Senior Manager for Science Enabled Engineering
Curt Nilsen is the Senior Manager for the Science Enabled Engineering group at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, California. The group has four departments: Thermal/Fluid Science & Engineering, Mechanics of Materials, Multi-Physics Modeling and Simulation, and Gas Transfer Systems. The core mission of the group has a number of supporting capabilities including experimental mechanics and diagnostics, computational mechanics, structural modeling and simulation, verification and validation techniques, and theory & analysis including conduction, convection, radiation heat transfer, and fluid mechanics. Mr. Nilsen holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Oregon State University and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Davis. Mr. Nilsen is listed in Oregon State University’s Engineering Hall of Fame as a member of the 1998 Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers.
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