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2023.11.06: Current Master's thesis

The Department of Wind Engineering and Fluid Mechanics offers two master thesis in the field of wind engineering. The following topics are available for those who are interested in the dynamics and aeroelasticity of wind turbine support structures:

2023.10.23: Equivalent Static Wind Load and Vortex-Induced Vibrations

On Tuesday, October 17, Prof. Vincent Denoël from the University of Liège, winner of the Junior Award of the International Association for Wind Engineering, visited the working group for a scientific exchange on "Equivalent Static Wind Load and Vortex-Induced Vibrations". The topics discussed can be found in the attached program.

2023.10.23: Wandel zur Nachhaltigkeit

Dr.-Ing. Francesca Lupi, as spokesperson for the Ruhr Regional Group of the German Society of Humboldtians (DGH), invites to the DGH Annual Meeting 2023 on 27 and 28 October in Bochum. A more detailed article on this has now been published on the Ruhr-Universität website under News.

"Die Jahrestagung der Humboldtianer findet erstmals an der Ruhr-Uni statt. Das Programm richtet sich auch an die interessierte Hochschulöffentlichkeit. ..."

2023.09.08: We were at the 16th ICWE International Conference on Wind Engineering

This year the International Wind Engineering Conference took place in Florence. The working group was represented by several participants.

2023.08.08: DGH-Jahrestagung 2023

Dr.-Ing. Francesca Lupi, research associate at the Wind Engineering and Fluid Mechanics Group and former Alexander von Humboldt Foundation fellow, invites you to the DGH Annual Meeting 2023 on 27/28 October in Bochum as spokesperson for the Ruhr Regional Group of the German Society of Humboldtians (DGH).
Participation is free of charge, but prior registration is required.

2023.08.07: 18. WTG D-A-CH TAGUNG

On 17.09 and 18.09 the 18th WTG-D-A-C-H conference will take place at the RWTH Aachen. There will also be contributions from our working group.

Dr.-Ing. Cornelia Kalender, the first chairperson of the WTG, invites you to this event.

2023.08.01: ICWE

This year's ICWE (International Conference on Wind Technology) will take place from 27.08 to 31.08 in Florence.
This year, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Höffer, em. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Jürgen Niemann, Dr.-Ing. Francesca Lupi, Dr.-Ing. Cornelia Kalender and M. Sc. Ika Kurniawati are participating in the conference with contributions.
Dr.-Ing. Francesca Lupi is also on one member of the organising committees this year.

2023.07.23: CompEng - Windkanal-Labor

Last week we finished the Master's course Fluid Dynamics in Computational Engineering with a visit to the Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel lab.

We wish all students a successful exam period!

2023.06.23: AOK-Firmenlauf 2023

As last time, employees of the WIST working group participated in the AOK company run for the RUB team.

2023.03.29: PARFORCE project from 29 - 31 March 2023 in Bochum

An international group of students from universities in Croatia, northern Macedonia, Portugal and Germany came to Bochum from March 29 to 31 as part of the PARFORCE project