Castro, Daniel


Office: 92M-B105

Phone: (805) 756- 0676

Castro, Daniel

Research Interests

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning systems and equipment designNuclear power and nuclear plant decommissioning Compressor and turboexpander design and optimizationMaster’s Thesis: Development of a Model and Optimal Control Strategy for the Cal Poly Central Plant and Thermal Energy Storage System –  March, 2016

Professional Experience

Atlas Copco Mafi Trench: product development engineer, August 2020 – Sept 2021PG&E / Diablo Canyon Power Plant: Senior mechanical engineer, April 2012 – August 2020TKSC Consulting Engineers: HVAC design engineer, November 2009 – August 2011General Physics: Vandenberg Air Force Base consulting engineer, December 2007 – October 2009


B.S. Mechanical Engineering – Cal Poly, 2007; M.S. Mechanical Engineering – Cal Poly, 2016; M.B.A – Cal Poly 2016

Professional Certifications

Licensed Mechanical Engineer, M-36482 – California Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (2013 – Present)