The National Wind Institute (NWI) was established in December 2012, and is intended
to serve as Texas Tech University's intellectual hub for interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary
research, commercialization and education related to wind science, wind energy, wind
engineering and wind hazard mitigation and serves faculty affiliates, students and
The vision of the NWI 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 and researchers. NWI delivers and manages
a wide suite of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including professional
development activities and on-line courses.
Based on more than 40 years of research, the NWI (formerly the Wind Science and Engineering
[WiSE] Research Center) represents the nation's leading university wind-focused research
and education enterprise.
Link to more NWI history.