Vice President - Grid Solutions, AWS Truepower, a UL Company, United States
Dr. John W Zack is the Vice President of Grid Solutions at AWS Truepower (AWST), a UL Company, and a global leader in renewable energy consulting services. He is also the President, Chief Scientist and co-founder of MESO, Inc., a company that specializes in the development and application of geophysical numerical models in a wide range of industries. In the early portion of his 19 years with AWS Truepower he directed the development of AWST’s operational wind and solar power production forecasting system as well as the MesoMap wind resource assessment system. He currently oversees the delivery and evaluation of operational forecasts as well as efforts to further refine the forecast system and extend its applications. He is the author of numerous articles on atmospheric modeling and forecasting that have been published in scientific journals. He earned a BS degree in meteorology and oceanography from New York University and a Ph.D. in atmospheric sciences from Cornell University.