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NWI In the News Archive

2014  |  2013  | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

2014-05-13 KLBK-TV KLBK-TV: TTU NWI/NSSA's Dr. Ernst Kiesling talks about a failed storm door and why it's important...

2014-05-07 Domestic Fuel (blog) DNV GL and TTU Partner on Wind Energy Education

2014-05-07 Windpower Engineering and Development TTU, Group NIRE welcome Gamese to Reese Technology Center

2014-05-01 KAMR-TV (Amarillo) TTU NWI and Pantex sign memorandum

2014-05-01 TTU YouTube TTU NWI and Pantex sign memorandum

2014-05-01 Amarillo Globe News TTU NWI and Pantex sign memorandum

2013

2013-11-13 Fox-25 Oklahoma City TV station visits NWI's debris impact lab

2013-10-18 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Lubbock Avalanche-Journal covers battery dedication ceremony at NWI research facilities

2013-7-16 Fox 34 Interview with Juan Torres, Energy Systems Analysis Department Manager at Sandia National Laboratories

2013-7-16 Fox 34 Interview with Dr. Zayas, Director of the Wind and Water Power Technologies Office in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) at the Department of Energy (DOE)

2013-7-16 reve: wind energy and electrical vehicle review Vestas joins DOE, Texas Tech to break ground on unique wind energy research facility

2013-7-15 Into the Wind.org Vestas joins DOE, Texas Tech to break ground on unique wind research facility

2013-7-11 AzoCleanTech.com DOE, Sandia and Texas Tech Commission Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility

2013-7-11 Innovations Report SWiFT Commissioned to Study Wind Farm Optimization

2013-7-10 North American WindPower Texas Tech University Opens Wind Research Facility

2013-7-9 Fox 34 Tech commissions one-of-a-kind wind research facility

2013-7-9 KCBD Research groups dedicate new wind facility at Texas Tech

2013-7-9 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Officials commission wind research facility at Reese Technology Center

2013-7-9 Phys.org SWiFT commissioned to study wind farm optimization

2013-7-9 Newswise – Sandia Labs News Release SWiFT Commissioned to Study Wind Farm Optimization

2013-7-9 e!Science News SWiFT Commissioned to Study Wind Farm Optimization

2013-6-27 Web Newswire Sandia Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility Event

2013-06-07 Bloomberg Business Week Texas Tech creates new wind institute

2013-06-06 Yahoo News! Tornado coverage re: TV meteorologist in OKC

2013-06-06 NY Daily News Tornado coverage re: TV meteorologist in OKC

2013-06-06 Reuters (UK) Tornado coverage re: TV meteorologist in OKC

2013-06-04 Amarillo Globe News Panhandle adds new weather data center to send data to Texas Tech

2013-06-01 National Geographic Daily News More Midwest Twisters: Why Is Oklahoma Tornado Vexed?

2013-05-31 Popular Sci NWI safe room research

2013-05-31 Omaha.com Omaha a leader in school storm safety

2013-05-31 Kansas City Star After storms hit, 'safe room' business booms

2013-05-31 Environment and Energy Publishing Lightning may hold the key to earlier tornado warnings

2013-05-30 CNN.com A tornado's heading your way: Now what?

2013-05-28 Discovery Channel NWI research featured on Discovery Channel News re: recent tornadic events

2013-05-27 KFBK-AM (Radio) – Sacramento, CA NWI debris impact research featured on KJTV-TV (Fox affiliate) TV station re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-27 Omaha.com NWI Debris Impact Research Associate featured on Omaha.com re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-27 KFBK-AM (Radio) – Sacramento, CA NWI debris impact research featured on KFBK-AM, Sacramento, CA, radio station re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-26 KPTM (FOX) – Omaha, NE NWI safe room expert featured on KPTM-TV, Omaha, NE, Fox affiliate, re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-26 KTBS-TV – Shreveport, LA NWI Debris Impact Research Associate featured on KTBS-TV, Shreveport, LA, re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-26 Bloomberg Radio NWI Debris Impact Research Associate featured on Bloomberg Radio (U.S. Cable) re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-25 Examiner.com Disaster myths: Nine things not to do before, during or after a disaster

2013-05-25 Vancouver Sun Safe-room mandates rare in U.S.

