NEWS FROM ANIV


ANIV AWARD 2022 REMITTED
Niccolò Barni and Federico Canepa win the Top Award!

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

 

The jury of the ANIV Award 2022 unanimously remitted the Top Award ex aequo to:

Niccolò Barni Linkedin
Time-variant self-excited force model based on 2D rational function approximation

and to:

Federico Canepa Linkedin
Vertical profile characteristics of thunderstorm outflows

 

The paper by:

Luca Roncallo Linkedin
“An evolutionary power spectral density model of thunderstorm outflows consistent with real-scale time-history records”

received a special mention.

 

Congratulations from ANIV!


The 16th International Conference on Wind Engineering is coming home…

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

 

Dear friends and members of the wind engineering community,

for the first time in its 60-years history, the largest event of the International Association for Wind Engineering will be hosted in Italy (Florence, 27-31 August 2023).

 

ICWE16 will be a great chance for the Italian community of wind engineering to host such an important meeting, for welcoming colleagues, experts, researchers and students from all over the world. The conference will include (for the first time) Mini-symposia and Special Sessions mainly devoted to the focus of specialized and interdisciplinary topics. More than 500 participants are expected to join the ICWE16 conference, the major event of IAWE taking place after the COVID19 pandemic. For more details click here or visit the ICWE16 website.

 

Let’s meet in Florence to re-starting with the great tradition of ICWE conferences!

 

The ICWE16 Core-Group:

Claudio Borri (Chairman)
Gianni Bartoli (Co-Chairman)
Claudio Mannini (Scientific Secretariat)
Enzo Marino (Scientific Secretariat)


Solari Lecture 2022 is coming soon!

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

The Italian Association for Wind Engineering (ANIV), under the umbrella of the International Association for Wind Engineering (IAWE), is pleased to share the second announcement of the Solari Lecture 2022 (download here). It includes the detailed programme, and the link to attend the lecture in streaming.

ANIV is looking forward to meeting you all in Milan!


Don’t miss the PhD session at IN-VENTO 2022 conference!

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

 

The PhD Session organized by the Young Researchers Group of the Italian Association for Wind Engineering (ANIV-G) will take place in Milan (Lecture Hall “Carlo De Carli”, Building B9, via Durando 10 – Campus Bovisa) on 4 September 2022 from 2 p.m., in the occasion of the opening of the IN-VENTO 2022 conference (September 4-7, 2022).

 

Thirteen attendees will deliver a 3-minute presentation to showcase their PhD research, arouse the curiosity of the audience, and socialize in an informal environment. The top three qualified will be then awarded the opportunity to present exhaustively their research with a 30-minute presentation and celebrate with a toast!

 

The brochure of the PhD Session containing the detailed program can be downloaded here.

 

If you want to participate to the ANIV-G Meeting and PhD Session, please send an email to giovaniingegnerivento@gmail.com. Please note that participation in ANIV-G Events is free.

 


ANIV AWARD 2022: shortlisted candidates

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

 

The papers by:

 

Niccolò Barni Linkedin
Time-variant self-excited force model based on 2D rational function approximation

Federico Canepa Linkedin
Vertical profile characteristics of thunderstorm outflows

Luca Roncallo Linkedin
An evolutionary power spectral density model of thunderstorm outflows consistent with real-scale time-history records

 

have been shortlisted by the Jury of the ANIV AWARD 2022. They will be presented, and the winner announced, during the international conference In-Vento 2022.

Congrats!


1000+ followers on LinkedIN

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

 

Spreading Wind Engineering is one of the ANIV statutory goals.

ANIV gained 1000 followers since making its debut on LinkedIn on June 2020.

A step in the right direction.

 

Many thanks to the past and present young colleagues in charge of ANIV web communication.

Many thanks to the colleagues who provided good news at news@aniv-iawe.org to fuel the ANIV posts.

Last but not least, many thanks to the ANIV followers: we hope you’ll be increasingly numerous, and we’ll be able to share with you other stimulating initiatives!

 

Stay connected!


ANIV at Eolica Mediterranean 2022

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

The Italian Association for Wind Enigneering will attend Eolica Mediterranean 2022, the international wind energy conference and exhibition for Southern Europe and the Mediterranean that will take place on:

 

12-14 OCTOBER 2022
Rome Exhibition Centre | Rome – Italy

 

An ANIV delegate will participate the panel discussion among the windpower trade associations from South Europe and Mediterranean Sea “A Mediterranean‐wide, wind‐powered energy community”.

