Corey Trujillo is a mechanical engineer, computational fluid dynamics specialist and high-performance computing technician. His current research concerns the remediation of petroleum-contaminated soils with concentrated solar power. Prior to joining the University of Colorado Boulder, he completed his master’s degree at the University of Nevada, Reno where he modeled heat transfer through nuclear fuel canisters. He worked briefly in industry after receiving his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and his B.A. in Spanish from the University of Portland in 2014. Corey enjoys teaching and is an advocate for underrepresented students in STEM. In his free time he enjoys traveling, cooking, and running.