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Dr. Nathan Lima (Assoc)

Dr. Nathan Lima is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Indoor Air Quality and Ventilation Group of the Energy and Environment Division (EED) of the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He graduated from Washington State University, under the mentorship of Dr. Von Walden, Dr. Brian Lamb and Dr. W. Max Kirk, with a Ph.D. in Engineering Science specializing in the effects of a changing environmental climate on the United States stock of residential buildings and their accompanying Indoor Air Quality (IAQ). He joined NIST as a research associate through the Professional Research Experience Program (PREP) in 2022. In his role as a PREP research associate at NIST, Nathan is working with the Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) and American Housing Survey (AHS) databases to identify and update relevant data and models to properly represent the changes in the U.S. housing stock. He is also working on Wildfire and the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) research related to a NIST WUI test burn standard and residential IAQ impacts of WUI fires. His role in these projects involves research design, planning & execution, IAQ instrument deployment, data acquisition & processing, and instrument maintenance and repair.

Created August 17, 2022, Updated January 19, 2024