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BIO: Bryan Palmintier is a Senior Research Engineer at the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) in Golden, CO. His research explores the integration of renewable and efficient energy systems, with focuses on advanced model development, co-simulation, hardware-in-the-loop testing, and stochastic analysis. Bryan started at NREL as a DoE EERE/SunShot Postdoctoral Fellow with a focus on system-level interactions of high-penetration distributed solar. Prior to NREL and his PhD, he worked with the Energy and Resources Team at Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI); consulted with Energy Solutions in Oakland, CA; spent six years on adjunct faculty and research staff at Santa Clara University’s Robotics Systems Lab; and worked as a staff energy researcher at Stanford University. He also teaches mountaineering and leadership for the National Outdoor Leadership School and has supported fish research at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, built satellites for Stanford’s Space Systems Development Lab, and designed hybrid rockets at the Naval Center for Space Technology. He holds a PhD in Engineering Systems from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, US, a degree of Engineer in mechanical engineering (2004) and an M.S. in aero/astro engineering (2000) from Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA and a B.S. in aerospace engineering (1996) from Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, USA.