A great opportunity to spread the knowledge of Wind Engineering and promote networking among researchers, consultants and industries in the sector.

Join us in Rome!


ANIV-G meeting 2022
Participate at the ANIV-G meeting organized before the opening of the IN-VENTO 2022 Conference!

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

The ANIV-G meeting organized by the Young Researchers Group of the Italian Association for Wind Engineering (ANIV-G) will take place in Milan (Italy) on 4 September 2022, in occasion of the opening of the IN-VENTO 2022 conference (September 4-7, 2022).

The ANIV-G meeting is intended to bring together young researchers in Wind Engineering in order to socialize in an informal environment, promote transfer of knowledge and collaboration opportunities, and discuss together the next steps within ANIV-G.

More information about the upcoming ANIV-G PhD session here.

To participate, please send an email to giovaniingegnerivento@gmail.com. Please note that participation in ANIV-G PhD session is free and requires adhesion to ANIV-G.

Registration to IN-VENTO conference: https://www.in-vento2022.org.


ANIV-G PhD session 2022
Showcase your research during the PhD session organized by ANIV-G before the opening of the IN-VENTO 2022 Conference!

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

The PhD Session organized by the Young Researchers Group of the Italian Association for Wind Engineering (ANIV-G) will take place in Milan (Italy) on 4 September 2022, in occasion of the opening of the IN-VENTO 2022 conference (September 4-7, 2022).

Attendees will deliver a 3-minute presentation to showcase their PhD research, arouse the curiosity of the audience, and socialize in an informal environment. Top three qualified will be awarded the opportunity to present exhaustively their research with a 30-minute presentation and celebrate with a toast!

More information about the upcoming ANIV-G PhD session here. To participate, please send an email to giovaniingegnerivento@gmail.com. Please note that participation in ANIV-G PhD session is free.

Registration to IN-VENTO conference: https://www.in-vento2022.org.


Don’t miss the first Solari Lecture

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

The Italian Association for Wind Engineering, under the umbrella of the International Association for Wind Engineering, aims at celebrating and renewing the longest lasting legacy of Giovanni Solari in innovating Wind Science and Engineering by excellent studies. The Solari Lectures are dedicated to emerging, innovative topics in and around the broad field of Wind Engineering, reviewed by excellent scholars.

The first Solari Lecture will be given by Gianluigi Rozza , Full Professor in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing at SISSA MathLab, titled “Reduced-Order Models in Wind Engineering: fundamentals and applications”. The lecture will open as pre-event the ANIV biannual International Conference on Wind Engineering IN-VENTO 2022. The lecture, free participation and free, will take place at Politecnico di Milano September 4th, 2022, 5 p.m. CET

More information here.


Wind Engineering in Cuba

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

The Cuban Wind Engineering Group is hosting a workshop on wind-related disasters on November 28 – December 2, 2022.

The workshop aims to share and publicize works related to Wind Engineering and promote communication and experience exchange between actors, professionals, and Scientifics.

Information may be found in the attached flyer or provided by coordinators Patricia Martín Rodríguez and Vivian Elena Parna.


ANIV-CWE opens AIV meeting 2022

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

The ANIV Special Interest Group on Computational Wind Engineering (ANIV-CWE) will open the annual meeting of the French-Belgian-Swiss Wind Engineering Association (AIV) next Wednesday, May 18th 2022 in Liège.

The AIV 2022 meeting is focused on “Les usages de la simulation numérique (CFD) en ingénierie du vent” (see LinkedIn). The ANIV-CWE opening lecture is titled “Simulation numérique d’écoulements en ingénierie du vent: modes d’emploi et dommages collatéraux”, given by L. Bruno and introduced by V. Denoel. Other talks given by C. Duprat, J. Berthaut, E. Delboulbé, G. Leturion, D. Dieu, N. Coudou, L. Patruno, T. Andrianne. More information in the meeting program (download).

A sound collaboration between AIV and ANIV on one of the hottest topics in Wind Engineering at present.


2022 International Conference on Advances in Wind and Structures (AWAS22)

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

The 2022 International Conference on Advances in Wind and Structures (AWAS22) will be held during the 2022 World Congress on Civil, Environmental, and Materials Research (ACEM22).

A combination of on-site and online platforms will be adopted. All participants who are not be able to travel to Korea, you can still participate via online platforms.

Four different types of participation options are available:

  1. real-time Zoom online presentation (based on Korean Standard Time);
  2. on-site physical presentation at the Global Education Center for Engineers (GECE);
  3. pre-recorded video or PowerPoint slide with audio;
  4. poster presentation.

