Presenters Jan Helsen

Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, OWI-lab


Jan Helsen joined the department of Mechnical Engineering at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in 2014. Within OWI-lab he is coordinating drivetrain monitoring and big data related projects. His main research focus is on the use of big data based analytics for wind turbine drivetrain O&M and design optimization. Before joining VUB Jan managed several research projects with the wind industry, amongst others his post-doctoral project at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) funded by ZF Wind Power, Siemens PLM and IWT on the use of advanced simulation models in a monitoring context. Jan obtained a doctoral degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering sciences at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. This doctoral research funded by ZF Wind Power and IWT was done in close cooperation with National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL).


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