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Andreas Bechmann have been working with wind modeling since he joined the Risø National Laboratory in 2003. With 13 years’ experience in Computational Fluid Dynamics he holds PhD in microscale wind modelling and has led measurement campaigns (the Bolund experiment, the Benakanahalli experiment, and the fence experiment) used as basis for international benchmarks. Andreas Bechmann is today managing the scientific development of the industry standard wind resource software WAsP and supervises wind energy M.Sc. and Ph.D. students.

Keywords: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Project management, Field Measurements, Microscale Modelling, Wind Resources, Large-Eddy Simulation (LES)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

M.Sc. , The technical University of Denmark


External positions

WAsP team leader, DTU Wind Energy

2014 → …

Senior scientist, DTU Wind Energy


Scientist, Risø DTU



  • User defined:
  • field measurements
  • complex terrain
  • Project management
  • Microscale modelling
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Wind resources
  • Large-Eddy Simulation (LES)
  • boundary layer meteorology


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