Wind Science and Engineering Research Center

Wind Science And Engineering Research Center

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The Wind Science and Engineering (WISE) Research Center at Texas Tech University is an interdisciplinary research center focused on education and information outreach. Its goals are to exploit the useful qualities of wind and to mitigate its detrimental effects. The Center offers an education in wind science and engineering to develop professionals who are experts in design for windstorms and wind-induced effects. Currently the WISE Center is composed of approximately 25 faculty associates from 7 academic departments, 4 research associates, 8 professional staff and 40 graduate students.

History

The Wind Science and Engineering Research Center was established in 1970, following the Lubbock Tornado that caused 26 fatalities and over $100 million in damage. Following the aftermath of the tornado the WISE center developed the first comprehensive wind engineering report of its kind.

Facilities

The Texas Tech campus hosts the center's administrative offices as well as the Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel and Wind Library. The facility also hosts a tornado...
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