Publications

Journal publications

(Students and Postdoctoral Scholars underlined)

2022

Collective wind farm operation based on a predictive model increases utility-scale energy production

Howland MF, Quesada JB, Martínez JJP, Larrañaga FP, Yadav N, Chawla J, Sivaram V and Dabiri JO

Nature Energy (2022) [Article]


"Parameter uncertainty quantification of wake models to analyze effects of wake superposition"

LoCascio M and Howland MF.

In review (2022)


"Ensemble-Based Experimental Design for Targeted High-Resolution Simulations to Inform Climate Models"

Dunbar ORA, Howland MF, Schneider T and Stuart AM

In review (2022) [Preprint, pdf]


"Parameter uncertainty quantification in an idealized GCM with a seasonal cycle"

Howland MF, Dunbar ORA, and Schneider, T.

Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems (JAMES) (2022) [Article, pdf]


“Optimal closed-loop wake steering, Part 2: Diurnal cycle atmospheric boundary layer conditions”

Howland MF, Ghate AS, Quesada JB, Martínez JJP, Zhong W, Larrañaga FP, Lele SK and Dabiri JO

Wind Energy Science (2022) [Article, pdf]


2021

"Wind farm yaw control set-point optimization under model parameter uncertainty"

Howland MF.

Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (2021) [Article, pdf]


"The curled wake model: a three-dimensional and extremely fast steady-state wake solver for wind plant flows"

Martínez-Tossas LA, King J, Quon E, Bay CJ, Mudafort R, Hamilton N, Howland MF, and Fleming PA.

Wind Energy Science (2021) [Article, pdf]


"Near-wake structure of full-scale vertical-axis wind turbines"

Wei N, Brownstein I, Cardona JL, Howland MF and Dabiri JO.

Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2021) [Article, pdf]


"Influence of wake model superposition and secondary steering on model-based wake steering control with SCADA data assimilation"

Howland MF and Dabiri JO.

Energies (2021) [Article, pdf]


2020

"Influence of atmospheric conditions on the power production of utility-scale wind turbines in yaw misalignment"

Howland MF, Gonzalez C, Martínez JP, Quesada J, Larrañaga F, Yadav N , Chawla J and Dabiri JO.

Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (2020) [Article, pdf, Scilight]


"Optimal closed-loop wake steering - Part 1: Conventionally neutral atmospheric boundary layer conditions"

Howland MF, Ghate AS, Lele SK and Dabiri JO.

Wind Energy Science (2020) [Article, pdf]


"Influence of the geostrophic wind direction on the atmospheric boundary layer flow"

Howland MF, Ghate AS and Lele SK.

Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2020) [Article]


2019

"Wind farm power optimization through wake steering"

Howland MF, Lele SK and Dabiri JO.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (2019, cover article) [Article, pdf]


"Wind farm modeling with interpretable physics-informed machine learning"

Howland MF and Dabiri JO.

Energies (2019) [Article, pdf]


2018

"Dependence of small-scale energetics on large scales in turbulent flows"

Howland MF and Yang XIA.

Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2018) [Article, pdf]


"Implication of Taylor’s hypothesis on measuring flow modulation"

Yang XIA and Howland MF.

Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2018) [Article, pdf]


2017

"Measurement of unsteady loading and power output variability in a micro wind farm model in a wind tunnel"

Bossuyt J, Howland MF, Meneveau C and Meyers J.

Experiments in Fluids (2017) [Article, pdf]


2016

"Wake structure in actuator disk models of wind turbines in yaw under uniform inflow conditions"

Howland MF, Bossuyt J, Martínez-Tossas LA, Meyers J and Meneveau C.

Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (2016) [Article, pdf]

Conference and arXiv publications

2022

"On the impact of the yaw update frequency and wind direction forecasting on open-loop wake steering control"

Howland MF, Johlas HM, Quesada JB, Martínez JJP, Zhong W and Larrañaga FP.

American Control Conference 2022, to appear.


2020

"Coriolis effects within and trailing a large finite wind farm"

Howland MF, Ghate AS and Lele SK.

AIAA SciTech 2020 [Conference Paper, pdf]


2019

"Seeing the wind: Visual wind speed prediction with a coupled convolutional and recurrent neural network"

Cardona, JL, Howland MF and Dabiri JO. 2019.

NeurIPS 2019 [Conference Paper, pdf]


2018

"Influence of the horizontal component of Earth’s rotation on wind turbine wakes"

Howland MF, Ghate A and Lele SK.

Torque 2018 [Conference Paper, pdf]


"Dependence of small-scale energetics on large scales in wall-bounded flows"

Howland MF and Xiang XIA

CTR Annual Research Briefs (2017) [CTR Brief, pdf]


2017

"Optimal control of a single leg hopper by Liouvillian system reduction"

Slade P, Powell S and Howland MF.

arXiv preprint (2017) [arXiv, pdf]


2016

"Wind tunnel study of the power output spectrum in a micro wind farm"

Bossuyt J, Howland MF, Meneveau C and Meyers J.

Torque 2016 [Conference Paper, pdf]


"Measuring power output intermittency and unsteady loading in a micro wind farm model"

Bossuyt J, Howland MF, Meneveau C and Meyers J.

AIAA SciTech 2016 [Conference Paper, pdf]


2014

"Assessing the impact of power rate limitation based wind control strategy"

Howland MF, Krishnan V, Brown N and McCalley J.

IEEE T&D 2014 [Conference Paper, pdf]