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July 8-16, 2013 
Wind tunnel test campaign of in its wind engineering configuration is performed. Objective: quantification of the characteristics of the simulated Atmospheric Boundary Layer (ABL). This work is carried out in the scope of the SIMBA project (Walloon region grants).
July 4, 2013 

A paper co-authored by members of the research team was presented at the 5th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences (EUCASS 2013) in Munich, Germany. 
June 24-26, 2013 

Three papers are presented by the members of the research team at the International Forum on Aeroelasticity & Structural Dynamics (IFASD) in Bristol, UK.
June 20, 2013 

The wind tunnel seen on the ULg's web TV ! See the promotional video for the Engineering cursus (wind tunnel appears at 4'10'').  
May 2, 2013 

Mathieu Barbason joined the team as a Research Engineer/ PhD student. 
April 29, 2013 

A new journal paper by T. Andrianne, K. Yasue, A. Guissart, V. Terrapon, G. Dimitriadis, S. Kuchi-Ishi, S. Watanabe, entitled "Integration Experimental and Computational Fluid Dynamics approaches using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Techniques" was accepted for publication in a Special Issue on Integration between EFD and CFD in Progress in Aerospace Sciences. 
April 15, 2013 
Wind tunnel test campaign of a propeller dedicated to integrate a quadricopter UAV (student project of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
April 11-12, 2013 
Wind tunnel test campaign of a new experimental apparatus for 2 dof's nonlinear aeroelastic wing (by Dr. N. Abdul Razak)
April 11, 2013 
A paper entitled "Dynamic Stall and Stall Flutter Simulations for a 2D Airfoil Using Viscous-Inviscous Coupling" by J.I. Rothkegel and Prof. G. Dimitriadis, was presented at 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference in Boston.
March 23, 2013 
PhD graduation ceremony: Dr. N. Abdul Razak (11th from left) and Dr. T. Andrianne (first from left) 
© Michel Houet Ulg
March 18, 2013 
The wind tunnel participated in the Printemps des Sciences organized by the University of Liège.  
March 6, 2013 
Participation to the 6th International Symposium on Wind Effects on Buildings and Urban Environment (ISWE6) in Tokyo.
February 5, 2013 
The wind tunnel participated in the Day of Secondary Education organized by the University of Liège.  
January 13, 2013
A journal article entitled "Experimental and numerical investigations of the torsional flutter oscillations of a 4:1 rectangular cylinder" by T. Andrianne and G. Dimitriadis has been accepted for publication in Journal of Fluids and Structures.
December 7, 2012
Participation to the yearly seminar of ERCOFTAC at Louvain-la-Neuve.
December 3 to 7, 2012
Aeroelastic workshop by Prof. G. Dimitriadis at EMBRAER (Brazil).
November 28 to 30, 2012
Wind tunnel testing of aeroelastic systems for energy harvesting, in collaboration with Prof. Corrado Boragno from University of Genova.
November 20 to 28, 2012
Aeroelastic lectures by Prof. G. Dimitriadis at ISAE (France).
November 12 to 13, 2012
Participation to APEC-WW2012 in Hanoi. This workshop deals with the harmonization of wind loading codes in Asian Pacific Economies Cooperation (APEC). 
October 3 to 5, 2012
A paper entitled: "Using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Methods for Comparing CFD Results to Experimental Measurements" was presented at INTEGRATION2012 conference in Tokyo, Japan.
September 20, 2012
Wind tunnel testing of a horizontal axis wind turbine.
September 17 to 19, 2012
Participation to the International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering (ISMA) in Leuven. Presentation of a paper entitled: "Damping identification of linear dynamic systems using Common-base Proper Orthogonal Decomposition" by T. Andrianne and G. Dimitriadis.
September 3, 2012
Mathieu Torfs has joined the team as technician.
June 29, 2012
End of the academic year.
May 23 to 24, 2012
Thomas Andrianne has participated to the annual meeting of AIV in Paris. He gave a presentation entitled: "Comparison of numerical results to experimental measurements using Proper Orthognal Decomposition".
May 22, 2012
Thomas Andrianne has successfully defended his PhD thesis, entitled: "Experimental and Numerical Investigations of the Aeroelastic Stability of Bluff Structures"
May 15, 2012
Norizham A. Razak has successfully defended his PhD thesis, entitled: "Experimental Investigation of the Aerodynamics and Aeroelasticity of Flapping, Plunging and Pitching Wings"
May 14 to 16, 2012
New wind tunnel test campaign on the flapper with R. Nudds from University of Manchester.
May 9 to 11, 2012
T. Andrianne participated in the 9th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics in Brussels. He presented a poster entitled "Numerical Simulations of Torsional Flutter Oscillations of a Bluff Body: Energy Issues". 
April 23 to 26, 2012
Three members of the team (Prof. G. Dimitriadis, T. Andrianne and N.A.Razak) flew to Hawaii for presenting 6 papers at the 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference


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