Please refer to the Conference website for more information.


“Full-scale measurements of wind and wind loading: A renewed importance”
Live Talk by Prof. F. Lombardo (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), on March 11th, 14:30-15:30 CET

Posted on by Vincenzo Picozzi

Windstorms induce significant damage and losses worldwide. Recently, justified focus has been placed on transient winds generated from severe convective storms (e.g., thunderstorms and tornadoes) which cause a significant proportion of those impacts. Transient winds by their nature make full-scale wind speed data difficult to capture. The explosion of novel and large-scale experimental facilities and rapid advancements in computational modeling means the importance of full-scale data to validate and even strengthen these simulations is more important than ever.

The talk will take place by Teams platform on Friday, March 11th, 2022, 14:30-15:30 (CET).

If you are not an ANIV-G participant, please register by sending us a message to giovaniingegnerivento@gmail.com specifying your given and family names from an address linked to your Microsoft Teams account.

Flyer of the event: Webinar F. Lombardo


ASCE Nathan M. Newmark Medal conferred to Giovanni Solari

Posted on by Federico Canepa

Giovanni Solari will be posthumously honoured by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) by the Nathan M. Newmark Medal during the Engineering Mechanics Conference in Baltimora (May 31-June 3, 2022). Giovanni Solari will receive the Medal for “outstanding contributions to wind engineering and their impact on structural engineering and mechanics.”

The Italian Association for Wind Engineering is proud for the umpteenth prestigious award attributed to one of its founding fathers and past Presidents.


ANIV Young Author Award 2022
Call for candidatures is now open!

Posted on by Federico Canepa

ANIV is calling for candidatures for the ANIV Award 2022, to be remitted to a young researcher, Author of a scientific paper in the broad field of Wind Engineering, and published in an international journal from January 1st, 2020 to December 31st, 2021. Candidatures should be submitted no later than June 30th, 2022.

For details of the Award rules and submission process, please refer to the AWARD page of the ANIV website.


2nd ANIV-WES joint web event
M.P. Repetto & M. Sterling will be the speakers of the talk scheduled on February 17, 16:30 CET

Posted on by Federico Canepa

The Italian Association for Wind Engineering, together with the British Wind Engineering Society and with the support of the British Institution of Civil Engineers, announces the WEB event “Wind Storm Events: Their challenges and effects on structures” that will be held on Thursday, February 17, 16:30 CET.

The event will touch upon measuring wind storms and the issues this cause around Europe as well as examining and scaling potential issues these might cause.

Event chaired by F. Ricciardelli (University of Campania “L. Vanvitelli”)

Speakers:

M.P. Repetto (University of Genova, ANIV), “Wind storms – what can we measure on the field?”

M. Sterling (University of Birmingham, WES)  (Politecnico di Torino, ANIV), “Modelling wind storms – what do we actually know?”

Further information can be found here

To book and participate, click here


Proceedings of IN-VENTO 2018: a global readership

Posted on by Federico Canepa

The proceeding of the XV Conference of the Italian Association for Wind Engineering (IN-VENTO 2018) is being accessed by a global readership. Since publication, the book has reached a total of 43015 chapter downloads!

If you are interested in, please visit the book’s homepage @Springer. Enjoy reading!


“Material barriers to the transport of momentum and vorticity in turbulence”
Live Talk by Prof. G. Haller (ETH Zürich), on June 25th, 15-16 p.m. CET

Posted on by Federico Canepa

Nonlinear dynamics plays a crucial role in Wind Engineering and the advent of CFD now easily allows to visualize flows in a detailed and possibly intuitive manner, even in the most complex cases. Unfortunately, the intuition we can obtain from CFD data visualization is often only qualitative and the definition itself of coherent structures, often used to describe vortices, falls short under careful scrutiny. In this seminar, Prof. Haller will provide us a gentle introduction to the formulation of observer-independent definitions of coherent structures, so guiding us in a re-examination of our intuitive understanding of vortical motion and dynamics.

The talk will take place by Teams platform on Friday, June 25th, 2021, 15:00-16:00 (CEST).

If you are not an ANIV-G participant, please register by sending us a message to giovaniingegnerivento@gmail.com specifying your given and family names from an address linked to your Microsoft Teams account.

Flyer of the event: Webinar G. Haller


In Memoriam of Giovanni Solari

Posted on by Federico Canepa

The Research Group in Wind Engineering and Structural Dynamics of the University of Genoa is organizing an online event in memory of our dear Prof. Giovanni Solari on
April 19th, 2021, at 2 pm (Italian time),
5 months after his death.

