Hong Kong Wind Engineering Society Workshop 4

Dedicated to Prof. K.C.S. Kwok Venue: HKUST Campus, Hong Kong; Time: 7th-8th January 2020 Call for papers and Special Sessions Members and non-members of HKWES are all welcome to attend and/or present paper(s). Topics covering all areas of wind engineering will be accepted for presentation and discussion. In addition, HKWES4 will feature an event to … Continued


THWARTS – Tornado Hazard Wind Assessment and ReducTion Symposium

THWARTS – Tornado Hazard Wind Assessment and ReducTion Symposium Location: Champaign, IL Symposium dates: October 14-15, 2020 Key Dates: 8/26       Abstract Submission and Travel Application Due 9/9         Notification of Abstract and Travel Acceptance 9/13       Discounted Hotel Rate 9/15       Early Symposium Registration 10/14-15              THWARTS 2019 https://thwarts.cee.illinois.edu/


BBAA IX Call for Abstract

Location: Birmingham UK Conference dates: July 20-23, 2020 Key Dates: Submission of extended abstract closes: 16 December 2019 Notice of acceptance for presentation: Week commencing 17 February 2020 Submission of full paper closes: 18 May 2020 Early Bird Registration ends: 18 May 2020 Registration closes: 6 July 2020 https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/facilities/mds-cpd/conferences/bbaa-2020/index.aspx


City Corporation launches UK’s first planning ‘wind guidelines’

City Corporation launches UK’s first planning ‘wind guidelines’ to keep cyclists and pedestrians comfortable and safe https://news.cityoflondon.gov.uk/city-corporation-launches-uks-first-planning-wind-guidelines-to-keep-cyclists-and-pedestrians-comfortable-and-safe/ The City of London Corporation has today published the UK’s first wind microclimate guidelines for new development proposals in the Square Mile. Going further than established thinking, the set of guidelines raises the benchmark for acceptable wind conditions … Continued


Performance-based Wind Engineering

ASCE has launched a Performance-based Wind Engineering Prestandard File: Prestandard Wind The Prestandard for Performance-Based Wind Design developed by the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) presents a recommended alternative to the prescriptive procedures for wind design of buildings contained in the nationally adopted standard Minimum Design Loads and … Continued


THWARTS August 12-14, 2018 in Miami, FL

Please see the announcement below and flyer attached from Dr. Frank Lombardo regarding the upcoming Tornado Hazard Wind Assessment and Reduction Symposium (THWARTS). Also, as a reminder, the 5th American Association for Wind Engineering Workshop will be held August 12-14, 2018 in Miami, FL. Early registration has been extended to July 27. See the workshop … Continued


5th AAWE Workshop (5AAWE) (UPDATED)

5th AAWE Workshop (5AAWE) August 12 th – 14 th 2018 Miami, Florida Reserve your room online: JW Marriott RESERVATIONS Workshop Webpage: https://aaweworkshop.fiu.edu/ Update: Registration Is Now Open » The 5th American Association for Wind Engineering Workshop (5AAWE) will take place in Miami FL in August 2018. This is the fifth AAWE workshop and it … Continued


Opportunity: European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research & Innovation Program

The European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program (grant agreement No. 741273) is supporting an Advanced Grant (AdG) 2016 project THUNDERR. Recruiting PhD students to do research in this field: “Detection, simulation, modelling and loading of thunderstorm outflows to design wind-safer and cost-efficient structures”   Three PhD scholarships … Continued


2018 Joint Wall of Wind and RAPID Experimental Facilities User Workshop

2018 JOINT WALL OF WIND AND RAPID EXPERIMENTAL FACILITIES USER WORKSHOP MAY 17-18, 2018 | MIAMI, FLORIDA Register online: https://www.designsafe-ci.org/learning-center/training/workshops/2018-joint-wall-wind-and-rapid/ The NHERI Wall of Wind (WOW) Experimental Facility (EF) and the NHERI Natural Hazards Reconnaissance Facility (referred to as the “RAPID Facility”) are hosting a one-and-a-half day user workshop at Florida International University (FIU), in … Continued


Post-Doctoral Opportunity at The University of Vermont

Applications are invited for a one or two-year post-doctoral research appointment (starting January 2018 or later) to work in one or more of the following areas: modeling and characterization of extreme natural hazards (wind, seismic, flood/surge, tornado, fire); probabilistic risk assessment; wood engineering and structural behavior/performance of timber structures subject to environmental (natural) hazards; impacts … Continued