November 2022 Announcements

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Irwin, who was recently elected to NAE membership:    Dr. Giovanni Solari received the 2022 Nathan Newmark Medal from ASCE for “outstanding contributions to wind engineering and their impact on structural engineering and mechanics.”.  His family from Genoa will be presented with the engraved medal at the EMI 2022 Conference … Continued

February 2022 Webinar’s Of Interest

Webinar Of Interest: A JUPYTER/TAPIS WORKFLOW FOR PROCESSING, VISUALIZATION, AND ANALYSIS OF EXPERIMENTAL AND FIELD WIND DATA FEBRUARY 23, 2022 | 1:00PM – 2:00PM CT A program of large- and full-scale measurements, both in large-scale experimental facilities and in the field is under way to better understand the interaction of strong winds with non-structural building … Continued

UC Berkeley Recruiting A Postdoctoral Student

Professor Tracy Becker is currently recruiting for a postdoctoral student to join her group at UC Berkeley. The student would work on a project funded by the Solar Energy Technologies Office focused on enhancing performance of ground mounted solar arrays under wind loading, looking specifically at the loading and mechanical behavior of the bolted connections. Qualifications: strong background in computational … Continued

RWDI Hiring A Senior Wind Engineer

Senior Wind Engineer Structural Wind Loading Bridge and Solar Aerodynamics Microclimate Portland or Philadelphia RWDI is a global engineering consulting firm, bringing our wide range of experience and skills together to develop a better, holistic solution for our clients. We share a fundamental dedication to earning the trust and exceeding expectations of our clients. We … Continued

President’s Corner: Food For Thought

Dear Members:​ Infrastructure Week and the Glasgow Climate Change Conference reminded me of the testimonies this summer regarding infrastructure and climate change, which comprise most of the issue. They are intended to be “food for thought” for the membership. AAWE does not take any official positions on governmental decisions or policies.​ At our recent meeting, … Continued

Upcoming October 2021 IAS Thunderstorm Outflow Events

1) The International Advanced School on THUNDERSTORM OUTFLOWS AND THEIR IMPACT ON STRUCTURES, October 4-6, 2021 2) International Workshop on New frontiers in research of thunderstorm outflows and their impact on structures, October 7-8, 2021 Organized by: Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Genova, Italy Supported by: The International Advances School (IAS) … Continued

14th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering (ACWE)

The 14th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering (14th ACWE) will be held in Lubbock, Texas from May 17-19, 2022. The ACWE brings together scholars and practitioners in areas such as wind climate, wind loading on structures, performance of structures in wind, environmental effects of wind, socioeconomic impacts of wind hazards, and wind energy. Submission of … Continued

Opportunity: Open Postdoc Position

Dear colleagues: I am writing to inform you of an open postdoc position with my group focused in one of the following thrust areas: Performance-Based Wind Engineering Coastal Community Resilience Metamodeling and Uncertainty Propagation Optimization of Uncertain and Dynamic Systems If you or a colleague have a student who will be graduating soon or has … Continued

Two Opening Positions in Wind Engineering at AIR Worldwide, Boston Office

AIR Worldwide (AIR), a Verisk business, provides risk modeling solutions that make individuals, businesses, and society more resilient to extreme events. In 1987, AIR Worldwide founded the catastrophe modeling industry and today models the risk from natural catastrophes, terrorism, pandemics, casualty catastrophes, and cyber attacks, globally. Insurance, reinsurance, financial, corporate, and government clients rely on … Continued

Opportunity For Assistant / Associate Professor In The Area Of Wind Engineering

Applications are invited for an exceptional candidate in the area of WindEngineering in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering. The appointment is expected to be effective January 1, 2022or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful applicant will receive a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor … Continued