Offshore Wind Cost Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Dr. Matt Shields is an Offshore Wind Cost Engineer at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. He leads the lab's work on offshore wind techno-economic analysis, which involves developing cost models, analyzing market and technology trends, and projecting future costs. He has conducted analysis on the cost impacts of turbine and plant upsizing, supply chain opportunities for the domestic offshore wind industry, floating wind marine logistics, and feasibility assessments for novel technological solutions. Dr. Shields received his Ph.D in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Florida in 2014 and was a faculty member at Seattle University prior to joining NREL.
Thursday, July 9, 2020
11:10 AM – 11:50 AM