WindSTAR is an NSF-funded Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Wind Energy, Science, Technology and Research. A collaboration between UMass Lowell and the University of Texas at Dallas, the Center aims to solve the pressing needs of the wind industry. The Center has partnered with Iowa State University, the Maine Wind Industry Alliance, and Kid Wind to help support the research activities.
The university collaborators in WindSTAR bring significant experience, expertise and resources to perform research in the following areas:
The mission of WindSTAR is to bring together university and industry researchers to conduct basic and applied research on topics important to wind industry members. The Center combines capabilities, facilities, and knowledge to execute projects of interest to industry partners, train students in advanced technologies, and foster a community for industry/university networking and collaboration.