Derek Berry is a Senior Engineer at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado and the Director of the Wind Turbine Technology Area within the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) – a new National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI). For the previous six years, he was the NREL Engineering Supervisor at the Wind Technology Testing Center (WTTC) located in Boston, Massachusetts, where he was responsible for large scale wind turbine blade test engineering operations. He also currently serves as the United States delegate to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) technical committees for Full Scale Wind Turbine Blade Structural Testing (IEC 61400-23) and for Wind Turbine Blade Design and Manufacturing (IEC 61400-5). Prior to joining NREL, Derek spent 15 years as a wind blade design, manufacturing and testing engineer at TPI Composites in Warren, Rhode Island. Derek is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy with a degree in aeronautical engineering.