News

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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Head of the Laboratory

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Giacomo Valerio Iungo
Associate Professor
Email: [email protected]

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Ph.D. Students

Stefano Letizia

Research Interests: Optimal design of LiDAR scans to investigate atmospheric turbulence and wind turbine wakes, RANS modeling of wind farms, LiDAR measurements of wind-farm wakes

Matteo Puccioni

Research Interests: Lidar measurements, atmospheric boundary-layer turbulence
Yajat Pandya
Research Interests: Lidar measurements, marine atmospheric boundary layer, and marine aerosol transport
Wasi Uddin Ahmed
Research Interests: Wind Tunnel testing of wind farms, Aerodynamic control of wind turbine blades with plasma actuators
Keshav Panthi
Research Interests: Field testing and modeling of leading-edge erosion of wind turbine blades, HIL wind tunnel testing of floating wind turbines, machine-learning modeling of wind farms
Deepak Sapkota
Research Interests: LiDAR measurements, marine-aerosol transport at coastal zones

Undergraduate Students

Coleman Fuller Moss
Research Interests: Machine-learning modeling of wind farms, design and prototyping of an emulator of floating offshore wind turbines (FOWTs) for wind tunnel testing (UTDesign Capstone project 2020/2021)
Reina Simone Woolridge
Research Interests: Design and prototyping of an emulator of floating offshore wind turbines (FOWTs) for wind tunnel testing (UTDesign Capstone project 2020/2021)
Yash Mahendra Rupawat
Research Interests: Design and prototyping of an emulator of floating offshore wind turbines (FOWTs) for wind tunnel testing (UTDesign Capstone project 2020/2021)
Aadi Kothari
Research Interests: Design and prototyping of an emulator of floating offshore wind turbines (FOWTs) for wind tunnel testing (UTDesign Capstone project 2020/2021)
Duon Nguyen
Research Interests: Design and prototyping of an emulator of floating offshore wind turbines (FOWTs) for wind tunnel testing (UTDesign Capstone project 2020/2021)
Aakar Jaiswal
Research Interests: Design and prototyping of an emulator of floating offshore wind turbines (FOWTs) for wind tunnel testing (UTDesign Capstone project 2020/2021)
Aaron Fidelis D’Souza
Research Interests: Optimization of wind-farm layout
Augustine Thien An Nguyen
Research Interests: RANS modeling of wind farms, wind farm blockage
Rashi Daga
Research Interests: RANS modeling of wind farms
Colin Nguyen
Research Interests: RANS modeling of wind farms

WindFluX Alumni

  1. Lu Zhan, Ph.D. student, 08/2015-12/2019, now Post-doc at the University of Minnesota
  2. Jose’ Francisco Herbert Acero, Post-doc, 2018, now a lecturer at UT San Antonio
  3. Behzad Najafi, M.Sc. student 09/2017-01/19
  4. Ryan Ashton, M.Sc. student 09/2014-07/2016, now a researcher at Sandia National Laboratories
  5. Said El-Asha, M.Sc. student 08/2015-12/2017, then employed at Leeward.
  6. Vignesh Santhanagopalan, M.Sc. student 09/2015-12/2017
  7. Mithu Debnath, Ph.D. student 01/2015-05/2018, now a researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory