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WindSTAR brings the innovative research capabilities of leading universities to develop high-impact solutions to key industry challenges. WindSTAR’s goal is decrease cost and increase reliability at all stages of wind power plant development: component fabrication, array design, operations and maintenance.

Leadership Team

Meet Our Leadership Team

Industrial Advisory Board Chairs

  • Ben Rice

    IAB Chair

    Senior Management, Operations Engineering

    Pattern Energy

  • Nick Althoff

    IAB Vice Chair

    Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer 

    GE Renewable Energy