Adam Keester


Adam Keester

R&D Mechanical Engineer


Adam Keester is a research and development (R&D) engineer in the Water Power Technologies Program at Sandia National Laboratories. Adam’s research focuses on developing open-source software, numerical modeling and data processing. His current work involves the development and support of open-source software for wave energy converter applications (WEC-Sim) and for marine energy data processing (MHKiT). He also provides modeling support and technical guidance for marine energy projects through the TEAMER program.

Adam received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2019 and 2020. His graduate work focused on computational fluid dynamics for atmospheric boundary layers and numerical modeling of wave energy converter hydrodynamics and power take-off systems.