Jason Jonkman
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Jason joined NREL in 2000 and is the lead developer of the FAST and FAST-to-ADAMS preprocessor computer simulation software for modeling the dynamic response of land- and offshore-based wind turbines. He also provides technical support to designers, consultants, and researchers throughout the wind energy industry. He has performed studies to verify and validate the simulation software, has published many papers on wind turbine dynamics, and has assisted in the certification of wind
turbine design loads. He holds a PhD in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from the University of Colorado Boulder.