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WiSE Ph.D. Student Chris Pattison Graduates from Program

Head shot of WiSE PhD graduate Chris Pattison

(Above photo):WiSE Ph.D. student Chris Pattison earned his doctoral degree this Spring and will be awarded it in August. Chris wrote his dissertation on “Firming Wind Energy with Solar Photovoltaics” which analyzed economic estimates of the ability of wind farm operators to secure higher prices for power by reducing the uncertainty of production.

Chris graduated from the University of New Mexico with a B.S. in mathematics and education. He taught HS math for 12 years and then five semesters at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell. Chris joined WiSE in August 2006 as part of the prestigious NSF-IGERT program and is now working with SGS Engineering here in Lubbock.