AAWE Summer 2021 Workshop Survey

Dear Members and Friends, Due to concerns about the status of COVID-19, AAWE will be postponing the Americas Conference on Wind Engineering (ACWE) from May 2021 to 2022. Prof. John Schroeder is the conference chair, and the venue will remain Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Updates about the ACWE will be given during 2021. … Continued

International Wind Engineering Seminars

Dear colleagues, Because of the Covid19 pandemic, opportunities for the international wind engineering community to meet physically have been very much restricted and are likely to remain so for at least the next year. To enable the community to continue to interact with each other, at least in a virtual way, the University of Birmingham … Continued

ANIV-WES joint webinar event

The Italian Association for Wind Engineering (ANIV) and the British Wind Engineering Society (WEB) announce the WEB event “Good Practice for use of Experimental and Computational Methods for Wind Pressures on Structures and Facades” that will be held on Thursday, October 1st, 2020 at 5pm CET. The event is aimed at discussing aspects related with … Continued

Best Paper Award for 2019 Nominations

Dear Members and Friends, Have you read a paper recently that is award-worthy? AAWE is now soliciting the Best Journal Paper Award 2019. The nominations are due by October 31, 2020 at awards@aawe.org. This document provides the details of the award and nomination requirements. Please nominate a paper for this award. It is important to … Continued

The IN-VENTO 2020 Online Event

The Italian Association for Wind Engineering (ANIV) and the wind engineering group of Politecnico di Milano are excited to invite you to the IN-VENTO 2020 online event, which will be held on September 7th.   In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, this online event will replace the 2020 Conference of the Italian Association of … Continued

14th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering (ACWE)

UPDATE: Due to Covid-19 impact, the AAWE Board of Directors, after consultation with the conference organizers, has approved a delay in the conference from May 2021 to a later date. A new date will be communicated as soon as possible. The next ACWE conference will be hosted by the National Wind Institute, Texas Tech University, … Continued

Second Online Summer School on Mechanics and Performance of Resilient Structures and Infrastructures (MECHRES20)

Professor Luca Caracoglia, AAWE Member, is part of an international team of experts who will deliver the Second Online Summer School on Mechanics and Performance of Resilient Structures and Infrastructures (MECHRES20). Lectures will be delivered synchronously, via web-based platform, on September 8-11, 2020. The initiative is organized by the Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical … Continued

Aon is looking for a Wind Vulnerability Modeling Catastrophe Senior Scientist

We have an exciting career opportunity for a Wind Vulnerability Modeling Catastrophe Analyst/ Senior Scientist with our Aon Impact Forecasting division. This role will sit in our corporate offices in Chicago, IL, 200 East Randolph St.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  ∙ Actively participating in the development of peril models used for reinsurance. ∙ Development of … Continued

NSF-sponsored NHERI SimCenter presents free software training workshops

In June and July 2020, the NSF-sponsored NHERI SimCenter presents a series of free software training workshops for natural hazards engineers and researchers interested in mastering simulation software. Among the proposed sessions, there are two sessions on wind engineering that are being by members of AAWE: Sessions include: June 24: webinar entitled “Predicting the wind pressure … Continued

Letter to AAWE Membership

Dear Members and Friends: I am looking forward to serving as president of AAWE. AAWE has a broad mandate to encourage activities that explore wind effects on the built environment, including the influence of climate change as well as the harnessing of wind energy. I would like to thank Steve Campasano for his continuing efforts … Continued