Leander Bathon to speak on world’s first wooden wind turbine

Prof. Dr. Leander Bathon

Prof. Dr. Leander Bathon

BCT and the UMass IGERT Wind Energy Program are hosting a visit by world-acclaimed timber engineer and innovator, Professor Leander Bathon, from the University of Applied Sciences Wiesbaden, Germany. He holds patents on several timber connectors including the systems used for the World’s first wooden wind turbine, the free floating wood stair at UBC, and our very own UMass Design Building floors and shear walls.

Please join us for his talk on Thursday March 10 at 4pm in Holdsworth Room 211. See link below for more information:



Last updated: February 21, 2016

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