Request Peer Review
WE&RF's peer review program provides individual projects with
high-quality, national, independent analysis. The program allows a
scientific or technical process or product to be independently critiqued
by experts in the field. Peer review assesses a project’s research
assumptions, design, methodologies, quality control documentation, data
analysis, conclusions, and reports or other products.
WE&RF offers this process for research conducted by subscribers to
promote scientific validity and provide other subscribers with
information that will help them in their own
facilities. Subscribers may select peer review to ensure that
completed work is technically and scientifically correct, competently
performed, and on par with quality assurance standards.
When selecting peer review projects, WE&RF uses various criteria
to ensure that both the project being reviewed — and
subscribers — will benefit. Successful peer review
projects are research or demonstration projects that:
- complement other WE&RF research endeavors;
- have technical merit;
- have sufficient funding to complete the project; and
- will produce findings with regional and/or national
The cost of WE&RF's peer review program makes it an attractive option
for subscribers. WE&RF seeks to cover only out-of-pocket
expenses — such as volunteer and staff travel to the research
site once per year; minimal staff time necessary to coordinate and
manage the process; and overhead.
Peer reviewers represent professionals from industry, government,
design and engineering firms, and the scientific and academic
communities. Peer review panels are made up of representatives selected
from these areas, and all representatives have experience in the
For more information, contact Amit Pramanik at 571-384-2101 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.