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Delegates are invited to meet and discuss with the poster presenters during the poster presentation sessions between 10:30-11:30 and 16:00-17:00 on Thursday, 19 November 2015.

Lead Session Chair:
Stephan Barth, ForWind - Center for Wind Energy Research, Germany
Pierre-Luc Delafin Cranfield University, United Kingdom
Pierre-Luc Delafin (1) F Takafumi Nishino (1) Lin Wang (1) Athanasios Kolios (1) Theodore Bird (2)
(1) Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom (2) Aerogenerator Project Limited, Sudbury, United Kingdom

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Presenter's biography

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Dr Pierre-Luc Delafin has been working on vertical axis turbines (tidal and wind turbines) for almost 5 years. He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in aerodynamics and CFD in the Centre for Offshore and Renewable Energy Engineering at Cranfield University (UK). He studied fluid mechanics and energetics at Grenoble Institute of Technology for his master degree and obtained his PhD at the French Naval Academy Research Institute. His research is focused on the laminar to turbulent transition phenomenon as well as on the aerodynamic performance of vertical axis wind turbines.


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