Catapults

Hyunjoo Lee

Knowledge Area Leader, Drivetrain
+44 (0) 1670 357605 hyunjoo.lee@ore.catapult.org.uk

Hyunjoo Lee joined ORE Catapult in 2014 and is responsible for the research on the drive trains of offshore wind and tidal turbines.  He started his career in 2000 as a system load analysis engineer to develop 750kW wind turbines and managed several key projects related to the renewable energy sector including 750kW~ 5MW wind turbine gearbox development.

During his 20 years career, Hyunjoo has worked as a drivetrain engineer to analyse and design of drivetrain system/components including gears, bearing, shaft, supporting structures, drivetrains, lubrication system, bolts connections, advanced representative test methods and machine learning based condition monitoring system.

In ORE Catapult, Hyunjoo leads Drive train Knowledge Area to improve the quality of drive train test and develop new technology to reduce the cost of offshore energy. Recently he leads R&D projects to develop pitch system condition monitoring system with SCADA based machine learning algorithm and hydrodynamic journal bearing for large offshore wind turbines.