THWARTS is the new venue for inter-disciplinary tornado science discussion and collaboration – come to be inspired, to share your insight, and to connect with the current and future leaders in tornado research.
Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) and the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign are pleased to launch the joint THWARTS / IBHS Natural Hazards Symposium Series.
Following the success of the THWARTS (Tornado Hazard Wind Assessment and Reduction Symposium) held at the University of Illinois in 2018-2019, IBHS is pleased to join as a co-sponsor of the series. Due to the current COVID restrictions, we are planning to host webinars on (nominally) a monthly basis until the in-person series can resume.
The seminar series is focused on promoting research and collaborations in the field of tornado science and engineering by:
– Connecting new students, academic researchers, and industry partners with those established in the field
– Highlighting historical and leading-edge research developments
– Highlighting student internship opportunities
– Coalescing interdisciplinary tornado research
See the PROGRAM for upcoming talks.
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