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Centre for Wind, Waves and Water

Leading research in energy, water and environment

We promote and support collaborative academic and industry-sponsored research in energy harvesting and energy efficiency, water quality and water resources management, wind engineering, and environmental modelling. 

About the centre

The Centre for Wind, Waves and Water was established in 2006 with the mission of promoting and supporting collaborative academia and research sponsored by industrial partners in various fields of energy, water and environment.

The centre is widening the understanding and knowledge transfer of quantitative and qualitative aspects related to energy harvesting and efficiency, water resources management and environmental modelling through its many advanced laboratories. These facilities, including the Fluids Laboratory and the Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel, are accessible to talented students studying in the field and our industry partners.

Our laboratories and facilities

Professor Chengwang Lei

Professor Chengweng Lei
Centre Director
Academic profile