Patrick Mathiesen is a Senior Engineer with experience in performance modelling, forecasting, and data analytics for utility-scale solar projects and residential portfolios. Patrick has also led several research projects in remote sensing, including the development of a satellite-based irradiance dataset for use in solar power modelling. Prior to joining XENDEE, Patrick worked as a scientist at DNV GL. In 2013, he received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego. While at UCSD, he developed a method of assimilating cloud cover from satellite imagery into numerical weather prediction models. Additionally, Patrick holds a M.S. from UCSD and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.