Mai, Trieu

Trieu Mai
Energy Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory






Primary research interests

Implications of large-scale deployment of renewable energy
Integration of renewable technologies into the power system

Selected publications

National Renewable Energy Laboratory. (2012). Renewable Electricity Futures Study. Hand, M.M.; Baldwin, S.; DeMeo, E.; Reilly, J.M.; Mai, T.; Arent, D.; Porro, G.; Meshek, M.; Sandor, D. eds. 4 vols. NREL/TP-6A20-52409. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Mai, T.; Wiser, R.; Sandor, D.; Brinkman, G.; heath, G.; Denholm, P.; Hostick, D.J.; Darghouth, N.; Schlosser, A.; Strzepek, K. (2012). "Exploration of High-Penetration Renewable Electricity Futures. Vol. 1 of Renewable Electricity Futures Study." NREL/TP-6A20-52409-1. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Brinkman, G.; Denholm, P.; Drury, E.; Ela, E.; Mai, T.; Margolis, R.; Mowers, M. (2012). "Grid Modeling for the SunShot Vision Study." 38 pp.; NREL/TP-6A20-53310.

Ibanez, E.; Mai, T.; Coles, L. (2012). Analyzing the Deployment of Large Amounts of Offshore Wind to Design an Offshore Transmission Grid in the United States. The 11th International Workshop on Large-scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems. Lisbon, Portugal, November 13-15, 2012. NREL Report No. CP-5500-56262.

Denholm, P.; Hand, M.; Mai, T.; Margolis, R.; Brinkman, G.; Drury, E.; Mowers, M.; Turchi, C. (2012). "Potential Role of Concentrating Solar Power in Enabling High Renewables Scenarios in the United States." 29 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-56294.

Mai, T., A. Dhar, and O. Narayan. (2007). "Equilibration and Universal Heat Conduction in Fermi-Pasta-Ulam Chains." Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 184301.

Education + Credentials
Ph.D. in theoretical physics, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, 2007
M.S. in physics, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, 2004
B.S. in physics, University of California, Davis, CA, 2002