Texas Tech University

Wind PhD Current Students

Name Start Year Committee Chair/Advisor Dissertation Topic Internship

Joseph Dannemiller

2007

Doug Smith,

Stephen Morse

A probabilistic risk assessment of wood frame structural resistance to wind and wave loads

ABS Consulting

James Duncan

2013

John Schroeder

Building the Foundation for Smart Wind Farms through First-Order Controls Opportunities based on Real-Time Observations of Complex Flows

GE Wind

Pataya Scott

2012

Daan Liang

Fragility curves for structures under tornado wind

URS/AECOM

Changda Feng

2014

Xinzhong Chen,

Daan Liang

Elastic and Inelastic Responses of Buildings under Extreme Wind Loads

 

Wu Liang

2014

Delong Zuo

 

 

Tassia Penha

2014

Carsten Westergaard

 

AWS Truepower

Yeqin Wang

2015

Beibei Ren

 

 

Theresa Aguilar

2015

Kishor Mehta

 

 

Jingying Tian

(Presidential Graduate Fellow)

2016

Xinzhong Chen

 

 

Pratyasha Patnaik

2016

Kishor Mehta

Windstorm damage

 

Yong Wang (Presidential Graduate Fellow)

2017

Xinzhong Chen

Wind Engineering

 

Cesar Negri

2017

Stephen Bayne

Smart Grid