Andrew Koehler

MS/PhD Student in Environmental Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, and NREL Energy Fellow

Andrew Koehler


MS/Ph.D., Environmental Engineering Beginning Fall 2018, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado

B.A., Chemistry and Physics (2017), Coe College


Andrew joins the Strathmann Research Group in the Fall of 2018 as a graduate of Coe College, where he received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and physics. As an undergraduate, Andrew conducted computational materials science research on glasses and crystals at Coe and studied advanced oxidation processes under Prof. David Cwiertny at the University of Iowa. While at Colorado School of Mines, Andrew will be co-advised by Drs. Timothy Strathmann and Derek Vardon and will pursue his research interests in water remediation and bioenergy at CSM and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Prior to joining the Strathmann Research Group, Andrew will be in Sri Lanka on a Fulbright Grant where he will teach English and learn about Sri Lanka’s renewable energy infrastructure, along with their advances and challenges in water resource management. In his free time, Andrew enjoys reading, swimming, and spending time outdoors.

Select Awards

NREL Energy Fellowship, 2017

Fulbright U.S. Student Award, 2017