David's primary focus at NREL is structural testing of wind turbine rotor blades.
His expertise includes test equipment design, test method development, measurement
uncertainty, and the management of blade test projects. He also works with the NREL
Marine Hydrokinetic group in the areas of risk management and failure analysis. David
is a registered Professional Engineer in Arizona within the discipline of mechanical
engineering; he is also a certified Project Management Professional with the Project
Management Institute. Prior to joining NREL, David was an R&D engineer at Southwest
Windpower and did engineering contract work for renewable energy manufacturers.
M.E. in Engineering Management, University of Colorado at Boulder; B.S. in Mechanical
Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder