Professor, NTNU, Norway
Michael Muskulus is professor of offshore wind energy technology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, where he teaches design of offshore wind turbines since 2012. With a background in physics and mathematics, his research interests are in bringing advanced mathematical techniques to the analysis of wind turbines, for example in the Advancing BeYond Shallow WaterS (ABYSS) project on support structure optimization, or in the Advanced Wind Energy Systems Operation and Maintenance Expertise (AWESOME) European project. Michael has been Past President of the European Academy of Wind Energy (EAWE) and Vice-Chairman of the Scientific Committee in the Norwegian Research Centre for Offshore Wind Technology (NOWITECH), where he is primarily concerned with the scientific quality and the education of graduate students. He represents NTNU in the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) Joint Programme on Wind Energy and has been involved in organizing the Scientific programme of WindEurope conferences for the past five years.