Call for Abstracts and Papers
Download the book of abstracts: NAWEA2015AbstractBook.pdf (8.5M)
Visit https://vtechworks.lib.vt.edu/handle/10919/52370 for the conference materials collection.
- On the Effects of Directions Bin Size when Simulating Large Offshore Wind Farms with CFD, Peter Argyle, Simon Watson, CREST, Loughborough University
- Aerodynamic Validation of Wind Turbine Airfoil Models in the Virginia Tech Stability Wind Tunnel, Matthew Kuester, Ken Brown, Timothy Meyers, Nanyaporn Intaratep, Aurelien Borgoltz, and William Devenport, Virginia Tech
- Model and Procedures for Reliable Near Term Wind Energy Production Forecast, Jiale Li, Xiong (Bill) Yu, Case Western Reserve University
- Experimental Study of Turbulence Influence on Wind Turbine Performance, Miguel Talavera, Fangjun Shu, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University
A Prescribed-Wake Vortex Line Method for Aerodynamic Analysis and Optimization of Multi-Rotor Wind Turbines, Aaron Rosenberg, Anupam Sharma, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University
The abstract submission deadline has been extended to February 28, 2015.
The theme for the 2015 symposium is "Challenges to achieving 35% of the of North America’s electricity from wind by 2035"
Symposium Sessions are
- Research and Development, and Technology, including presentations on Aerodynamics, Aeroacoustics, Controls, Innovative Systems and Concepts, Reliability, Offshore, etc.
- Electrical Integration, including presentations on issues of achieving high penetration of variable renewables and on energy storage issues
- Atmosphere/Turbine/Wake Interactions, including farm/plant interactions and array effects
- Atmospheric Science of Wind Characterization, and Forecasting
- Public Policy Issues, including presentations, and a panel discussion of issues/problems and how technology can provide solutions, economics of wind
- Environmental and Siting Issues, including presentations, and a panel discussion of issues/problems and how technology can provide solutions
- Workforce Development and Education, including presentations, and a panel discussion from the Education Committee
- Graduate Student Symposium, will be held on June 8, 2015 from 1:00-5:00pm
Prospective presenters are encouraged to submit abstracts summarizing the context, justification, results and conclusions of work that they would like to present at the conference. Presentations in the regular sessions are expected to last half an hour, including set up and questions. Abstracts should be submitted in PDF format, be no less than 500 words and include, as appropriate figures and results.
Submission tracks are: Per the Symposium Sessions above
To submit your abstract: www.manager.cpe.vt.edu/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=18
Abstract Submission Deadline: February 28th, 2015
Notification Deadline: March 28th, 2015