Helena Canet Tarrés

Technische Universität München
Boltzmannstr. 15
Room 2732
85748 Garching b. München
Tel.: +49 (0)89 289 16687
Email: helena.canet@tum.de

Research Interests

  • Wind turbine simulation and design
  • Aeroelastic scaling
  • Systems engineering
  • Uncertainty quantification

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2014: Exchange semester at RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • 2014: B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2017: M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (Double degree program) at Technische Universität München and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Master’s thesis: “Design of aeroelastically scaled very large wind turbines”
  • 2017 - 2022: PhD Candidate at Chair of Wind Energy


  • Canet, H., Bortolotti, P., Bottasso, C.L. : Gravo-aeroelastic scaling of very large wind turbines to wind tunnel size, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 1037, 2018 doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1037/4/042006
  • Bortolotti, P., Canet, H., Bottasso, C. L., and Loganathan, J.: Performance of non-intrusive uncertainty quantification in the aeroservoelastic simulation of wind turbines, Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 397-406, 2019 doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-397-2019
  • Bortolotti, P., Canet, H., Dykes, K., Merz, K., Sethuraman, L., Verelst, D., and Zahle, F.: IEA Wind TCP Task 37: Systems Engineering in Wind Energy - WP2.1 Reference Wind Turbines. United States: N. p., 2019. doi:10.2172/1529216.
  • Canet, H., Bortolotti, P., and Bottasso, C. L.: On the scaling of wind turbine rotors, Wind Energ. Sci., 6., 601-626, 2021 doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-601-2021
  • Canet, H., Löw, S. and Bottasso, C.L.: Lidar-assisted control in wind turbine design: Where are the potential benefits?, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 1618, 2020 doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1618/4/042020
  • Wang, C., Campagnolo, F., Canet, H., Barreiro, D.J. and Bottasso, C.L.: How realistic are the wakes of scaled wind turbine models?, Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 961-981, 2020. doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-961-2021
  • Canet, H., Löw, S. and Bottasso, C.L.: What are the benefits of lidar-assisted control in the design of a wind turbine?, Wind Energ. Sci. 6, 1325-1340, 2021. doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1325-2021
  • Dykes, K., Kitzing, L., Andersson, M., Pons-Seres de Brauwer, C. and Canet, H. Beyond LCOE: New Assessment Criteria for Evaluating Wind Energy R&I. SETWind. Beyond_LCOE_New_Assessment_Criteria_for_Evaluating_Wind_Energy_RI.pdf
  • Guilloré, A., Canet, H. and Bottasso, C.L. Life Cycle Environmental Impact of Wind Turbines: What are the Possible Improvement Pathways?, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 2265, 2022 doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2265/4/042033
  • Canet, H., Guilloré, A. and Bottasso, C.L. The eco-conscious wind turbine: bringing societal value to design, Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss. [preprint], doi.org/10.5194/wes-2022-37,  in review, 2022.
  • Manjock, A., Canet, H., Campagnolo, F., Bossanyi, E., Tomas Bayo, R., Duc, T., Vrana T.K., Nwobo, J., Kölle, K., Freudenreich, K.: Farmconners Deliverable D2.3 Recommendations for certification and standardisation of Wind Farm Control, 2022, DeliverableD2.3