Texas Tech University


A Multi-University Consortium in Wind Energy Education


Wind-U is a multi-university collaborative graduate certificate program funded by the National Science Foundation to address current needs in one of the fastest growing employment sectors in North America – the wind energy industry.


Wind-U combines the expertise of renowned wind energy scientists, specialists, and academics to offer a unique graduate-level program for wind energy engineers, developers, and professionals looking to enhance their knowledge of all facets of the wind energy industry including turbine design and engineering, project development, energy policy, finance, and repower. 

Fall 2024 Course Offerings:

Course Number: Name: Teaching University:
WE 5300 Advanced Technical Wind Energy I TTU
WE 5310 WE Law, Policy, and Regulation TTU

Benefits of Wind-U

  • A choice between technical and managerial tracks for students
  • Guest webinars by wind industry professionals at the top of their fields
  • Opportunity to learn from educational experts from other top universities
  • Access to the latest information in the industry
  • Improved job opportunities
  • Access to a wider variety of wind energy educational topics

How to Enroll

If you are a current student please reach out to Dr. Manohar Chamana.

If you are not currently a student at TTU, then you will need to apply to be either a degree-seeking or non-degree seeking student in order to enroll. If you have any questions about that process, please contact our Wind Energy Graduate Advisor, Dr. Manohar Chamana.

Program Cost

Each 3 hour Wind-U class taken at TTU costs $1830 no matter what university is teaching the class. The Wind-U consortium utilizes a common cost structure so that Wind-U students pay the same class cost regardless of their in-state or out-of-state status.


Interested in having your University Join the Consortium

Contact Dr. Suhas Pol

Renewable Energy