About Scott A. Roberts, Ph.D.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2009
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of Kansas, 2004

Experience

  • Sandia National Laboratories
    • 2021 – Present, Distinguished Research and Development Chemical Engineer, Thermal/Fluid Component Sciences Department
    • 2016 – 2021, Principal Research and Development Chemical Engineer, Thermal/Fluid Component Sciences Department
    • 2015, Senior Research and Development Chemical Engineer, Thermal/Fluid Component Sciences Department
    • 2015, Manager (acting), Computational Thermal and Fluid Mechanics Department
    • 2013 – 2015, Senior Research and Development Chemical Engineer, Fluid Sciences and Engineering Department
    • 2011 – 2013, Senior Research and Development Chemical Engineer, Thermal and Fluid Processes Department
    • 2010 – 2011, Postdoctoral Appointee, Thermal Fluid and Processes Department
  • University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
    • 2004 – 2009, Graduate Research Assistant
  • ExxonMobil
    • 2004, Research Intern, ExxonMobil Process Research
    • 2003, Process Engineering Intern, ExxonMobil Chemicals

Professional

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage (2021 – Present)
  • External Advisory Board, University of Kansas Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering (2019 – Present)

Awards

  • 2019, National Nuclear Security Administration Defense Programs Award of Excellence, Thermally Activated Battery Simulator
  • 2018, Employee Recognition Award – Collaborative Design of Thermal Battery Simulation Software Team (Team Representative)
  • 2018, Employee Recognition Award – High-Flux Concentrating Solar Reactor for Testing Advanced Materials Under Extreme Environments Team
  • 2014, R&D 100 Award – Goma 6.0
  • 2013, Employee Recognition Award – Thermal Battery Code Integration Team
  • 2012, Employee Recognition Award – Novel Railgun Design Team

Publications