April 3, 2013 Alumni Breakfast

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Prof. Lucy Pao: Wind Energy Control and Grid-Related Issues

Professor Lucy PaoWind is recognized worldwide as cost- effective and environmentally friendly and is among the world's fastest-growing sources of electrical energy. Despite the amazing growth in global wind power installations in recent years, science and engineering challenges still exist. Professor Lucy Pao of the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering will provide an overview of wind energy systems and highlight topics of growing interest, including coordinated control of arrays of turbines on wind farms, floating offshore wind turbines, and the ability of wind turbines to provide services to help stabilize the frequency of the utility grid.

Join CU Engineering and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory for a special breakfast lecture event and walking tour of the National Wind Technology Center!

NREL’s National Wind Technology Center
18299 West 120th Avenue
Louisville, CO 80027

This event is co-hosted by the NREL and Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering.

Complimentary breakfast will be provided. This event is part of the monthly CU Engineering Alumni Breakfast Series. Each breakfast features a faculty or alumni speaker from a different department or program and is hosted at a convenient Front Range location.

Space is limited! Please RSVP below to reserve your spot, or call 303-492-7190 with questions or to register by phone.

7:15 a.m. Check-in at NWTC entrance building
7:30 a.m. Breakfast served
7:45 a.m. Presentation: Lucy Pao
8:15 a.m. Network with fellow alumni and college faculty/staff
9:00 a.m. Optional one-hour walking tour of NWTC 

U.S. citizens must bring a government-issued photo ID. Non-citizens must bring their passport and visa and will be asked to file additional paperwork (provided upon registration) no later than March 12.


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