Ana Dyreson

Ana Dyreson


  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering Northern Arizona University
  • BS, Engineering Mechanics, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Areas of Expertise

  • Solar photovoltaic and thermal power plants
  • Electricity grid operational modeling
  • Energy-water nexus

Research Interests

  • Grid integration under high penetrations of wind and solar energy
  • Drought and heat impacts on power systems
  • Thermal power plant modeling
  • Hybrid power plant value propositions
  • Electricity load modeling