Built on more than 40 years of research, Texas Tech University's National Wind Institute (NWI -- formerly the Wind Science and Engineering [WiSE] Research Center) represents the nation’s
leading university wind-focused research and education enterprise.
NWI serves as Texas Tech University’s intellectual hub for interdisciplinary and commercialization and education activities related to wind science, wind energy, wind engineering and wind hazard mitigation and serves faculty affiliates, students, and external partners.
The NWI vision is to stimulate discovery and innovation, provide and implement solutions to wind-related problems, establish multi-dimensional partnerships, and educate the next generation of wind workforce.
NWI delivers and manages a wide suite of academic and professional development offerings supported by our cutting-edge research facilities, expert technical and administrative staff, a select group of students, and renowned faculty with ground-breaking ideas and the skills to make it happen.
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
September 18, 2014 NWI hosts inaugural TTU Wind Day
September 16, 2014 TTU NWI WE undergraduates awarded GCPA scholarships
September 15, 2014 Meet TTU NWI WE/Honors student Zachary Taylor
September 01, 2014 NWI welcomes Dr. Daan Liang as Interim Director
August 27, 2014 NWI researchers awarded NSF collaborative grant
August 25, 2014 NWI hosts Open House to Welcome Students Back to Campus
August 08, 2014 Click here for full report of Mayflower, AR, above ground shelter door failure analysis
August 08, 2014 NWI and NSSA focus research on substandard storm shelter doors (Mayflower, AR, case)
July 29, 2014 Student teachers from Kosovo tour NWI facilities
July 15, 2014 TTU ExxonMobil Summer Science Camp tour NWI facilities
June 09, 2014 REU students visit NWI research facilities
For All Things Wind: TTU National Wind Institute.
Are you a student entering the Bachelor's degree in Wind Energy program? Starting our Wind Energy Graduate Certificate program? Or the TTU-DNV GL Credentialing program?
Have some questions about what to do next? See the link below for a guide so you're ready to hit the ground running when you start in Spring 2015.
NWI hosted the university's first TTU Wind Day on campus to promote NWI's cutting edge educational programs. An estimated 500 students were reached (despite the rain). Thanks to all who helped out!
Go Red Raiders!
(Below L-R) - TTU students answer wind trivia questions helped out by NWI student assistant Stephanie Vasquez.