2013-05-24 Middletown Press Storm shelters should be mandatory in 'Tornado Alley,' resident says

2013-05-24 Oregon.live Oklahoma tornado: Safe room mandates remain rare

2013-05-24 The Evening Sun – Hanover, PA Safe room mandates remain rare in tornado states

2013-05-24 MSN News Should safe rooms be mandatory in tornado states?

2013-05-23 National Geographic Taking Cover: A Guide to Tornado Shelters

2013-05-22 CNN-TV NWI safe room expert featured on CNN-TV re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-22 MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show NWI safe room expert featured on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-22 Brand Channel Brands Face Sensitivity Challenge in Selling Shelters After Oklahoma Storm

2013-05-22 Abilene Reporter News NWI safe room research

2013-05-22 Reuters NWI Debris Impact Research Associate featured in Reuters Press Agency article re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-22 Live Science Can We Protect Against the Next Moore Tornado?

2013-05-22 Times Record News Shelters saved lives in Moore, Okla., tornado, though FEMA 'safe room' program not available

2013-05-21 Huffington Post NWI safe room expert featured on Huffington Post website re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-21 Huffington Post NWI Debris Impact Research Associate featured on Huffington Post website re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-21 ABC News – Diane Sawyer NWI safe room expert featured on ABC - Diane Sawyer show re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-21 DotEarth.com (New York Times blog) A Survival Plan for America's Tornado Danger Zone

2013-05-21 Atlantic magazine NWI Debris Impact Research Associate featured in Atlantic magazine article re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-21 MSN Money Tornado shelters become a vital business

2013-05-21 Live Science NWI Debris Impact Research Associate featured on Live Science website re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-21 Reuters NWI Debris Impact Research Associate featured in Reuters Press Agency website re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-21 Slate.com NWI Debris Impact Research Associate featured in Slate.com's The Explainer column re: Moore, OK, tornadic event

2013-05-20 Discovery Channel Tornado Wind Speeds Measured by Damage

2013-05-17 Ft. Worth Star-Telegram NWI faculty and atmospheric sci expert featured in Ft. Worth Star-Telegram article re: recent tornadic events

2013-05-17 Weatherbug NWI faculty and atmosperic sci expert featured on Weatherbug mobile app re: recent tornadic events

2013-05-16 Fox-34 – Lubbock NWI faculty and atmospheric sci expert featured on Fox-34, Lubbock's Fox affiliate TV station, re: recent tornadic events

2013-05-14 Phys.org Researchers still play big role in storm shelter development

2013-05-11 KAMC-TV – Lubbock NWI featured on KAMC-TV, Lubbock's ABC affiliate

2013-05-07 CBS – DFW Texas Tech Creates New Wind Institute

2013-05-07 Product Design/Placement Texas Tech Creates New Wind Institute

2013-05-02 U.S. Congressman Neugebauer U.S. Congressman Neugebauer visits NWI research facilities to promote wind bill (official news release from U.S. Rep site)

2013-05-02 The Daily Toreador U.S. Congressman Neugebauer visits NWI research facilities to promote wind bill (The Daily Toreador)

2013-05-02 Texas Tech Today U.S. Congressman Neugebauer visits NWI research facilities to promote wind bill (TTU Communications/Marketing)

2013-05-02 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal U.S. Congressman Neugebauer visits NWI research facilities to promote wind bill (Lubbock Avalanche-Journal web)

2013-03-15 NBC Morning Show WiSE/NWI alum featured as experts on NBC Morning Show.

2013-03-15 Houston Chronicle TTU Wind energy degree programs featured in Houston Chronicle article.

