Data Scientist & Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Rob is a data scientist & engineer within NREL’s Scientific Computing and Energy Analysis Directorate. His work focuses on scientific data-driven applications that enable decision makers in understanding clean energy transition scenarios through cost-effective modeling tools, collaborative and exploratory data analytics, and interactive visualizations of large high-dimensional datasets. His team has been involved with identifying opportunities for low-impact solar development, including the technical potential for build out of floating PV at various spatial scales, including a recent publication: “Floating Photovoltaic Systems: Assessing the Technical Potential of Photovoltaic Systems on Man-Made Water Bodies in the Continental United States”. Rob holds a master’s degree in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering.