The fourth in the series of international seminars organized by the University of Birmingham and sponsored by the IAWE, will take place on Thursday 7th January at 12.00 noon UK time. The seminar is entitled “Developments in Bridge Aerodynamics”. The programme will be as follows.


Main Speaker

Prof John Owen, School of Engineering, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, The Response of Bridges to Wind – Some Lessons from Monitoring Large Bridges


Short presentations

  • Prof Steve Cai, Louisiana State University, Time domain simulation of turbulence effects on the aerodynamic flutter of long span bridges.
  • Prof Claudio Mannini, University of Florence, Nonlinear modelling of self-excited forces for a long-span bridge under turbulent wind
  • Prof Ole Andre Øiseth, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Lessons learned from long-term wind and acceleration monitoring of the Hardanger Bridge.
  • Prof Luca Caracoglia, North Eastern University, Boston, Relevance of Uncertainty Quantification to Study Wind Load Variability and its Effects on Long-Span Bridge Aeroelasticity



Registration link for the seminar

Further details, including the abstracts of the talk and the biographical details of the speakers, can be found here.