Adviser, Kjeller Vindteknikk AS
Rolv Erlend Bredesen holds a M.Sc. in Computational Science and Engineering from the University of Oslo from 2005. In 2004 and 2005 he was an exchange student at the University of Washington, USA studying mesoscale modeling with the WRF model. His main expertise is within fluid mechanics, computer programming, and wind farm development. He has a long experience applying WRF to wind energy applications and lately worked extensively with ice risk analyses. He is participating as the Norwegian member in the IEA Wind Task 19, the expert group on wind power in cold climates for the working period 2016-2018. This work includes creating international guidelines for the safety issue related to ice throw from wind turbines.