President’s Corner: Food For Thought

Dear Members:​ Infrastructure Week and the Glasgow Climate Change Conference reminded me of the testimonies this summer regarding infrastructure and climate change, which comprise most of the issue. They are intended to be “food for thought” for the membership. AAWE does not take any official positions on governmental decisions or policies.​ At our recent meeting, … Continued

Upcoming October 2021 IAS Thunderstorm Outflow Events

1) The International Advanced School on THUNDERSTORM OUTFLOWS AND THEIR IMPACT ON STRUCTURES, October 4-6, 2021 2) International Workshop on New frontiers in research of thunderstorm outflows and their impact on structures, October 7-8, 2021 Organized by: Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Genova, Italy Supported by: The International Advances School (IAS) … Continued

14th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering (ACWE)

The 14th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering (14th ACWE) will be held in Lubbock, Texas from May 17-19, 2022. The ACWE brings together scholars and practitioners in areas such as wind climate, wind loading on structures, performance of structures in wind, environmental effects of wind, socioeconomic impacts of wind hazards, and wind energy. Submission of … Continued

Opportunity: Open Postdoc Position

Dear colleagues: I am writing to inform you of an open postdoc position with my group focused in one of the following thrust areas: Performance-Based Wind Engineering Coastal Community Resilience Metamodeling and Uncertainty Propagation Optimization of Uncertain and Dynamic Systems If you or a colleague have a student who will be graduating soon or has … Continued

Two Opening Positions in Wind Engineering at AIR Worldwide, Boston Office

AIR Worldwide (AIR), a Verisk business, provides risk modeling solutions that make individuals, businesses, and society more resilient to extreme events. In 1987, AIR Worldwide founded the catastrophe modeling industry and today models the risk from natural catastrophes, terrorism, pandemics, casualty catastrophes, and cyber attacks, globally. Insurance, reinsurance, financial, corporate, and government clients rely on … Continued

Opportunity For Assistant / Associate Professor In The Area Of Wind Engineering

Applications are invited for an exceptional candidate in the area of WindEngineering in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering. The appointment is expected to be effective January 1, 2022or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful applicant will receive a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor … Continued

President’s Corner: Upcoming Wind-Related Workshops and Seminars For Early 2021

Dear AAWE Community: There are several interesting online wind-related workshops and seminars in the near future. Roundtable on 2020 Midwest Derecho Organized by THWARTS and AAWE Thursday April 29th from 11-12:30PM Eastern Time The topic of the discussion is the 2020 Midwest Derecho with an emphasis on the vulnerability of metal grain bins. The moderator … Continued

May 2021 Workshop With University of Florida NSF NHERI

Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Simulation of Transient and Non‐synoptic Wind Events This one-day user workshop will first present the transient and non-synoptic flow simulation capabilities of the boundary layer wind tunnel at the University of Florida NSF NHERI Experimental Facility, enabled by the new Flow Field Modulator (FFM). University of Florida NSF NHERI Experimental Facility … Continued

Online event in memory of Prof. Giovanni Solari

The Research Group in Wind Engineering and Structural Dynamics of the University of Genoa, is organizing an online event in memory of our Dear Professor Giovanni Solari on April 19, 2021, at 2 pm (Italian time), (8AM EDT) 5 months after his death. The meeting is not of a scientific nature and will only include personal … Continued

AAWE Awards for 2020-2021

The American Association for Wind Engineering is pleased to announce the following awards that will be presented at the AAWE Workshop 2021. These awards are typically given at the America’s Conference, which has been delayed until 2022. Richard Marshall Award Description The Richard Marshall Award recognizes the contributions to Wind Engineering from a distinguished AAWE … Continued