CSU faculty affiliated with the Energy Institute represent a wide range of academic and research disciplines, from engineering and environmental science to human health, economics, psychology, and beyond. Explore our faculty research expertise and department connections in this interactive network map, or continue to the faculty and staff directory below.

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Energy Institute Administrative Team

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Bryan Willson

Executive Director

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Jason Quinn

Operating Director

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Kirk Evans

Director of Engineering

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Lynsey Bosch

Associate Director of Operations

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Hilary Klein

Associate Director of Engagement

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Mike Estergard

Educational Outreach Coordinator

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Erin Kelley

Operations Manager

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Juleen Parks

Business Manager

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Èva Hybiak

Financial Coordinator

Kerry Greeno

Accounting Technician

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Kyle Dunbar

Development Director

Energy Institute Research Team

Below staff are employed by the Energy Institute.

NameTitleEmail
Dan ZimmerleMethane Emissions Technology and Evaluation Center Director[email protected]
Kate LaugheryAssociate Director[email protected]
Ryan BrouwerMETEC Facility Manager[email protected]
Jenna BrownResearch Associate [email protected]
Ryan CleavesResearch Associate [email protected]
Anindita ChakrabortyResearch Associate[email protected]
Rachel DayResearch Associate[email protected]
Aidan DugganResearch Associate[email protected]
Jerry DugganResearch Scientist[email protected]
Ethan EmersonResearch Scientist[email protected]
Daniel FleischmannMETEC Instrument Tech[email protected]
Wendy HartzellProject Manager[email protected]
Anna HodshireResearch Scientist[email protected]
Winrose MollelResearch Associate[email protected]
Stuart RiddickResearch Scientist[email protected]
Arthur SantosResearch Scientist[email protected]
Tim VaughnResearch Scientist[email protected]
Mark JamesLab Technician[email protected]
Whitney WeberProgram Coordinator[email protected]
John MiziaRapid Prototyping Lab Director[email protected]
Matt WillmanResearch Associate[email protected]
Aidan DugganResearch Associate[email protected]
Jenna BrownResearch Associate[email protected]
Chris Lute
Research Engineer[email protected]
Paul Francisco
Senior Research Associate[email protected]

Directory of Affiliated Faculty and Staff

The Energy Institute has affiliated experts in a wide range of topics including: energy extraction, generation, and production; energy transmission, distribution, and storage; energy conversion and storage; energy end-use technologies; energy policy; energy finance; environmental topics related to energy and climate (air and water quality, land/mine reclamation, etc.); developing world access to energy; energy humanities; sociotechnical issues related to energy and climate; soil carbon, food, energy, and water (FEW), and energy innovation and entrepreneurship. A full list of associated faculty and staff is provided below.

For general contact information for the Energy Institute or the Powerhouse Energy Campus, visit our contact page.

