“Advances in Crosswind Power Generation”
Corwin Hardham, Ph.D, CEO and CTO of Makani Power is a mechanical engineer with a focus in controls as applied to renewable energy systems. He holds several patents within these areas. Corwin completed his doctorate at Stanford University developing active hydraulic platforms to improve gravitational-wave detection. His appreciation for design stems from a history of evolving equipment for competition in windsurfing and kiteboarding. Corwin has co-founded several companies, including Squid-labs, Potenco, Wakekite and Makani.