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Paul Veers

Group Research Manager III-Mechanical Engineering

Paul.Veers@nrel.gov | 303-384-7197

Paul Veers is the Chief Engineer at the NWTC and represents NREL on DOE's Atmosphere to Electrons (A2e) Executive Management Committee. He has worked in the area of wind energy technology since 1980, conducting research on wind energy systems, including atmospheric turbulence simulation, fatigue analysis, reliability, structural dynamics, aeroelastic tailoring of blades, and the evaluation of design requirements. Prior to his role at NREL, he was a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories. Paul has authored over 70 articles, papers, book chapters, and reports, and for twelve years was the Chief Editor for Wind Energy, an international journal for progress and applications in wind power.

Education

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University; M.S. in Engineering Mechanics, University of Wisconsin