B.S., Aeronautical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, 1988
M.S., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 1993
Ph.D., Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University California Davis, 2009
Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics
Mechanics of Materials
Structural Testing for Wind Turbine Applications
Wind Turbine Structural Dynamics
Wind Energy Permitting Issues
Wind Turbine Rotor Fragment Risk
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