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Christopher Niebylski

Christopher Niebylski

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Mr. Niebylski currently supports PNNL work for numerous U.S. Army sponsors, focusing on questions of energy security and resilience. Work includes supporting the development of energy policy for the Army, conducting energy security assessments at DOD installations, performing energy-use analysis and developing technical project concepts to improve the energy security of DOD missions and other Federal stakeholders. He has worked on microgrid technology and project development for over ten years, working on projects ranging from the development of multi-megawatt urban microgrids to prototyping and testing of ruggedized microgrid systems for forward-deployed operations.

Research Interests

  • Microgrids, utility interconnection, and power generation control schemes
  • Energy-use analysis and synthetic load recreation
  • Urban energy systems and distributed generation
  • Transportation networks & urban mobility

Education and Credentials

  • B.A. International Relations / Romance Languages, Bowdoin College, 2001
  • M.A. International Science & Technology Policy, The George Washington University, 2006

Selected Publications


  • Manning, Ben; Levin, Abel; Niebylski, Christopher; Kim, Brian; Nakada, Kazumi. 2014. "Army Expeditionary Camp Energy Modeling: Camp Energy Assessments And Comparisons"
  • Sangillo, David and Niebylski, Christopher. 2014. "Assessment Of Hybrid Power Solutions To Meet Operational Energy Demands"
  • Shirazi, M; Martin, G.; Niebylski, Chris; Bolton, C. 2014. "Consolidated Utility Base Energy (cube) Performance Test Report"


  • Levin, Abel; Penjarla, Nadi; Niebylski, Christopher. 2013. "Assessment Of Microgrid Applications To Tactical Edge Military Operations"

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