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Chancellor Marty Meehan, UMass Lowell
Workshop Overview –
Julie Chen and Christopher Niezrecki
Overview of U.S. Department of Energy Wind Power Program
Mark Higgins, Wind Technology R&D Lead, DOE Wind and Water Power Program
Turbine Blade Manufacturing at TPI Composites Inc.
Stephen Nolet, Director of Design Engineering, TPI Composites Inc.
Overview of Wind Research Activities at Sandia National Laboratories
Tom Ashwill, Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia Nat. Laboratories
Two Control Problems in Wind Energy Systems
Mario A. Rotea, Professor and Department Head, University of Texas - Dallas
Lunch (Middlesex/Pawtucket Rooms)
U.S. Wind Market & the Role of Technology Differentiation
Daniel Shreve, Director & Partner, MAKE Consulting
Reception Dinner (Jr. Ballroom)
Growing Tomorrow’s Energy… MORE ENERGY, LESS CO2
Why What You Are Doing, Is So Important To Get Right…
Richard E. Williams, President, Shell WindEnergy Inc.
Full Scale Structural Testing of Wind Turbine Blades: State-of-the-Art and Future Outlook
Nathan L. Post, Engineer – Blade Testing, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Overview of Wind Research Activities at Los Alamos National Laboratories
Curt Ammerman, Technical Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratories Presentation
Overview of Wind Technology Testing Center
Rahul Yarala, Executive Director, Mass. CEC - Wind Technology Testing Center
Panel 6 Summary – Manufacturing
Industry/University Cooperative Research Center and Closing Remarks
Christopher Niezrecki, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UMass Lowell