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+ US UK Worksop on offshore wind hosted at UMass Amherst

+ NAWEA/WIndTech Conference at UMass Amherst

+ New papers accepted on CFS system reliability, composite wood and bamboo + Fiona O’Donnell joins research group

+ New research project on offshore geostastics

+ New papers on offshore wind and material heterogeneity, see list of papers (Fall 2015)

+ New NSF award on offshore wind (Aug 2015)

+ New NSF award on cross laminated timber (Aug 2015) 

+ Prof. Arwade co-organizes NSF workshop on the teaching of structural art (June 2015)

+ Recent papers on offshore wind energy: Foundationshazard modelingbreaking waves (Winter / Spring 2015)

+ Hannah Johlas of Macalaster College joins group as a summer REU student (June 2015)

+ Wystan Carswell attends OMAE offshore conference in St. John's to discuss foundation damping (May 2015)

+ Kai Wei and Sanjay Arwade attend Structures Congress 2015 in Portland, Oregon to make presentations on offshore structures and structural art (April 2015)

+ Kai Wei will Join Northeastern University as a postdoc in September 2015

+ New NSF award for development and dissemination of teaching materials for structural art (Fall 2014)+ Papers accepted on steel foam structural components (40 in pubs list) and Analysis of offshore wind turbines (39 in pubs list)
+ Paper accepted on fragility analysis of trees (38 in pubs list)
+ Paper on stationarity of offshore wind records (36 in pubs list)
+ Paper accepted on void structure of parallel strand lumber (37 in pubs list)
+ Mass. Clean Energy Center awards wind energy funding (fall 2013)+ Paper accepted on dynamics of trees (fall 2013)
+ Paper accepted on soil-structure interaction for monopiles (fall 2013)
+ Kai Wei joins wind energy research team (fall 2013)
+ Papers and talks presented at ICOSSAR '13 conference and EMI '13 conference (summer 2013)
+ NSF awards grant: Collaborative Research: GOALI: Advancing System Reliability with Application to Light-Framed Structures (spring 2013)
+ Prof. Arwade gives lectures at Univ. Perugia, Florence, and Surrey (UK) while on sabbatical (spring 2013)
+ Wystan Carswell receives prize at NE Geotech symposium (11/12)
+ NSF awards grant to study hurricane risk to offshore wind turbines (9/12)
+ Prof. Arwade returns from trip to Switzerland with bridge and buildings pics (6/12).
+ Wikipedia article on structural art published (1/12)