David Swanson is a Technology Development Operator at the EERC, where he works on project teams to set up, operate, maintain, and repair bench- and pilot-scale equipment in support of related EERC projects; modifies standard equipment and fabricates new equipment for nonstandard applications; and assists project managers and principal investigators in obtaining project data and results.
David has been with the EERC since fall 2020 and was recently hired permanently. David was interested in his position because he gets to be hands-on with new technology that helps create cleaner energy. He has known about the EERC since he was young; his father, Mike Swanson, has been an engineer with us for many years. Prior to joining our team, David was a Roofer at C.L. Linfoot.
A native of Grand Forks, North Dakota, David enjoys being outside. He appreciates anything that gives him to opportunity to be outdoors, including hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and snowboarding.