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


WOW Looking To Hire A Site Operations Manager

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected the FIU Wall of Wind (WOW) Facility as one of the nation’s major Experimental Facilities (EFs) under the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) program. The FIU Wall of Wind (WOW) Facility is currently looking for a Site Operations Manager (Program Director – job ID 520480) to manage … Continued


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