David Willy, MS
Northern Arizona University
Fluid Dynamics; Resource/PV Power Variability; and Energy Storage
M.S., Engineering, Northern Arizona University, August 2012
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Ohio University, March 2005
David Willy has been an Instructor of Mechanical Engineering since 2012. Through his time as a graduate student at NAU, he has participated on a number of research and educational projects for ISES. David currently provides technical oversight for the NAU Engineering and Business Team competing in the DOE Collegiate Wind Competition in 2014. His current research interests are computational fluid dynamics, compressible gas dynamics, wind turbine aerodynamics, renewable energy Integration, solar resource/PV power variability, and energy storage.
Master’s thesis title: “Power Output Variability and Metrics for Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaics Power Plant”