5th AAWE Workshop (5AAWE) (UPDATED)

5th AAWE Workshop (5AAWE) August 12 th – 14 th 2018 Miami, Florida 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 will be a 3-day event that will … 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


Engineer, Wind – AIR Worldwide, Boston Office

AIR Worldwide (AIR), a member of the Verisk Insurance Solutions group at Verisk Analytics, is the scientific leader and most respected provider of risk modeling software and consulting services. AIR founded the catastrophe modeling industry in 1987 and today models the risk from natural catastrophes and terrorism in 90 countries. AIR offers the opportunity to … Continued


FM Global Seeking Senior Research Scientist

Senior Research Scientist The Research Division of FM Global is seeking resourceful knowledge-developers and problem-solvers with strong technical and communication skills to plan and conduct basic and applied research in support of our engineering, risk management, and loss prevention needs. Position requires a Ph.D. degree, significant research record related to structural mechanics and dynamics, with … Continued


My First Message As President Of AAWE

Fellow Wind Engineers, In this, my first message as President of AAWE, I want to begin with my expression of gratitude to the membership. I consider it an honor to serve you and the Association and look forward to working with the Board to increase the visibility and impact of Wind Engineering in the Americas. … Continued


Incoming President and President Elect

Jon Galsworthy is a Principal of Rowan, Williams, Davies & Irwin Ltd. (RWDI), a Global Company specializing in modelling the earth’s climate and its effects on the built environment. Leading a group of over 100 talented engineers and professionals working across North America, the U.K. and Asia, Jon has been integral to the conception and … Continued


Message From The Retiring President

Fellow Wind Engineers, it seems barely yesterday that I took over from Greg Kopp as your President, so the last 2 years seems to have been a blur! We are on the verge of a new era with a whole new website being launched with a much better membership management system as the Jan-Feb 2017 Newsletter … Continued