Seminar Recordings

For your convenience, all CREW seminars have been recorded and can be viewed at anytime. The list of CREW seminars is provided below, from the latest to the oldest ones.

Year 2012

Seminar Series: On December 7, 2012, Jay Diffendorfer of USGS Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center gave a talk titled "Understanding and Minimizing Wind Energy-Environment Interactions".
Recording of talk can be viewed on the CREW YouTube channel here.
Posted on December 10, 2012


On November 9, 2012, Wenzhong (David) Gao of Denver University gave a talk titled "Wind Energy Integration - Applications of Energy Storage Systems and Wind Power Fluctuation Smoothing Control".
Recording of talk can be viewed on the CREW YouTube channel here.
Posted on November 9, 2012


On October 19, 2012, Branko Kosovic of NCAR gave a talk titled "Toward Multiscale Simulations of Flows in Atmospheric Boundary Layers for Wind Energy Applications"
Recording of talk can be viewed on the CREW YouTube channel here.
Posted on October 3, 2012


On September 28, 2012, Manish Mohanpurkar of Colorado State University gave a talk titled "Framework for Investigating Impacts of Wind Energy Penetration on Unscheduled Flows in Bulk Interconnections"
Recording of talk can be viewed on the CREW YouTube channel here.
Posted on September 4, 2012


On April 13, 2012, Prof. Dionysios Aliprantis of Iowa State University gave a talk titled "The Vienna Rectifier in Wind Energy Conversion Systems"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
Posted on April 4, 2012


On March 9, 2012, Prof. Wei Qiao of University of Nebraska-Lincoln gave a talk titled "Current-Based Online Condition Monitoring for Wind Turbines."
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
Posted on March 1, 2012


On February 24, 2012, Prof. Mark Balas of Univ. of Wyoming gave a talk titled "Adaptive Control of Utility-Sized Wind Turbines in Operating Regions 2 & 3"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
Posted on February 24, 2012


On January 20, 2012, Dr. Anand Radhakrishnan of MassTech Inc. gave a talk titled "Lidar Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Winds using Aerosol Backscatter Correlation"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
Posted on January 7, 2012

Year 2011

On December 9, 2011, Yuji Yatomi of Mitsubishi gave a talk titled "Wind Condition in the U.S. Great Plains"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
(*Please note* that there are no access restrictions on the video on CREW/CU end. It may be possible that streaming internet video may be blocked at your organization, and will need to contact the IT department to request that it be opened for echo360.colorado.edu (port 1935).)
Posted on December 1, 2011


On November 11, 2011, Larry Flowers of AWEA gave a talk titled "Wind Energy: Colorado's $4B+ Opportunity"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
(*Please note* that there are no access restrictions on the video on CREW/CU end. It may be possible that streaming internet video may be blocked at your organization, and will need to contact the IT department to request that it be opened for echo360.colorado.edu (port 1935).)
Posted on November 1, 2011


On October 7, 2011, Shawn Sheng of NREL gave a talk titled "Wind Turbine Drivetrain Condition Monitoring"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
(*Please note* that there are no access restrictions on the video on CREW/CU end. It may be possible that streaming internet video may be blocked at your organization, and will need to contact the IT department to request that it be opened for echo360.colorado.edu (port 1935).)
Posted on October 1, 2011


On September 9, 2011, Sue Haupt of NCAR gave a talk titled "NCAR's Wind Power Predication System"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
(*Please note* that there are no access restrictions on the video on CREW/CU end. It may be possible that streaming internet video may be blocked at your organization, and will need to contact the IT department to request that it be opened for echo360.colorado.edu (port 1935).)
Posted on September 1, 2011


On April 25, 2011, Paul Heyliger of Colorado State Univ. gave a talk titled "Larger Blades in Bigger Farms: Interactions in Multiple Flexible Turbines"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
(Users need to download Silverlight ( http://www.silverlight.net/ ) to view the presentation.)
Posted on April 10, 2011


On March 28, 2011, Brad Cochran of CPP Wind gave a talk titled "Modeling Airflow over Buildings for Rooftop Wind Turbine Applications"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
(Users need to download Silverlight ( http://www.silverlight.net/ ) to view the presentation.)
Posted on March 10, 2011


On February 28, 2011, Dan Zimmerle of Colorado State Univ. gave a talk titled "Control of Wind Transients in Small Island Power Systems"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
(Users need to download Silverlight ( http://www.silverlight.net/ ) to view the presentation.)
Posted on February 5, 2011


On January 31, 2011, Mark Balas of Univ. of WY gave a talk titled "Adaptive control of utility-sized wind turbines in operating regions 2 & 3"
*** Talk cancelled due to bad weather. ***
Posted on January 10, 2011

Year 2010

On December 3, 2010, Peter Lilienthal of HOMER gave a talk titled "Modeling high penetration of wind power with HOMER"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
Posted on November 10, 2010


On November 5, 2010, Dave Corbus of NREL gave a talk titled "Grid integration on wind energy - The Eastern Wind Integration and Transmission Study"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
Posted on October 11, 2010


On October 1, 2010, Kim Stelson of Univ. of MN gave a talk titled "Hydrostatic transmission of wind power"
Posted on September 9, 2010
Recording of talk can be viewed here.


On August 31, 2010, Michael Amitay of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute gave a talk titled "Flow control for fluid/thermal systems. Test case: vibration control of wind turbine blades"
Recording of talk can be viewed here.
Posted on August 10, 2010


On April 26, 2010, Julie Lundquist of Univ. of Colorado gave a talk titled "Harnessing the power of the wind"
Posted on April 10, 2010


On March 29, 2010, Fort Felker of NREL gave a talk titled "Wind energy research at the National Wind Technology Center"
Posted on March 9, 2010


On February 22, 2010, Sandy Butterfield of Boulder Wind Power gave a talk titled "Wind turbine technology, state of the art and future challenges"
Posted on February 7, 2010


On January 25, 2010, Andy Paliszewski of Siemens gave a talk titled "Siemens wind R&D - Plans for Boulder"
Posted on January 8, 2010