13th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering

We look forward to seeing you in Gainesville, Florida for the 13th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering (ACWE) taking place May 21-24, 2017 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center.

Wishing you all a productive 2016

G’day! On behalf of the AAWE I want to wish you all a productive 2016. I would particularly like to welcome new members, as well as thank continuing members, both individual and corporate, for their support. This is my first newsletter as incoming President of the AAWE and I am looking forward to working with … Continued

Dr. Jack Cermak Passed Away on August 21, 2012

AAWE President, Prof. Sarkar, shared the sad news that our colleague, long-time friend, and one of the pioneers of wind engineering, Dr. Jack E. Cermak, passed away on August 21, 2012 at Fort Collins, Colorado. He would have been 90 in a couple of weeks. Many of you who interacted with him professionally or personally … Continued

Awards Committee and Board Add Two Annual Awards

The AAWE Awards Committee has renamed a traditional quadrennial award to be the “Michael Gaus Distinguished Service Award” and created two new annual awards – the “Best Journal Paper Award” and the “Industry Innovation Award”. The details may be… Download PDF

Wind Engineering Research Needs (TCWE)

Wind Engineering Research Needs (TCWE) The ASCE Technical Council on Wind Engineering has generated this brief White Paper on future wind-engineering research needs. Download PDF

Cyclone Yasi Report by JCU

Cyclone Yasi Report by JCU The Cyclone Testing Station at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia, has issued this report on a major cyclone in early 2011. Download Report by JCU

Cyclone Yasi Report by Prof. George Walker

Cyclone Yasi Report by Prof. George Walker This North Queensland storm damaged a large populated area in early 2011. Prof. Walker, a long-standing AAWE member, has reviewed the damage in this PDF document, and he also provides some the wind-related history and code discussion. Download PDF Report

Saffir-Simpson Removes Storm Surge

Saffir-Simpson Removes Storm Surge A selection of PDf files are available at this NOAA site that describe the recent modifications to the venerable Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.