Dirk Van Essendelft

Dirk Van Essendelft is the principal investigator for the integration of AI/machine learning with scientific simulations within the Advanced Computing and Artificial Intelligence Team at the National Energy Technology Laboratory. Dirk's focus is building a comprehensive hardware and software ecosystem that maximizes speed, accuracy, and energy efficiency of AI/ML-accelerated scientific simulations. He sits on the Technical Advisory Group for NETL’s new Science-Based Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Institute (SAMI) and holds degrees in energy and geo-environmental engineering, chemical and biochemical engineering, and chemical engineering.
Dirk Van Essendelft

Posts by Dirk Van Essendelft

Simulation / Modeling / Design

Reducing Power Plant Greenhouse Gasses Using AI and Digital Twins

A variety of techniques are currently being developed that capitalize on the efficiency of AI to fight against climate change and achieve net-zero carbon... 13 MIN READ