Daniel L. Laird
Staff Researcher, Sandia National Laboratories
Daniel Laird is a project leader and principal member of the technical
staff in the Energy, Resources, and Systems Analysis center at Sandia
National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He currently conducts
research in wind energy, power system integration, and energy systems
analysis. Dr. Laird was the Technical Program Chair for the ASME/AIAA
Wind Energy Symposium (2006 and 2007) and is a member of the ASME Wind
Energy Technical Committee. He leads Sandia National Laboratories’
internal energy systems education program. Dr. Laird received his B.S.
in General Engineering from the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical
Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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