2013-03-06 Lubbock Avalanche-Journal WiSE/NWI and TTU ATMO provide outreach education on local Severe Weather Awareness Day in Lubbock (Lubbock Avalanche-Journal).

2013-02-19 North Am. Windpower

Battery Storage Project to aid Wind Energy Integration in Texas.

2013-01-22 Executivebiz.com

NNSA and Pantex collaborate on wind project in Amarillo with Texas Tech University.

2013-01-20 scienceline.org

TTU Hurricane Research Team featured in New York University article.

2013-01-16 Evwind.ed

NNSA and Pantex collaborate on wind project in Amarillo with Texas Tech University.

2013-01-16 Triplepundit.com

NNSA and Pantex collaborate on wind project in Amarillo with Texas Tech University.

2013-01-16 Lubbock Avalance-Journal NNSA and Pantex collaborate on wind project in Amarillo with Texas Tech University.

2013-01-15 Amarillo Globe-News

NNSA and Pantex collaborate on wind project in Amarillo with Texas Tech University.

2013-01-15 Knoxnews.com

NNSA and Pantex collaborate on wind project in Amarillo with Texas Tech University.

2013-01-03 Myprintresource.com

ISA Proposes New Wind Design Criteria article features TTU WiSE research.

Date

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 2012-12-14 Texas Tech University Hurricane Research Team Wraps up Year (TTU Today).
2012-10-31 TTU Hurricane Research Team featured on KCBD-TV, Lubbock NBC station with ref to Superstorm Sandy.
2012-10-30 TTU Hurricane Research Team featured on Lubbock On-Line (LBB Avalanche-Journal website) with ref to Superstorm Sandy.
2012-10-30 TTU Hurricane Research Team featured on KCBD-TV, Lubbock NBC station with ref to Superstorm Sandy.
2012-08-30 WiSE experts featured on Weather Channel tornado special.
2012-08-30 TTU storm shelter research featured on Yahoo News home page.
2012-08-30 TTU Hurricane Research Team (WiSE) coverage in the field by Amarillo Globe News on-line.
2012-08-29 TTU Hurricane Research Team prepare to dismantle equipment after Isaac deployment (as featured on Lubbock Avalanche-Journal online (updated).
2012-08-28 WiSE Director and TTU Hurricane Research Team featured on Lubbock Avalanche-Journal online.
2012-08-28 WiSE Director and TTU Hurricane Research Team featured on U.S. News and World Report website.
2012-08-27 High tech shelter panels tested at TTU Debris Impact Facility as featured on Science Daily, a sci news aggregate site.
2012-08-27 WiSE Director and TTU Hurricane Research Team featured on Lubbock Avalanche-Journal online.
2012-07-31 TTU's new 2-year energy degree featured on Lubbock Avalanche-Journal online.
2012-08-26 WiSE Director and TTU Hurricane Research Team featured on Lubbock Avalanche-Journal online.
2012-07-23 SWIFT project's ground-breaking events on the Daily Toreador, TTU's student newspaper.
2012-07-24 SWIFT project's ground-breaking events on WindTech International (online wind industry magazine w mostly UK focus).
2012-07-24 SWIFT project's ground-breaking events on the Sandia National Labs official website.
2012-07-17 SWIFT project's ground-breaking events on Energy.gov blog.
2012-07-14 WiSE experts featured on Houston Chronicle's newspaper website about federal wind power emphasis.
2012-06-17 SWIFT project featured on Lubbock Fox 34 News affiliate
2012-06-17 SWIFT project featured on Lubbock's KFYO News Talk 790 AM
2012-06-17 SWIFT project featured on Lubbock's KCBD-TV NBC affiliate
2012-06-17 SWIFT project featured on Power Engineering on-line magazine
2012-06-17 SWIFT project featured on Lubbock Avalanche-Journal "Lubbock Online" website
2012-06-17 SWIFT project featured on DOE official news website
2012-06-17 SWIFT project featured on Energy.gov website
2012-05-11 WiSE faculty affiliate Dr. Darryl James featured on Weather Channel tornado special.
2012-05-09 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Wind Energy Smartbrief, AWEA's wind energy news site.
2012-04-27 WiSE storm shelter expert featured in Fort Worth Star-Telegram article.
2012-04-26 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Today's Energy Solutions magazine's website.
2012-04-25 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on on-line magazine Earth Techling website.
2012-04-20 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Azo Clean Tech, an Australian renewable energy site.
2012-04-19 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Windfair.net.
2012-04-19 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Spanish renewable energy site.
2012-04-19 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Power Engineering magazine's website.
2012-04-18 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Sandia National Labs website.
2012-04-18 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Newswise, a national news distribution source.
2012-04-18 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Sensing and Communication website.
2012-04-18 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Science Daily News, UK science news aggregate website.
2012-04-18 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Rechargenews.com, a global renewable energy news website.
2012-04-18 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Topix, an aggregate energy news site.
2012-04-18 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Greenjobs, a wind industry employment site.
2012-04-18 TTU WiSE Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWIFT) with Vestas and Sandia National Labs featured on Canadian renewable energy site.
2012-04-16 WiSE tornado experts featured on PBS NOVA Tornado special...
2012-04-04 WiSE faculty affiliate and NSSA ED Dr. Ernie Kiesling featured in LBB Avalanche-Journal article on tornado event in DFW...
2012-02-29 TTU WiSE grads Drs. Tanya Brown and Ian Giammanco featured in tornado article on IBHS blog