First NameLast NameCSU DepartmentAreas of ExpertiseLocated at Powerhouse?
AjayMenonCSU VenturesInnovation/Entrepreneurship
PatriciaAloise-YoungPsychologyHuman DimensionsPowerhouse icon
ChuckAndersonComputer ScienceHuman Dimensions
MazdakArabiCivil & Environmental EngineeringEnvironment
RickAsterGeosciences Generation/Production
LynnBadiaEnglishHuman Dimensions
Jeff BandarChemistryConversion/Storage
ToddBandhauerMechanical EngineeringEnd-usePowerhouse icon
KurtBarthMechanical EngineeringGeneration/Production
ClayBellEnergy InstituteTransmission/Distribution, Environment, Global Energy AccessPowerhouse icon
RossBeveridgeComputer ScienceTransmission/Distribution
TamiBondMechanical EngineeringEnvironment, Human DimensionsPowerhouse icon
ThomasBorchSoil and Crop SciencesEnd-use
ThomasBradleySystems EngineeringTransmission/Distribution, End-usePowerhouse icon
PhilippeBrunetManagementInnovation/Entrepreneurship
JamesCaleSystems and Electrical & Computer EngineeringTransmission/DistributionPowerhouse icon
KenCarlsonCivil & Environmental EngineeringEnvironment
EllisonCarterCivil & Environmental EngineeringEnvironmentPowerhouse icon
AnpingChenBiologyEnvironment
MaggieClarkEnvironmental & Radiological Health SciencesEnvironmentPowerhouse icon
TimCoburnSystems EngineeringTransmission/Distribution, Conversion / Storage, Finance, PolicyPowerhouse icon
RichardConantEcologyGeneration/Production, Environment
SteveConradSystems EngineeringGeneration/Production, Environment, Conversion / StoragePowerhouse icon
DanielCooleyStatisticsEnvironment
JenniferCrossSociology Human DimensionsPowerhouse icon
JeremyDailySystems EngineeringEnd-use, Transmission/DistributionPowerhouse icon
Jose de la Venta GrandaPhysicsEnvironment
ThomasDean Business and School of Global Environmental SustainabilityGlobal Energy Access, Policy, Innovation/Entrepreneurship
SusanDe LongCivil & Environmental EngineeringGeneration/Production
BruceDraperComputer ScienceEnd-use
JerryDugganEnergy InstituteTransmission/Distribution, EnvironmentPowerhouse icon
CiprianDumitracheMechanical EngineeringEnvironmentPowerhouse icon
KamranEftekhari ShahroudiSystems EngineeringInnovation/EntrepreneurshipPowerhouse icon
SvenEgenhoffGeosciences Generation/Production
FathallaEldali Electrical & Computer EngineeringHuman Dimensions
JohnElderFinance & Real EstateFinance
DonEstepStatisticsGeneration/Production, Environment
DelphineFarmerChemistryEnvironment
JuanFelipe Rodríguez RuedaMechanical EngineeringGeneration/Production, Transmission/DistributionPowerhouse icon
ThomasFoustMechanical EngineeringGeneration/Production
Paul FranciscoEnd-use, Human DimensionsPowerhouse icon
JoeGerschComputer ScienceTransmission/Distribution
ScottGlickConstruction ManagementEnd-use
JayHammSoil and Crop SciencesEnd-use
JudithHannahGeosciences Generation/Production
StephenHayneBusinessTransmission/Distribution
Todd HeadleyCSU VenturesInnovation/Entrepreneurship
ChuckHenryChemistryEnvironment
DanielHerberSystems EngineeringGeneration/Production
Paul HudnutManagementInnovation/EntrepreneurshipPowerhouse icon
JimIppolitoSoil and Crop SciencesEnvironment
RachelIsamanInstitute for Entrepreneurship Innovation/Entrepreneurship
MarkJamesEnergy InstituteTechnical ManagerPowerhouse icon
ShantanuJathar Mechanical EngineeringEnvironmentPowerhouse icon
AnuraJayasumanaElectrical and Computer EngineeringEnd-use
GaofengJiaCivil & Environmental EngineeringGeneration/Production
Joshua KellerStatisticsEnvironment
AmberKrummelChemistryGeneration/Production, Environment
Christian L'OrangeMechanical EngineeringEnvironment, Global Energy AccessPowerhouse icon
JanLeachBio agricultural Sciences & Pest ManagementEnd-use
TonyMaciejewskiElectrical and Computer EngineeringEnd-use
KurtMackesColorado State Forest ServiceGeneration/Production
DaleManningAgricultural and Resource EconomicsTransmission/Distribution, Environment, Global Energy Access
