Organizing Committee: 

  • Kenneth Thomsen (DTU)
  • Peggy Friis (DTU)
  • Bent F. Sørensen (DTU)
  • Ignacio Martí (DTU)
  • Kim Branner (DTU)
  • Christian Bak (DTU)
  • Yukihiro Kusano (DTU)
  • Jakob I. Bech (DTU)

 

Confirmed speakers: 

  • Andrew T Woods (Doncasters, UK) From Aerospace to Renewables - Electroforming and Leading Edge Erosion Protection
  • Anna-Maria Tilg (DTU) Disdrometer data used for Erosion safe mode control
  • Amrit S. Verma (TU Delft, NL) Correlation of rain erosion performance of different coating materials with viscoelastic and mechanical properties
  • Bent F. Sørensen (DTU) Mechanics of interfaces and multi-layered materials
  • Benjamin Buchholz (Fraunhofer IWES, DE) Droplet impact detection in a rain erosion tester – results and validation
  • Charlotte Bay Hasager (DTU) Project "Erosion": Concept and main results
  • Christian Bak (DTU) Inflow Turbulence and Leading Edge Roughness Effects
  • David Maniaci (Sandia National Laboratiry, USA) Predicting Leading Edge Erosion Performance Degradation Through Experimental Measurement and CFD Modeling of Wind Turbine Airfoils
  • David H Nash (University of  Strathclyde, UK) Creation of a single water droplet FEA model for rain erosion and observations of coating property changes during rain erosion testing
  • Fernando Sánchez López (Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera, SP) Material characterisation of wind turbine blade coatings, and the effect of interphase coating–laminate adhesion on rain erosion performance
  • Jakob Ilsted Bech (DTU)  SPIFT testing of leading edge protection 

  • Jamal Zanjani (University of Twente, NL) Leading Edge Protection by Thermoplastics
  • Josué Enríquez (Instituto Tecnológico de Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas Mexico) Aerodynamic and modal analysis of wind turbine blade caused by the effect of erosion
  • Kirsten Dyer and Robbie Herring (ORE Catapult, UK) From the test rig to the offshore environment

  • Laurids Andersen (LM Wind Power, DK) Using NASA EarthData to establish global overview of accumulated rain, rain intensities, total rain time and droplet sizes

  • Lars Ischtschuk (SaertexGmbH, DE) A new hybrid solution for LEP-Systems
  • Leon Mishnaevsky Jr. (DTU)  Computational modelling of leading edge degradation: Materials science aspects
  • Luis Bartolome (TU Delft, NL) Surface roughness progression as the initiation of the erosion on the leading edge of wind turbine blades

  • Martins Ummers (Aerones, LV) Surroundings which accelerates LE wear off and solution to maintain longer durabiity
  • Mark Powell (Armour Edge Solutions, UK) Armour Edge Solutions; Durable and aerodynamically optimal leading edge solution
  • Mohamed Ibrahim (Concordia University, Canada) Prediction of Threshold Conditions in Water Droplet Erosio
  • Motofumi Tanaka (Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, Japan) On erosion resistance of leading edge flow separation control on wind turbine blades
  • Nicolai Frost-Jensen Johansen (DTU) TBA
  • Nick Hoksbergen (University of Twente, NL) Leading edge erosion damage modeling and experimental validation

  • Nikolai Bak Grishauge,  (Siemens Gamesa, DK) Rain Erosion: further research needs seen from an industry perspective
  • Ozlem Ceyhan Yilmaz (SIRRIS, Belgium) Leading edge erosion detection of wind turbines by aero-acoustic noise
  • Patricia Tencaliec (Ventus Engineering GmbH, AT) Leading edge erosion and how to use rotor sensor technology for wind turbine condition monitoring

  • Poul Anker Lübker (Ventus Engineering GmbH, AT) TripleCMAS rotor monitoring system. System for dynamic blade pitch measurement
  • Prieto Raul (VTT, Finland) Fighting blade erosion with data science: WBEAtlas
  • Rebecca J. Barthelmie, Cornell University, Experimental investigations of blade leading edge erosion potential.
  • Saeed Doagou Rad (DTU) Multiaxial high cycle fatigue model of rain erosion of wind turbine blades
  • Sara C. Pryor, Cornell University, Use of dual-polarization RADAR and WRF to characterize blade leading edge erosion potential. 

  • Sergio Campobasso (Lancaster Uni, UK) Machine Learning-Aided Assessment of Wind Turbine Energy Losses due to Blade Leading Edge Damage
  • Søren Fæster (DTU) X-Ray analysis of leading edge erosion mechanisms
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