Chief Executive Officer and Principal Atmospheric, ARCVera Renewables
Dr. Poulos is a co-founder of ArcVera Renewables. He joined V-Bar in 2009, became an owner in 2011 and eventually led its global solar and wind energy consulting practice. Previously, he led Clipper Windpower’s first wind resource assessment group where he oversaw wind resource analysis for 10,000 MW under development. From 1993 to 2007 he was an entrepreneurial company founder; scientific researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory; atmospheric modeler, field experimentalist and leader and the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Throughout his career, Dr. Poulos has focused on winds and atmospheric conditions near the surface of the earth and in complex terrain; high-resolution mesoscale modeling; large-eddy simulations; weather forecasting; and atmospheric observations using meteorological towers, sonic anemometers, sodar, 3-D lidar and profiling atmospheric radar. He holds a B.S. in Atmospheric Science from Cornell University, and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from Colorado State University.