Luis A. Pagan Quinones
Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering: Wind Energy Center
Luis’s interests are centered around developing standards for design, construction, operations & maintenance of offshore wind energy farms in locations vulnerable to storms and hurricanes such that these installations are secure and reliable. Further interests lie in the development of cost reduction techniques for the design, logistics and construction of offshore wind energy farms.
Luis graduated from Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Power Systems. He next received an MS in Renewable Energy & Energy Market at the EOI Business School in Madrid, Spain, coauthoring the collaborative work entitled "A Technical and Economic Feasibility Study for an Offshore Wind Farm Installation in Massachusetts". In the professional world, Luis has worked on federal energy efficiency programs and most recently as a Project Engineer for the development and design of solar photovoltaic commercial and utility-scale projects for a multinational company in Puerto Rico.