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2011-12-16 Op-Ed column in Houston Chronicle about TTU's BS in Wind Engineering
2011-12-13 Houston Chronicle article on BS in Wind Engineering program at TTU
2011-12-10 Dr. Kiesling and NSSA featured in Joplin tornado special on CNN
2011-09-20 TTU WiSE Partnership with Alstom and DOE on KFYO-AM blog
2011-09-22 TTU WiSE Partnership with Alstom and DOE on Smart Planet blog
2011-09-10 TTU WiSE Partnership with Alstom and DOE on Industry Week website
2011-09-10 TTU WiSE Partnership with Alstom and DOE on Fox TV Lubbock website
2011-09-10 TTU WiSE Partnership with Alstom and DOE on North American WindPower website
2011-09-10 TTU WiSE Partnership with Alstom and DOE on Alstom website
2011-09-10 TTU WiSE Partnership with Alstom and DOE on Green Economics blog
2011-09-10 TTU WiSE Partnership with Alstom and DOE on Power Engineering magazine website
2011-08-16 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (Texas Climate News)
2011-08-11 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (Affinity Properties real estate site)
2011-08-11 TTU WiSE's Debris Impact Lab listed by Popular Science as one of "PopSci's Most Awesome College Labs 2011"
2011-08-10 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (NewsTalkTexas)
2011-08-03 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (Recharge News)
2011-08-01 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (The Daily Toreador, TTU student paper)
2011-07-28 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (Power Online)
2011-07-28 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (North American Wind Power)
2011-07-27 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (Sandia news release)
2011-07-27 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (Office of the Governor of Texas)
2011-07-27 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (Lubbock Fox-TV News)
2011-07-27 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (My Green Education) - Expired link.
2011-07-27 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (Texas Tribune)
2011-07-27 Sandia National Labs in Agreement with TTU (Amarillo Globe News)
2011-07-17 WiSE Co-founder and tornado expert interviewed by Heartland Real Estate Business magazine.
2011-07-15 WiSE faculty and Ph.D. student have article accepted for publication in Monthly Weather Review
2011-05-30 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by Tucson, AZ TV station.
2011-05-30 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by MySanAntonio.com.
2011-05-30 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by the Sarasota Herald Tribune FL newspaper.
2011-05-26 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed in the Christian Science Monitor newspaper
2011-05-26 WiSE storm shelter expert featured on Yahoo News Feed (Expired link)
2011-05-25 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by the New York Times
2011-05-23 WiSE storm shelter expert featured on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer (national)
2011-05-19 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by the New York Times
2011-04-20 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by the national newspaper USA Today
2011-04-20 Storm shelter experts interviewed for Tennessee newspaper (Expired link)
2011-05-27 WiSE storm shelter expert featured on MinnPost.com (non-profit current affairs website for Minnesota).
