Dr. Eng. Mareike Leimeister

Mareike Leimeister, who holds an engineering doctorate in renewable energy marine structures, has been researching the fully coupled system behavior of floating wind turbines and design optimization of floaters at the Fraunhofer IWES in Bremerhaven as a research associate since 2017. She is working both on numerical models and on a floating demonstrator in the scope of the EU project AFLOWT.

Versatile and flexibly employable service: automated optimization of floaters

Compared with conventional offshore wind turbines, “floaters” open up enormous wind energy potential, as they allow development of so many offshore locations in deep waters. The Fraunhofer IWES has been developing a tool for the automated optimization of floating wind…