The meeting is not of a scientific nature, and will only include personal testimonies.
The event will be visible on YouTube at the following link (already active).

Participation is free, during the open event it will be possible to write memories on the YouTube chat.


MYOC BARC webApp online
ANIV proudly announces this interactive tool to surf BARC results

Posted on by BARC organizing committee

12 years later BARC launching, a new web app is available to collect, postprocess and compare the large amount of scientific results obtained by the international community on the BARC flow. BARC-MYOC (Make Your Own Comparison) is available here.
Enjoy using it!


Seminar on Scientific and Technical Publishing
Live Talk by Prof. T. Stathopoulos (Concordia University), on February 12th, 15-16 CET

Posted on by Federico Canepa

The seminar is based on the presenter’s experience as Editor of an international Elsevier journal, the journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. Useful bibliographic parameters, including the impact factor will be presented and discussed. The entire publication process from the submission to the final disposition of a paper will be demystified. The peer-review process with its difficulties will be analyzed.

The workshop may be very beneficial to post-graduate students, researchers and junior Assistant Professors, who quite often struggle with their journal publications and make regretful mistakes that are totally avoidable.

The talk will take place by Teams platform on Friday, February 12th, 2021, 15:00-16:00 (CET).

If you are not an ANIV-G participant, please register by sending us a message to giovaniingegnerivento@gmail.com specifying your given and family names from an address linked to your Microsoft Teams account.

Flyer of the event: Webinar_Stathopoulos


Watch the video of the last ANIV-WES joint webinar

Posted on by Federico Canepa

The video of the last ANIV-WES joint webinar “Good Practice for use of Experimental and Computational Methods for Wind Pressures on Structures and Facades” is now available online at ICE website.

You can find the video here: enjoy watching it!


A piece of ANIV in the 4th International Wind Engineering Seminar
Luca Caracoglia and Claudio Mannini will give a talk during the IAWE Seminar on "Developments in Bridge Aerodynamics"

Posted on by Federico Canepa

During the next International Wind Engineering Seminar organized by the University of Birmingham and sponsored by IAWE, two out of five invited speakers will be active members of ANIV, which confirms the international recognition of the Association. The seminar, which will be held on January 7th, 2021 at 13.00 (CEST), will focus on “Developments in Bridge Aerodynamics”. The two ANIV speakers will be Luca Caracoglia (North Eastern University, Boston, USA, “Relevance of Uncertainty Quantification to Study Wind Load Variability and its Effects on Long-Span Bridge Aeroelasticity”) and Claudio Mannini (University of Florence, Italy, “Nonlinear modelling of self-excited forces for a long-span bridge under turbulent wind”), while the other invited speakers of the seminar will be John Owen (main speaker), Steve Cai and Ole A. Øiseth.

The registration link for the seminar can be found at: registration_link

Further details, including the abstracts of the talk and the biographical details of the speakers, can be found at: talk_details


“The fascinating challenges of bluff-body aerodynamics”
Live Talk by G. Buresti, on October 29th, 10-11 a.m. CET

Posted on by Federico Canepa

Bluff-body aerodynamics is a complex and intriguing field from both the research and engineering points of view. Prof. Guido Buresti (University of Pisa, University of Genova), will introduce the ANIV Young Researchers to such a fascinating world. Flow fields around bluff bodies, aerodynamic forces on them, aeroelastic phenomena and flow-control strategies will be discussed, and open research topics will be outlined by one among the major protagonists of Bluff-Body Aerodynamics worldwide.

The talk will take place by Teams platform on Thursday, October 29th, 2020, 10:00-11:00 (CEST).

If you are not an ANIV-G participant, please register by sending us a message to giovaniingegnerivento@gmail.com specifying your given and family names from an address linked to your Microsoft Teams account.


Ph.D. session @ IN-VENTO 2020 online event
Great success of the event organized by ANIV-G within the One-Day IN-VENTO 2020 online event

Posted on by Federico Canepa

During the last One-Day On-Line Event IN-VENTO 2020, a session devoted to Ph.D. students was organized by ANIV-G. ANIV-G is the group of young researchers within ANIV. Its goal is to promote cooperation in the Wind Engineering discipline, ease the exchange of ideas, support the spreading of knowledge, and favor contamination with other scientific communities.

