2014 AWES Winter Lecture

The AWES will hold the 2014 AWES Winter Lecture on 2 July, 2014 at QUT in Brisbane. This is the first in a biannual series of public lectures aimed at providing the wider engineering community with a forum for hearing engaging speakers discuss some of the major issues confronting wind engineering and wind related sciences.… Continue Reading

Archived workshop proceedings now available

All previous AWES Workshop proceedings are now freely available for members (and non-members) to search, read and download! With more than 500 papers spanning almost 30 years, the considerable contribution of AWES to the growth and development of the field of wind engineering is clearly evident. The archive can be accessed here. Enjoy! Please direct… Continue Reading

2013 AWES Undergraduate Thesis Prize

The 2013 AWES Undergraduate Thesis Prize has been awarded to Mr Daniel Kang of the University of Southern Queensland for his thesis, CFD Analysis of a Shrouded Vertical Axis Wind Turbine. The AWES congratulates Daniel on this achievement! A copy of Daniel’s submission can be viewed at the Prize Archive on this website. Continue Reading

Call for AWES Executive nominations

The term of the current AWES committee finishes at the end of this year. Interested AWES members should consider nominating themselves for the 2014-15 AWES Committee. The constitution of the AWES specifies that, “The Society shall be managed by a National Committee which shall comprise six elected persons, each of whom shall serve for a… Continue Reading

Pedestrian wind effects criteria document for review

As some of you may be aware the AWES is considering publishing guidelines/recommendations on pedestrian wind criteria for use by planners and wind engineering consultants. At the request of the AWES, Harry Fricke has kindly written up draft guidelines for comment by members. A discussion group has also been set up to facilitate discussion about… Continue Reading

2013 Postgraduate Prize winner

The AWES congratulates PhD student Amy Lovisa from James Cook University for winning this year’s AWES Postgraduate Prize for her presentation entitled, Wind loading tributaries for pierced fixed metal roof cladding, at the 16th AWES Workshop in Brisbane earlier this year. A copy of Amy’s extended abstract can be read here. The AWES thanks all… Continue Reading

Draft AWES16 program released

A draft program for the 16th AWES Workshop has just been released. You can download it and read more about the Workshop on our Events page. While you’re there also check out the program for the Wind Loading Seminar Day, which will be run the day before AWES 16 at the Brisbane Marriott Hotel. Continue Reading

Wind Loading Seminar Day program finalised

The program for the upcoming AWES Wind Loading Seminar Day to be held at the Brisbane Marriott Hotel on July 17 has been finalised and is available from our Events page. Please ensure you register asap so catering arrangements can be finalised. Continue Reading

Paper submission closed for AWES16

The deadline for submission of extended abstracts to be presented at the 16th Australasian Wind Engineering Society Workshop has passed. All submitted abstracts will now be peer-reviewed with outcomes sent to authors in mid-June. If you have any further questions regarding paper submission or the review process please contact the Workshop Chair, Matthew Mason. Regular… Continue Reading

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