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2021/02/24: Congratulations to Coleman Moss for receiving a Jonsson School Undergraduate Research Award for his work on modeling wind farm performance with Machine Learning

2020/11/13: Dr. Iungo has received the CAREER Award from NSF CBET Fluid Dynamics!!! (link)

2020/08/26: New NSF MRI project in collaboration with the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities to develop a field-scale imaging system to investigate atmospheric turbulence and aerosol transport (link)

2018/08/20: The UTD BLAST Wind Tunnel is now Fully Operational!  G.V. Iungo design; AIOLOS Engineering; UTD-funded project (link)

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  • 2021/02/24: Congratulations to Coleman Moss for receiving a Jonsson School Undergraduate Research Award for his work on modeling wind farm performance with Machine Learning. We look forward to seeing your next successes as Doctoral Student!!! KUDOS!!!

 

  • 2020/11/13: Dr. Iungo has received a CAREER Award from NSF CBET Fluid Dynamics, Program Manager Ronald Joslin, title: “CAREER: Scalar Transport in High Reynolds Number Boundary Layer with Heterogeneous Roughness and Source Flux: Modeling Marine Aerosol in Coastal Regions”  (link)

 

  • 2020/08/26: New NSF MRI project in collaboration with the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities for developing a field-scale imaging system to investigate atmospheric turbulence and aerosol transport (link)

 

  • 2018/09/04: Dr G.V. Iungo’s interview on Mercury.com (link)

 

  • 2018/08/20 The UTD BLAST Wind Tunnel is now Fully Operational!  G.V. Iungo design; AIOLOS Engineering; UTD-funded project (link)

 

  • 2018/07/19 Congratulations to Dr. Jose’ Francisco Herbert Acero for receiving a new Postdoctoral award by ConTex (co-advised by Prof. Krystel Castillo, UT San Antonio) (link)

 

  • 2018/05/02 Mithu Debnath has defended successfully his Ph.D. entitled “Evolution within the atmospheric boundary layer of coherent structures generated by wind turbines: LiDAR measurements and modal decomposition techniques”, and now he is a Doctor in Mechanical Engineering. Good luck with your new adventure at NREL!

 

  • 2017/09/01 Dr. Iungo has been awarded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to investigate Transport of Aerosolized Oil Droplets in the Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer through LiDAR measurements. (link)

 

  •  2017/12/16 Congratulations to Said El-Asha and Vignesh Santhanagopalan for receiving their M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering with theses in Wind Energy.

 

  • 2017/10/10: A photo of our LiDAR experiment in North Texas is on the cover of the Wind Energy journal! (link)

 

  • 2017/08/11: Dr. Iungo has been awarded by NSF CBET Fluid Dynamics to investigate through LiDAR measurements Very-large-scale motions and their interactions with utility-scale wind turbines (link)

 

  • 2017/05/05: Congrats to the VertiFlow team for winning the UTD Design award 2017 as 3rd best project! Well deserved guys after one year of hard work to design and build a vertical axis wind turbine for wind tunnel testing

 

  • 2017/04/02: A special issue on the XPIA experiment is now published in the journal Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (link)

 

  • 2017/03/29: The WindFlux lab published in the Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (link).

 

  • 2017/03/13: April 20th 2017, 2:30 pm at ECSS 3.503 Osborne room, Dr. Araya, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Houston, will deliver a talk in Mechanical Engineering seminar series of the University of Texas at Dallas (link). The title of the talk : “Vortex dynamics in vertical-axis wind turbine wakes”.

 

  • 2017/03/09: The WindFlux lab published in the Phil Trans A  issue on ‘Wind energy in complex terrains’.

 

  • 2016/11/08/: The WindFlux lab published in the Physical Review Fluids (link).

 

  • 2016/11/08/: Congratulations to Connor Crabtree, Kathrine Civitillo for receiving the UT Dallas Undergraduate Research Scholar Award for undergrad research with Dr. Iungo in Wind Energy.

 

  • 2016/01/08: The WindFluX Lab published  in the JWEIA  (link).

 

  • 2016/03/08:Iungo GV: “Experimental characterization of wind turbine wakes : Wind tunnel tests and wind LiDAR measurements ” (html

 

  •  2015/06/18: The WindFLUX Lab published 4 papers in the proceedings of the Wake Conference 2015  (link).
  1. Ashton R, Viola F, Gallaire F. and Iungo GV: “Effects of incoming wind condition and wind turbin aerodynamics on the hub vortex instability” (html) (pdf)
  2. Viola F, Iungo GV, Camarri S, Porte-Agel F and Gallaire F: “Instability of wind turbine wakes immersed in the atmospheric boundary layer” (html) (pdf)
  3. Iungo GV, Viola F, Ciri U, Rotea MA and Leonardi S: “Data-driven RANS for simulations of large wind farms” (html) (pdf)
  4. Iungo GV, Santoni C, Abkar M, Porte-Agel F, Rotea MA and Leonardi S: “Data-driven Reduced Order Model for prediction of wind turbine wakes” (html) (pdf)
  • 2015/05/05: Dr. Iungo gives a talk for the SAFL seminar series at the University of Minnesota entitled Smart sensing of wind turbine wakes and data-driven algorithms for maximization of wind power harvesting.

 

  •  2015/03/01: The WinFluX Lab takes part in the A2e XPIA experiment at the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory. Follow us on the XPIA blog http://a2expia.blogspot.com/ .

 

  • 2014/12/11-12: Training of the WindFluX team for operating the wind LiDAR WindCube 200S by Leosphere.

 

  • 2014/12/3: The New WindCube 200S by Leosphere has been delivered at UT Dallas.