National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Matt Hall is a senior engineer at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). He leads research efforts related to mooring systems, floating wind turbine optimization models, and design of floating arrays. He is also a founding organizer of IEA Wind Task 49 on Integrated Design of Floating Wind Arrays and leads its reference design work package. Matt’s 12 years of experience in floating wind research includes optimizing floating wind support structure designs, creating mooring dynamics models, improving wave-basin testing methods, and exploring the potential of shared mooring systems. He has a PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Maine.