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Synchronous Offshore Wind Power Courses Via Zoom offered by University of Delaware - beginning week of September 1

The University of Delaware (UD) Center for Research in Wind (CReW) is pleased to announce they will offer two of our innovative offshore wind power courses virtually this fall via Zoom. A third course will be offered beginning in February 2021. The courses are open to both UD and non-matriculated students.

This is an opportunity to study at UD, which has a leading interdisciplinary research and teaching program on offshore wind power, offering a graduate certificate in wind power science, engineering and policy; managing the Offshore Wind Power Skills Academy, which offers intensive soup to nuts professional skills training with a Danish partner; being selected to host the fall 2021 North American Wind Energy Academy (NAWEA)/Windtech conference, and partnering for 10 years with Gamesa (now Siemens-Gamesa) in the ownership and operation of a 2 MW wind turbine on its coastal campus. 

Fall 2020 Course Offerings

  • GEOG413/613.  Wind Power Meteorology (Cristina Archer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • GEOL663. Geologic Aspects of Offshore Wind (John Madsen, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Spring (February) 2021 Course Offerings

  • MAST428/628. Offshore Wind Power (OWP) Science, Engineering and Policy

Enrollment in the graduate certificate program is not a prerequisite and courses may be selected individually, paired or taken as a group.  The Wind Meteorology course has both graduate (600 level) and undergraduate (400 level) sections, while for undergraduates, admission into the graduate section of the Geologic Aspects course is by permission of instructor. 

Format

Participation in Wind Meteorology can be synchronous (recommended) or asynchronous, while Geologic Aspects requires some synchronous participation (but is offered during the evening hours).

The courses are managed through a course content management system (Canvas), which you will be given access to, Zoom, and course recordings uploaded to the class Canvas website.

Fall Course Timing

  • Live classes will generally be offered beginning, September 1
    • Meteorology (T/Th, 3:30-4:45)
    • Geologic Aspects (W, 6:00-8:30)

Registration

  1. First, If you have never taken a credit course with the University or been a UD employee, please  complete the online form at www.udel.edu/quickbio  to establish a student record.  Once you complete the form, you will receive a UD student number, set a password, and your student record will be activated.   If you previously attended UD as a matriculated or non-matriculated student, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request activation and assistance with next steps. 
  2. Next, please complete and submit the registration request form at www.pcs.udel.edu/registration-forms/.  After your request has been processed, you will receive email confirmation, along with new student information.
  3. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have questions or need assistance with registration.