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Troy Michael Holland

Troy Holland

Phone (505) 667-2147


  • Chemical Science
  • Computational chemistry
  • Computational Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Numerical modeling
  • Coupled multi-physics simulations
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Statistics
  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Uncertainty analysis
  • Computer and Computational Sciences
  • High performance computing
  • Exascale
  • Data-Intensive computing
  • High performance computing
  • Materials
  • Materials behavior in extreme environments,
  • High temperature
  • Materials and process simulation
  • Computational Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Sensitivity analysis


Combustion Modeling

HPC Combustion Modeling

Combustion Chemistry

Heat and Mass Transport

Chemical Engineering




B.S. Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University 2013

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University 2017


LANL Positions

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Computational Earth Sciences EES-16, 2016-Present

Graduate Research Associate, Physics and Chemistry of Materials T-1, 2015-2017


Professional Societies

The Combustion Institute



Holland, Troy  Bhat, Sham  Marcy, Peter Gattiker, James Kress, Joel D.  Fletcher, Thomas H., "Modeling Effects of Annealing on Coal Char Reactivity to O-2 and CO2, Based on Preparation Conditions", ENERGY & FUELS, Vol.31, iss.10, p.10727-10744, OCT 2017.

Holland, T.M., Fletcher T.H., “A Comprehensive Model of Single Particle Pulverized Coal Combustion Extended to Oxy-coal Conditions,” Energy and Fuels 31, 2722-2739 (2017)

Holland, T.M., Fletcher T.H., “Global Sensitivity Analysis for a Comprehensive Char Conversion Model in Oxy-fuel Conditions,” Energy and Fuels 30, 9339-9350 (2016)

Lewis, A. D., Holland T.M., N. R. Marchant, E. G. Fletcher, D. J. Henley, E. G. Fuller, and T. H. Fletcher, “Steam Gasification Rates of Three Bituminous Coal Chars in an Entrained-Flow Reactor at Pressurized Conditions,” Energy and Fuels 29,1479-1493 (2015)

Shrestha, P., Holland, T. M., Bundy, B. “Streamlined extract preparation for Escherichia coli-based cell-free protein synthesis by sonication or bead vortex mixing” Biotechniques 53, 163 (2012)