Jamie Chapman, PhD
, provides more than 35 years of broad technical, engineering, operational and economic expertise in the areas of Renewable Energy and Power Conversion Systems
Dr. Chapman's experience includes research and development focused on the technologies needed to maintain leadership for the next, next generation of multi-megawatt wind turbine power plants, including turbulence detection by lidar and radar. His work in this area generated four patent disclosures.
From 2004-2010, Dr. Chapman served as Associate Director of the Wind Science and Engineering
Research Center at Texas Tech University. As part of the Senior Research Faculty, he was a principal in achieving $10 million in external funding to implement a wind energy research and education program. Dr. Chapman delivered a graduate-level course on wind turbine design, control, grid interface and economics and initiated Texas Tech's program on the integration of wind turbines with desalination systems.
Dr. Chapman has provided national and international Expert Witness services in Patent, System Performance, Manufacturing Defects
, and other litigation areas. In addition to his very broad technical background, Dr. Chapman is an excellent communicator, orally and in writing, of sophisticated and complex technological concepts.
Currently the principal at Time-Variable Systems LLC, Texas and New York, Dr. Chapman's focus and areas of expertise include:
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- Innovative Electric Machines
- Variable Speed Electric Generators
- Marine Hydrokinetic Power Conversion Systems
- Radar Sensing
- Megawatt-scale Power Processing and Control via Power Electronics
- Wind Turbines
- Energy Storage
- Rotary and Linear Electric Machines
- Electronic Power Conversion
- Control and Grid Interface