AdamMayerHuman Dimensions of Natural ResourcesHuman Dimensions, Policy
JohnMcKayBio agricultural Sciences & Pest ManagementEnd-use
AndyMcNallyChemistryConversion / Storage
JessicaMetcalfAnimal SciencesEnd-use
HongMiaoFinance & Real EstateFinance
ErikaMillerMechanical EngineeringHuman Dimensions, Transmission/DistributionPowerhouse icon
GarretMiyakeNatural SciencesGeneration/Production, Environment, Conversion / Storage
JohnMiziaMechanical EngineeringGeneration/Production, Global Energy AccessPowerhouse icon
JeffMuhsInstitute for Entrepreneurship Innovation/Entrepreneurship
JamesNeilsonChemistryEnvironment
JamieNeilsonChemistryGeneration/Production, Environment
SvetlanaOlbinaConstruction ManagementEnd-use
DanOlsenMechanical EngineeringGeneration/Production, Transmission/DistributionPowerhouse icon
VincentPaglioniSystems EngineeringEnd-usePowerhouse icon
ChristosPapadopolousComputer ScienceTransmission/Distribution
CraigPartridgeComputer ScienceTransmission/Distribution
MarkPaschkeForest & Rangeland StewardshipEnvironment
SudeepPasrichaElectrical & Computer EngineeringEnd-use
RobertPatonChemistryConversion / Storage
KeithPaustianSoil and Crop SciencesEnvironment
JenniferPeel Environmental & Radiological Health SciencesEnvironmentPowerhouse icon
JosiePlautInstitute for the Built EnvironmentHuman Dimensions
DavidPrawelMechanical EngineeringEnd-use
Amy PrietoChemistryGeneration/Production, Transmission/Distribution, Conversion / Storage, Innovation/Entrepreneurship
JasonQuinnMechanical EngineeringGeneration/Production, EnvironmentPowerhouse icon
DonRadfordMechanical EngineeringEnd-use
Anthony Rappe ChemistryGeneration/Production, Conversion / Storage
A.R. RaviRavishankaraChemistryEnvironment
IndrajitRayComputer ScienceTransmission/Distribution
KenReardon Chemical & Biological EngineeringGeneration/Production, EnvironmentPowerhouse icon
JohnRidleyGeosciences Generation/Production
Bill RitterCenter for the New Energy EconomyPolicy
BonnieRobertsMechanical EngineeringGeneration/Production
JorgeRoccaElectrical & Computer EngineeringGeneration/Production
MattRoss EcologyEnvironment
JustinSamburChemistryEnvironment
WalajabadSampathMechanical EngineeringGeneration/Production
Ryan ScottPolitical SciencePolicy
SybilSharvelleCivil & Environmental EngineeringGeneration/Production
John SheehanChemical & Biological Engineering
MatthewShoresChemistryGeneration/Production, Environment, Conversion / Storage
ScottShrakeInstitute for Entrepreneurship Innovation/Entrepreneurship
Bill ShusterManagementInnovation/Entrepreneurship
RayeedulSiamEnvironment, Human Dimensions
SteveSimskeMechanical EngineeringEnd-use
JamesSitesPhysicsGeneration/Production, End-use
Holly SteinGeosciences Generation/Production
LisaStrightGeosciences Generation/Production
Sally SuttonGeosciences Generation/Production
TimVaughnMechanical EngineeringTransmission/Distribution, Environment, Global Energy AccessPowerhouse icon
JohnVolckensMechanical EngineeringEnvironmentPowerhouse icon
JoeVon FischerBiologyEnvironment
MatthewWallenstein Soil and Crop SciencesEnvironment
ReaganWaskomColorado Water InstituteGeneration/Production
ZachWellerStatisticsTransmission/Distribution, Environment
BryanWillsonEnergy InstituteGeneration/Production, End-use, Global Energy Access, Innovation/Entrepreneurship
AnderWilsonStatisticsEnvironment
BretWindomMechanical EngineeringTransmission/DistributionPowerhouse icon
RezaNazemiMechanical EngineeringGeneration/Production, Conversion / StoragePowerhouse icon
AzerYalinMechanical EngineeringEnvironmentPowerhouse icon
PeterYoungElectrical & Computer EngineeringEnd-usePowerhouse icon
MostafaYourdkhaniMechanical EngineeringEnd-use
Joe ZadroznyChemistryEnvironment, Conversion / Storage
JianguoZhaoMechanical EngineeringPowerhouse icon
DanZimmerleMechanical EngineeringGeneration/Production, Transmission/Distribution, Environment, Global Energy Access