303-275-4907
Carmo, Lucas Postdoctoral Researcher-Mechanical Engineering 303-630-5687
Carron, William Researcher IV-Systems Engineering 303-384-6957
Churchfield, Matthew Researcher V-High Performance Computing 303-384-7080
Clark, Caitlyn Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering
Clarke, Ryan Postdoctoral Researcher-Chemistry 303-630-5142
Constant, Chloe Project Manager IV-Research 303-384-7535
Cooperman, Aubryn Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7618
Dana, Scott Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7036
Dempsey, Laura Researcher II-Environmental Science 303-630-5313
Deskos, Georgios Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7231
Doubrawa, Paula Researcher IV-Physics 303-384-7261
Draxl, Caroline Researcher V-Physics 303-384-7020
Duffy, Patrick Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7359
Dunn, David Project Manager II-Research 303-384-6789
Edgley, Cyndi Business Support III-Administrative Associate 303-384-6508
Egerer, Ulrike Postdoctoral Researcher-Physics 303-630-5495
Eshuis, Lucas Researcher II-Market Research Analysis 303-275-4428
Farr, Sophie Researcher II-Market Research Analysis 303-275-4149
Fingersh, Lee Jay Researcher V-Electrical Engineering 303-384-6929
Fleming, Paul Researcher VI-Control Engineering 303-384-6918
Frontin, Cory Postdoctoral Researcher-Mechanical Engineering
Fuchs, Rebecca Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4485
Gevorgian, Vahan Senior Research Fellow I-Electrical Engineering 303-384-6940
Goldhor, Robert Research Technician VI-Operate 303-384-7480
Hall, Matthew Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6498
Hamilton, Nicholas Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6945
Hammond, Rob Researcher III-Software Engineering 303-384-6974
Hein, Cris Researcher V-Environmental Science 720-309-9256
Hinojos, Adam Manager I-Business Analysis 303-275-4046
Housner, Stein Researcher II-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-3737
Hughes, Scott Researcher V-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7054
Hur, Jerry Research Technician VI-Operate 303-384-7051
Huskey, Arlinda Group Manager III-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6987
Jager, David Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6954
Johnson, Garth Research Technician VI-Operate 303-384-7160
Johnson, Kathryn Contingent Worker 303-384-7013
Jonkman, Jason Researcher VI-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7026
Keen, Jeremy Researcher IV-Systems Engineering 303-275-4875
Keller, Jon Researcher V-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7011
King, Jennifer Group Research Manager II-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7086
Koralewicz, Przemyslaw Researcher V-Electrical Engineering 303-275-4566
Kotarbinski, Matthew Researcher II-Policy Analysis 303-384-7491
Kuhn, Michael Researcher III-Computational Science 303-384-7235
Kumler, Andrew Researcher II-Physics 303-275-3711
Labuschagne, Hannes Postdoctoral Researcher-Electrical Engineering 303-630-5325
Lambert, Scott Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6916
Lawson, Michael Group Research Manager II-Systems Engineering 303-384-7196
Lemke, Alex Project Manager V-Research Support 303-384-7018
Letizia, Stefano Researcher III-Physics 303-275-3139
Lundquist, Julie Research Professional-Contingent Worker 303-384-7046
MaGill, Charles Researcher V-Cyber Security & Resilience 303-275-4843
Marquis, Melinda Offshore Wind Grid Integration Lead 303-275-4767
Martinez Tossas, Luis 'Tony' Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6944
McDowell, Brinn Researcher II-Decision Support Analysis 303-275-4882
Mendiola, Emanuel Researcher III-Electrical Engineering 303-384-6617
Mendoza, Nicole Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6933
Moriarty, Patrick Group Manager III-Systems Engineering 303-384-7081
Mudafort, Rafael Researcher IV-Software Engineering 303-384-7016
Mulas Hernando, Daniel Researcher II-Mechanical Engineering 303-630-5304
Murdy, Paul Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4982
Murphy, Mark Research Technician VI-Operate 303-384-7161
Musial, Walter Researcher VI-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6956
Neiman, Shelley Business Support IV-Administrative Associate 303-384-6921
Nixon, Steve Project Manager VI-Research Support Lead 303-384-7374
Oteri, Frank Researcher III-Market Research Analysis 303-384-6952
Pao, Lucy Contingent Worker 303-384-6934
Perez, Paula Researcher II-Market Research Analysis 303-275-4504
Platt, Andy Researcher IV-Software Engineering 303-384-6324
Quon, Eliot Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7172
Ringer, Matthew Laboratory Program Manager II-Chemical Engineering 303-275-4469
Ringwall, Jim NWTC EHS POC 303-384-7256
Roadman, Jason Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6992
Roberts, Owen Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7019
Robertson, Amy Group Manager III-Systems Engineering 303-384-7157
Rooney, Samantha Project Manager III-Research 303-384-6924
Rosencrans, David Contingent Worker 303-630-2461
Ryan, Kendra Acting Group Manager 303-384-7624
Rybchuk, Alex Postdoctoral Researcher-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7515
Sanchez Gomez, Miguel Postdoctoral Researcher-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4957
Scholbrock, Andy Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7181
Sethuraman, Latha Researcher IV-Electrical Engineering 303-384-7481
Sheng, Shawn Researcher V-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7106
Shields, Matthew Researcher V-Electrical Engineering 303-384-6179
Simley, Eric Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-275-4484
Simms, Andrew Researcher II-Data Science 720-537-6446
Sinner, Misha Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering
Sirnivas, Senu Researcher VI-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7250
Smith, Brian Laboratory Program Manager, Wind Energy Technologies 303-384-6911
Smith, Elena Researcher II-Decision Support Analysis 303-630-5210
Snowberg, David Researcher V-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6920
Sprague, Michael Chief Wind Computational Scientist 303-384-7184
Stanislawski, Brooke Researcher III-Computational Science 303-275-3671
Starke, Genevieve Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-630-5310
Stefek, Jeremy Researcher III-Environmental Engineering 303-384-7033
Stehly, Tyler Researcher III-Systems Engineering 303-384-7190
Summerville, Brent Researcher IV-Systems Engineering 303-275-4531
Sundeep, Shubham Postdoctoral Researcher-Electrical Engineering 303-384-6761
Swartz, David Research Technician V-Operate 303-384-7175
Thao, Simon Research Technician VI-Operate 303-384-7163
Thedin, Regis Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6908
Tinnesand, Heidi Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7133
Topcuoglu, Ilker Researcher III-Computational Science 303-630-5517
Tusing, Richard Chief Researcher II-Architectural Engineering 202-488-2204
Vaughn, ChristiAnn Project Manager II-Research Support 303-275-4847
Veers, Paul Senior Research Fellow I-Mechanical Engineering
Vijayakumar, Ganesh Researcher IV-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7118
Von Handorf, Clair Project Manager II-Research Support 303-384-6117
Wallen, Robb Researcher V-Electrical Engineering 303-384-7077
Wallen, Sara Research Technician IV-Operate 303-384-7114
Wang, Lu Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-7142
Weber, Jochem Chief Engineer 303-384-7095
Wilde, Scott Flatirons Campus Research Operations Manager 303-384-7074
Xia, Geng Researcher III-Physics 303-384-7247
Young, Don Manager II-ESH 303-384-7144
Zalkind, Daniel Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering 303-384-6657
van Dam, Jeroen Acting Flatirons Campus Laboratory Facilities Research Operations Director 303-384-7009