Peter Young

Powerhouse Office 247, 430 North College Avenue Fort Collins, CO 80524

970-491-5406 Website

Peter Young is a Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering. His
research interests include mathematical system theory, controller
analysis/synthesis methodologies, and applications to microgrids
incorporating clean energy generation and distribution.

Sid Suryanarayanan

1373 Campus Delivery, Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO 80523-1373

970-491-4632 Website

Sid Suryanarayanan is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Colorado State University (CSU). He received the PhD in electrical engineering from Arizona State University in 2004 with a specialization in power systems engineering. He has co-authored over 100 publications in journals and conference proceedings and co-edited two books. He […]

Todd Bandhauer

1374 Campus Delivery Fort Collins, CO 80523

970-491-7357 Website

Dr. Todd Bandhauer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at CSU and the Director of the Interdisciplinary Thermal Science Laboratory ( His expertise and interests include thermal energy systems, electrochemical energy storage and conversion systems, and microscale phase change heat transfer. He is currently leading a team on an ARPA-e project […]

Kristine Bennett

430 N College Avenue Fort Collins, CO 80524

Kirk Evans

2001 Campus Delivery Fort Collins, CO 80523-2001


Kirk was raised on a southeastern Colorado farm. He attended Garden City Community College from 1992 – 1994 as a part of the John Deere Agricultural Technician Program. He began a degree program in the CSU Mechanical Engineering Department in Fall 1997 and began working at the EECL. He became the Lab Manager in Spring […]

Daniel Olsen

Powerhouse Office 207, 430 North College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80524

970-214-9334 Website

Dr. Daniel B. Olsen is an Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Colorado State University (CSU).  He carries out research on new technologies for industrial engines and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the thermal sciences.  He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University.

Bret Windom

Powerhouse Office 250, 430 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524

970-491-7794 Website

After receiving his Ph.D. degree from the University of Florida in August 2009, Dr. Bret Windom was awarded a National Research Council postdoctoral fellowship to work at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Boulder, CO. At NIST, Dr. Windom carried out experiments to measure key physical properties of fuels as they relate […]

Azer Yalin

Powerhouse Office 215, 1374 Campus Delivery Fort Collins, CO 80523


Azer.Yalin@ColoState.EDU Website

Azer Yalin is a Professes in Mechanical Engineering conducting research on laser diagnostics applied to
plasma, combustion, and the environment.

Daniel Zimmerle

1374 Campus Delivery Fort Collins, CO 80523

970-581-9945 Website

Daniel Zimmerle is a Senior Research Associate in the Energy Institute @ Colorado State. Zimmerle was a principal investigator on three major studies of methane emissions in the natural gas supply chain, and for METEC, the ARPA-E MONITOR test facility at CSU.  Additionally, Zimmerle also has major research programs looking at microgrids for remote communities […]

Pam Annis

400 University Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80523


Executive Assistant and Events Coordinator at the Energy Institute