Research Associate, Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES
Mareike Leimeister is an Offshore Wind Engineer with special interest in floating offshore renewable energy systems. She studied B.Sc. Renewable Energies (Stuttgart University), holds M.Sc. in Offshore Engineering (TU Delft) and Technology – Wind Energy (NTNU), and graduated in 2020 as Dr.Eng. from the Renewable Energy Marine Structures Centre for Doctoral Training (University of Strathclyde), focusing on reliability-based optimization of floating wind turbine support structures. Since 2017, she is a research associate at Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES, deals with global turbine dynamics, and both coordinates and works on joint research projects, such as AFLOWT on a floating demonstrator.