Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Selects Senior Director for National Wind Institute

By: Amanda Bowman 

Schroeder in front of wind turbines

Texas Tech University has named John Schroeder (pronounced Shray-der) as senior director of the National Wind Institute (NWI). He began his new role on Jan. 1.

Schroeder has been with Texas Tech since 2001 and is a professor of atmospheric science in the Department of Geosciences, housed in the College of Arts & Sciences, and a team lead of the Texas Tech Hurricane Research Team (TTUHRT). He previously served as the founding director of the NWI from 2010 to 2014. He is taking over for Anna Thomas, who served as interim senior director through 2018.