HyPer SMM on “Horizon: the EU Research & Innovation magazine”

“Horizon, The EU Research & Innovation Magazine” on behalf of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation talks about the H2020 MSCA ongoing and completed projects Hybrid Performance assessment of Sand Mitigation Measures (HyPer SMM) and Sand Mitigation around Railway Tracks (SMaRT) with the article “Saving railways from sand” .
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1st journal paper published on JWEIA

The first journal paper published in the framework of the HyPer SMM project has been published on Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics by Elsevier.
This study deals with similarity criteria for Wind-Sand Tunnel Tests of surface mounted obstacles, such as Sand Mitigation Measures, by outlining strengths and weaknesses.

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ANIV Top Award 2020

The jury of the ANIV Award 2020 unanimously remitted the Top Award to Lorenzo Raffaele for the paper Windblown sand action on civil structures: Definition and probabilistic modelling. The Award is remitted at the IN-VENTO conference for a scientific paper on Wind Engineering written by a young researcher.

The papers by:

– Andrea Giachetti, Two-dimensional study of a rectangular cylinder with a forebody airtight screen at a small distance

– Tommaso Massai, The effect of angle of attack on flow-induced vibration of low-side-ratio rectangular cylinders

received special mentions.