The project brings together a team of engineers, ecologists and policy experts to examine wind farm systems in terms of integrity, performance, ecological impacts and policy issues.
Specifically, the project will address:
The project’s principal investigator is M.V. Sivaselvan, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering. Co-principal investigators are Kathryn Bryk Friedman, director of international research at UB’s Regional Institute and a research associate professor of law and policy in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning; Sarah Delavan, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering; Helen Domske, associate director of the Great Lakes Program at UB; and John Hall and Sonjoy Das, assistant professors in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.