Senior Systems Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Stephen Frank, Ph.D., joined National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in May 2013 and works in the Commercial Buildings Research Group. Stephen's areas of expertise are electric power distribution systems, DC power systems, linear and nonlinear optimization, and energy informatics. He has four years of experience with data modeling and energy analytics, including deep knowledge of Project Haystack.
Prior to joining NREL, he completed his doctorate at Colorado School of Mines. His dissertation research developed analysis and optimization techniques for maximizing the energy efficiency of electrical distribution systems in commercial buildings using a mixture of AC and DC distribution.