Energy 2010 organizers are currently securing tutorial speakers in solar energy, hydropower, geothermal, biomass, nuclear and hydrogen energy, but the wind speaker is secured. Jose R. Zayas is the manager of the Wind Energy Technology Department at Sandia National Laboratories. In a recent U.S. News & World Report story, Zayas said, “Wind is very random; it’s very active. You get gusts, you get all kinds of phenomena. Machines need to be designed to withstand all those variabilities.”

Learn more about the Materials Challenges in Alternative & Renewable Energy 2010 meeting or submit your abstract by Monday, September 21.