Patrick Mathiesen is a senior scientist in the energy forecasting group at DNV GL. His primary focus is the development and implementation of new solar energy forecasting techniques. In 2013, he received his Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences from the University of California, San Diego. While at UCSD, Patrick performed research in cloud data assimilation, statistical post-processing techniques, and marine layer meteorology. Previously, he attended the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Currently, he resides in Minneapolis.