Texas Tech University

John Schroeder, PhD

Full Professor
National Wind Institute

Email: john.schroeder@ttu.edu

John Schroeder


Dr. Schroeder is the principal investigator for the Texas Tech Hurricanes at Landfall (TTUHAL) Project as well as the founder of the TTUHRT program. Dr. Schroeder is formerly the Director of the National Wind Institute at Texas Tech. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri at Rolla, a MS in Atmospheric Science from Texas Tech, and a PhD in Wind Engineering from TTU. Dr. Schroeder was the designer of the original WEMITE #1 ruggedized instrument tower and has been heavily involved in the acquisition and development of the TTU Ka-band Doppler radar systems. His primary research interests include boundary layer flows in a variety of conditions. Dr. Schroeder is one of the most well regarded experts on hurricane winds at landfall and serves on the board for the American Association for Wind Engineering. He continues to bridge the gap between the engineering and meteorological communities with his expertise in extreme wind events and damage. His work has been published in numerous peer reviewed scientific journals. In 2012, he was awarded the International Association for Wind Engineering Junior Award for his outstanding contributions to the field of Wind Engineering.