Workshop: The Future of Wind Turbine Digital Twins
Eric Hines, Ph.D., P.E. directs the offshore wind energy graduate program at Tufts University, where he is Professor of Practice and the Kentaro Tsutsumi Faculty Fellow in civil and environmental engineering. Eric has over twenty years of experience engineering innovative infrastructure. Major offshore wind related projects include: the Wind Technology Testing Center in Charlestown, MA; the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal; Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Research (POWER-US); Digital Twinning the Block Island Wind Farm; and Transmission Expansion Planning for U.S. Offshore Wind. He studied engineering and public policy as an undergraduate at Princeton University and as a Fulbright Fellow in Germany. He holds a Master of Science in applied mechanics and a doctorate in structural engineering from the University of California, San Diego.