Ian Giammanco, PhD
Faculty Assosicate - National Wind Institute
Ian Giammanco is currently a Research Scientist at the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety and a Faculty Associate within the National Wind Institute. He is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and holds a BS in Atmospheric Science from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and a MS in Atmospheric Science and PhD in Wind Science and Engineering from Texas Tech. Giammanco was the field coordinator for TTUHRT from 2005-2010 and has participated in over 15 tropical cyclone deployments over nearly a decade of meteorological field research. His research interests lie in hurricane boundary layer characteristics and vertical wind profiles, as well as obsvations and measurement systems. Ian is a technician licensed Ham radio operator (W5WWX).