WindSTAR Industry/University Cooperative Research Center


WindSTAR is an NSF-funded Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Wind Energy, Science, Technology and Research. A collaboration between UMass Lowell and the University of Texas at Dallas, the Center aims to solve the pressing needs of the wind industry.
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WindSTAR has partnered with Iowa State University, Southern Maine Community College, the Maine Wind Industry Alliance, and Kid Wind to help support the research activities.
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UT Dallas hosted a very successful Industrial Advisory Board Meeting January 28-29, 2015. The next IAB meeting will be held at UMass Lowell June 24-25, 2015.
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Mission Statement

The mission of WindSTAR is to bring together university and industry researchers to conduct basic and applied research on topics that relate to the advancement of wind turbines and the wind industry, combine state-of-the-art capabilities and knowledge to advance projects relevant and of mutual interest to industry partners, train students in the advanced technologies that are important to industry members, and foster a community for networking, interactions, and collaborations.

Featured Events

  • Industrial Advisory Board Meeting
    (June 24-25, 2015)

  • Industrial Advisory Board Meeting 
    (Jan. 28-29, 2015)