Davenport Medal and Giovanni Solari Junior Award

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi


On behalf of IAWE,
we are very pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s IAWE awards given by the Award Committee of the International Association for Wind Engineering.

The Davenport Medal, Senior Award is awarded to Xinzhong Chen, Dr. Eng., President’s Excellence in Research Professor at the National Wind Institute, Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering, Texas Tech University.
Dr. Chen is recognized for his contributions to the field of aerodynamics of bridges and buildings through advanced analysis, modeling, and simulation tools.

The Giovanni Solari Junior Award is awarded to Gang Hu, PhD, Professor at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China.
Dr. Hu is honored for his contributions to broad areas of wind engineering with an emphasis on the innovative application of machine learning.

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