The spirit of the Ph.D. session was to learn about each other’s research projects and encouraging collaboration. Seven high-quality presentations were given by young researchers, covering several aspects associated with Wind Engineering and highlighting challenges in investigating new topics. The session was followed by an average of 90 attendees, with about 45 members affiliated to ANIV-G. During the session, the QA sessions were opened by the audience providing interesting stimulus for new research ideas. The great success of this event strengthens the motivation of ANIV-G in further networking researchers and practitioners dealing with wind engineering applications worldwide.


ANIV-WES joint web event
A. Allsop & L. Bruno will be the speakers of the event scheduled on October 1

Posted on by Federico Canepa

The Italian Association for Wind Engineering, together with the British Wind Engineering Society, announces the WEB event “Good Practice for use of Experimental and Computational Methods for Wind Pressures on Structures and Facades” that will be held on Thursday, October 1, 5pm CET.

The event is aimed at discussing aspects related with the use of Wind Tunnel tests and CFD simulations to support wind-resistant structural design, both tools being now introduced in Codes of Practice as an option to supplement data included in the Code or available from the scientific and technical literature.

Event chaired by F. Ricciardelli (Univ. Campania “L. Vanvitelli”)

Speakers:

A. Allsop (Arup, WES), “Derivation of Design Wind Pressures using Experimental Methods – A history of good practice”

L. Bruno (Politecnico di Torino, ANIV), “CWE for design: instruction for use and side effects”

Further information may be found at: https://www.windengineering.org.uk/events/good-practice-for-use-of-experimental-and-computational-methods-for-wind-pressures-on-structures-and-facades/

To book and participate: https://www.ice.org.uk/events/wind-pressures-on-structures-and-facades-webinar


ANIV AWARD 2020 remitted
Lorenzo Raffaele wins the Top Award!

Posted on by Federico Canepa

The jury of the ANIV Award 2020 unanimously remitted the Top Award to Lorenzo Raffaele (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorenzo-raffaele-ab7254b6/) for the paper Windblown sand action on civil structures: Definition and probabilistic modelling (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.10.017)

The papers by

Andrea Giachetti (https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-giachetti-379191a4/), Two-dimensional study of a rectangular cylinder with a forebody airtight screen at a small distance (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2019.03.015)
Tommaso Massai (https://www.linkedin.com/in/tommaso-massai-a108b027/), The effect of angle of attack on flow-induced vibration of low-side-ratio rectangular cylinders (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2018.07.011)

received special mentions.

Congratulations from ANIV!


ANIV AWARD 2020: Shortlisted candidates
The winner will be announced at the In-Vento 2020 online event on September 7th, 2020

Posted on by Federico Canepa

The papers by

have been shortlisted by the Jury of the ANIV AWARD 2020 (https://www.aniv-iawe.org/award/). They will be presented, and the winner announced, during the In-Vento 2020 online event (https://in-vento2020.org/) on September 7th, 2020.

Congrats!


IN-VENTO 2020
Online-September 7, 2020

Posted on by ANIV Steering Committee

Due to the Covid-19 contingencies, a one-day online event will replace the forthcoming Conference of the Italian Association for Wind Engineering, scheduled for September 7th 2020. As in the past meetings, the online event will be aimed at offering prospects for young researchers in Wind Engineering in Italy and abroad.

More information at www.in-vento2020.org

 

The next IN-VENTO Conference will be held in Lecco, in 2022 hosted by Politecnico di Milano, and chaired by Alberto Zasso


ANIV Young Author Award 2020
Call for abstracts

Posted on by ANIV Steering Committee

ANIV is calling for candidatures for ANIV Award 2020, to be remitted to a young researcher, Author of a scientific paper in the broad field of Wind Engineering, and published in an international journal from Jan 1st 2018 to Dec 31st 2019. Candidatures should be submitted no later than June 30th 2020.

For details of the Award rules and submission process, please refer to the AWARD page


H2020 MSCA/IFs to Italian Wind Engineers
Individual Fellowship 2019

Posted on by ANIV Steering Committee

Two ANIV members are the recent recipients of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Individual Fellowship 2019, under the Excellence Pillar of the Horizon 2020 EU research programme:
– Francesco Petrini (Università di Roma La Sapienza), for the project: Smart Tall Buildings by using Piezoelectricity in Joints (SMART-UP) at Swansea University (UK);
– Lorenzo Raffaele (Politecnico di Torino), for the project: Hybrid Performance Assessment of Sand Mitigation Measures (HyPer SMM) at von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics (BE).
-ANIV warmly congratulates Francesco and Lorenzo for such a brilliant result, that recognizes their past achievements, and future scientific potential.

More information here


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