1101 Monroe Dr. Apt C

Boulder, CO 80303

(703) 217-7434


Richard D. Moutoux







MS Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder

     -Thesis: “Wind Integrated Compressed Air Energy Storage in Colorado”

     -Specialization in Power Engineering for Renewable Energy Systems

     -GPA: 3.97/4.0, expected graduation December 2007

     -Courses include Energy Conversion, Power Quality, Power Electronics, Wind Energy

MS Systems Engineering, University of Virginia, August 2004 (GPA 3.55/4.0)

     -Thesis: “Risk-Based Management of Hurricane Preparedness for a Highway Agency”

BS Systems Engineering, University of Virginia, May 1999 (GPA 3.3/4.0; Major 3.7/4.0)




University of Colorado at Boulder                                                    August 2005 – Present


Research Assistant in Energy Storage:

     -Investigating various technologies for storing electrical energy

     -Particular interest in integrating energy storage technologies with renewable energy

     -Lead investigator on project to integrate wind with Compressed Air Energy Storage

     -Support for project examining potential pumped hydro energy storage in Colorado

2007 IEEE International Future Energy Challenge (IFEC):

     -Team developed a motor/generator to function as starter and alternator in hybrid car

     -Won the “Outstanding Educational Achievement” Award at competition finals


Booz Allen Hamilton                     December 2001 – February 2005, Summers 1998, 1999


Technical Consultant for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA):

     -Served as a consultant on various microsensor, RF, Radar, and Chem/Bio programs

     -Conducted field tests and analyzed test results for various radar projects

     -Developed test reports and briefings for clients

     -Managed the implementation of sensors in the field

     -Oversaw the efforts of other contractors

     -Significant client interaction


University of Virginia                                                             September 1999 – May 2001


Research Assistant – Center for Risk Management of Engineering Systems:

     -Worked on hurricane recovery project for the Virginia Department of Transportation

     -Developed a methodology for prioritizing highway recovery following a disaster

     -Implemented this technology for the Hampton Roads district of VDOT




-Head Coach, University of Colorado Club Wrestling Team, 2005-2007

-Association of Old Crows (Electronic Warfare and Information Operations Association)

-Ballston Toastmasters (club sponsored by Toastmasters International)

-Omega Rho Honor Society (Systems Engineering honor society)

-Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll (all four years of wrestling at U. of Virginia)




Moutoux, R. 2007.  Wind Integrated Compressed Air Energy Storage in Colorado.  Master’s thesis, University of Colorado at Boulder.  Publication pending. 

Barnes, F., M. Gupta, G. Martin, and R. Moutoux. 2007.  A Joint Design Project between Students at CU-Boulder and IIT-Delhi.  Presented at FIE in October 2007.

Moutoux, R. and F. Barnes. 2007.  Wind Integrated Compressed Air Energy Storage – Case Study in Colorado.  Presented at EESAT in September 2007. 

Martin, G., R. Moutoux, M. Myat, R. Tan, G. Sanders, and F. Barnes. 2007.  Integrated Starter-Alternator System Based on a Pole-Changing Induction Machine.  Presented at VPPC in September 2007. 

Moutoux, R. 2004.  Risk-Based Management of Hurricane Preparedness for a Highway Agency.  Master’s thesis, University of Virginia. 

Cole, A., R. Moutoux, T. Riley, and J. Terrell 1999.  Applications for High Temperature Super-Conducting Filters.  Presented at MILCOM in October 1999. 

Moutoux, R. 1999.  Creating an Optimal Prioritization Plan for the Post-Hurricane Recovery of the Highways in the Suffolk District of Virginia.  Undergraduate thesis, University of Virginia.