Research Accomplishments


Research Accomplishments

POWER-US Accomplishments

POWER-US Accomplishment - Energy Policy & Economics

Energy Policy & Economics

Expertise in energy and economic policy, regulation and implementation.

Partners involved:
UMass Boston Sustainable Solutions Lab, Woods Hole Oceangraphic Institute, UMass Amherst, Tufts University

POWER-US Accomplishment - Workforce Development

Workforce Development

Job Creation for a new marine industry.

Partners involved:
UMass Boston, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Bristol Community College

POWER-US Accomplishment - Wind Energy Education

Wind Energy Education

Educating wind energy leaders for over 40 years.

Partners involved:
UMass Amherst, NSF, IGERT

POWER-US Accomplishment - Hurricane Risk Assessment

Hurricane Risk Assessment

Mitigating risk ensures affordable energy security.

Partners involved:
Northeastern University, NSF, MassCEC, Tufts University, UMass Amherst

POWER-US Accomplishment - Ocean Siting and Monitoring

Ocean Siting and Monitoring

World leading ocean expertise.

Partners involved:
UMass Dartmouth, UMass Boston, Woods Hole Oceanographic Insitution

POWER-US Accomplishment - Structural Health Monitoring

Structural Health Monitoring

New technologies for safe and reliable operation.

Partners involved:
UMass Lowell, NSF, MassCEC, WindSTAR, 

POWER-US Accomplishment - Structural Control


Structural control devices to reduce the cost of energy.

Partners involved:
UMass Amherst, GE, Glosten, NREL, MIT, DOE, Texas Tech University

POWER-US Accomplishment - Composites Manufacturing

composites manufacturing

Strategic growth of US manufacturing.

Partners involved:
UMass Lowell, University of NH, Iowa State University, University of Delaware, Rensselaer

POWER-US Accomplishment - WindSTAR


The only NSF funded center on wind energy.

Partners involved:
UMass Lowell, UT Dallas, NSF

POWER-US Accomplishment - Design Tools and Standards

Design Tools and Standards

Establishing and advancing design and innovation.

Partners involved:
Northeastern University, Tufts University, UMass Amherst

POWER-US Accomplishment - Large-Scale Testing

Large-Scale Testing

Infrastructure innovation requires large-scale testing.

Partners involved:
Northeastern University, UMass Lowell, Tufts University, MassCEC, Univeristy of Maine, Clemson University, UMass Amherst

POWER-US Accomplishment - Ocean Test Bed

Ocean Test Bed

A national resource for offshore testing and innovation.

Partners involved:
UMass Dartmouth, NREL, NSF, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Tufts University

POWER-US Accomplishment - System-Level Framework

System-level Framework

The design of offshore wind's heavy infrastructure.

Partners involved:
Massachusetts Maritime Academy, UMass Boston, Umass Amherst, Northeastern University, UMass Dartmouth, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Tufts University, Bristol Community College, UMass Lowell