2011-05-26 WiSE storm shelter expert featured in Ocala, FL newspaper.
2011-05-26 WiSE storm shelter expert featured on Mother Nature Network (eco blog).
2011-05-26 WiSE storm shelter expert featured on GoUpState.com (Spartenburg SC).
2011-05-26 WiSE storm shelter expert featured on Delawareonline.com.
2011-05-25 WiSE debris impact expert interviewed by KCBD-TV in Lubbock, TX.
2011-05-25 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by Fox TV station in Alabama.
2011-05-20 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by Myrtle Beach, SC, NBC TV station.
2011-05-20 WiSE storm shelter experts interviewed by Evansville, IN, TV station.
2011-05-20 WiSE storm shelter experts interviewed by Lubbock FOX News KJTV-34.
2011-05-20 WiSE storm shelter experts interviewed by Lubbock KCBD TV (NBC).
2011-05-18 WiSE storm shelter experts interviewed by the Birmingham News newspaper in AL.
2011-05-17 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by Alabama ABC TV station.
2011-05-17 WiSE storm shelter expert featured on Weatherbrains.com (weather podcast).
2011-05-15 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by the Tuscaloosa News.
2011-05-15 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by Portfolio.com.
2011-05-11 KCBD-TV interview Joseph Dannemiller, WiSE NSF IGERT Ph.D. fellow on research concerning the VorTech simulator. Also interviewed were Site Manager Jeff Livingston and Dr. Darryl James, professor in TTU ME and WiSE Associate.
2011-05-06 WiSE storm shelter expert sourced by Examiner.com.
2011-04-20 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by the Tucson Citizen (a section of USA Today) in Arizona.
2011-04-20 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by the News-Journal in Longview, TX.
2011-04-20 WiSE storm shelter expert interviewed by producers from an independent documentary production company.
2011-04-16 WiSE Storm shelter experts interviewed for Amarillo Globe-News.
2011-04-02 Storm shelter expert interviewed by Birmingham AL TV stations.
2011-04-11 USA Today (circulation averages 3.3 million) ran a feature article mentioning NSSA Executive Director and WiSE faculty associate Dr. Ernst Kiesling about his thoughts on storm shelters.
2011-03-11 The Daily Toreador, TTU's student newspaper, ran a feature article about Dr. Chris Weiss's VORTEX2 project as tornado season nears.
2011-03-11 The NBC affiliate in the Dallas/Fort Worth area camera crew steps inside Dr. Darryl James' tornado simulator to learn more...
2011-03-11 The NBC TV station in the Dallas/Fort Worth area recently visited WISE research facilities and came up with this segment on housing safety in storms.
2011-03-11 Texas Tech Today,a TTU publication, covers the VORTEX2 project.
2011-03-11 McDonald-Mehta Lecture guest speaker Dr. Jamie Brown Kruse, featured on front page of Daily Toreador, TTU's student newspaper.
2011-02-11 WISE Ph.D. student Rich Krupar contributes to tornado safety story on FOX-34 News.

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Date Description
09/10 McDonald-Mehta Lecture guest speaker Dr. Greg Kopp featured on Fox-34 News in Lubbock
09/10 WISE's Debris Impact Lab is featured in "Awesome College Labs" in the magazine Popular Science . See page two of article.
09/14/10 Dr. Ernst Keisling is featured in Wall Street Journal article about safe rooms

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