Sarah Barber

Programme Leader Wind Energy OST -
Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences


Sarah Barber leads the new wind energy research programme at OST – Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences, and is president and founder of The Swiss Wind Energy R&D Network.

She is also a lecturer at the University of Kassel (Online Master in Wind Energy), at the University of Oldenburg (Windstudium), at the University of St. Gallen (REM-HSG) and at the University of Applied Sciences Graubünden (MAS Energiewirtschaft).

She has a degree and a PhD in mechanical engineering (University of Sheffield, Cambridge University, MIT) and more than thirteen years' experience in research (ETH Zürich, Fraunhofer IWES), teaching (ETH Zürich, Hochschule Bremerhaven) and in industry (BKW FMB AG, Agile Wind Power AG) in the area of wind energy.