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Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UMass Amherst

My expertise is in the area of offshore wind energy, with a specific focus on the modeling and optimization of floating offshore wind turbines. I am a member of the Wind Energy Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, which was founded in 1973 and is the longest running wind energy program in the U.S.


  • 2009–present
    Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • 2007–2008
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Technical University of Delft


  • 2007 
    University of Massachusetts Amherst, PhD
  • 2004 
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S.
  • 2002 
    Princeton University, BSE