Daniel Zimmerle

Daniel Zimmerle is a Senior Research Associate in the Energy Institute at Colorado State. He leads research in remote community microgrids, including projects with Mesh Power Rwanda, the integration of renewables into distribution systems and associated power research. He also does extensive work on greenhouse gas emissions from natural gas.  

Dan is an ‘accidental academic’ who has worked over 20 years in industry, including experience as both a division general manager and R&D manager in a wide variety of organizations, many of which had international operations.  

He holds a BSME and MSME from North Dakota State University.