Welcome to my Atmosphere and Energy Research Group (AERG) page. We use numerical models to simulate atmospheric processes that are relevant to renewable energy, in particular wind energy.
These are the people that are or have been part of AERG:
- Joseph Brodie, PostDoc, 2016-current;
- Winston Wu, PhD student, 2016-current;
- Mojtaba Moghani, PhD student, 2016-current;
- Ahmad R. Vasel-Be-Hagh, PostDoc, 2015-current;
- Francisco Santos-Alamillos, PostDoc, 2015-2016;
- Chi Yan, PhD student, Physical Ocean Science and Engineering, 2014-current;
- Yang Pan, PhD student, Ocean Engineering, 2014-current;
- Niranjan Ghaisas, PostDoc, 2014-2015;
- Adam Crosby, Undergraduate student, Environmental Science, 2013, 2014;
- Shengbai Xie, PhD student, Ocean Engineering, 2012-2015;
- Sina Mirzaei Sefat, PostDoc, 2012-2013.
Below is an example of our Large-Eddy Simulations of the turbulent wakes generated by an array of wind turbines at the Lillgrund offshore wind farm in Sweden. This is a horizontal cross-section of instantaneous 90-m wind speed for the control case with southwesterly wind.