Arindam Gan Chowdhury, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Laboratory Wind Engineering Research, Extreme Events Institute, NHERI Wall of Wind (WOW) Experimental Facility (EF)
Other Titles: Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; PI and Director
Dr. Arindam Gan Chowdhury is Professor at FIU’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and PI and Director of the NSF NHERI Wall of Wind (WOW) Experimental Facility (EF) managed by the Extreme Events Institute. Under Dr. Chowdhury’s direction, the WOW research team has had a significant impact in mitigating hurricane damage by enhancing building codes and patenting innovative mitigation technologies. Dr. Chowdhury is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award and a Research to Application Award from the Florida Sea Grant Program. FIU honored Dr. Chowdhury by naming him a Top Scholar, granting him a Service and Recognition award, and lauding him with the President’s Council Worlds Ahead Faculty Award, which is the university’s highest recognition for faculty members.