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Texas Tech University's National Wind Institute (NWI) is based on a strong foundation of more than 40 years of research and education on the impact of wind on structures and human life.

To bring together All Things Wind, TTU has created the NWI to better support the interdisciplinary research and educational opportunities in wind science, engineering and energy.

For All Things Wind, consider TTU's National Wind Institute. 

 News and Announcements:

NWI Spotlight:


New Technical Directors Named!

We are pleased to announce that we have appointed Drs. Stephen Bayne and Delong Zuo as Technical Directors within NWI. They will help lead the organization, champion major proposal efforts, assist other faculty and graduate students in their research, serve as an external/internal point of contact for their respective areas, and assist with NWI strategic planning, marketing, etc.

These individuals have been quite successful at grant writing (NSF, DOE, ARL, industry, etc.), been very involved in NWI, and are recognized internationally for their research. Their terms will start March 1, 2019 and are expected to last until December 31, 2021.

Technical Areas:
Wind Engineering/Hazard Mitigation - Dr. Delong Zuo
Energy (including Grid)- Dr. Stephen Bayne
Measurement and Prediction - Dr. John Schroeder