At International Conferences/Symposiums

  • Wind climates, characteristics of winds in urban area, Workshop on Wind Effects on Greenery Systems, National Parks Board, Singapore, April 1 (2016)
  • Wind loads on solar arrays and wind-induced vibrations of solar wings (Keynote), The 5th International Workshop on Structural Wind Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, March 21 (2016)
  • Mitigation of wind-induced responses of super-tall buildings and pedestrian-level winds by shape modification, Public Lecture, Australasian Wind Engineering Society, Brisbane, Australia, December 8 (2015)
  • Damping in Buildings, The 9th National Conference on Structural and Vibration Control, of China, Guangzhou, China, November 16 (2015)
  • Damping in buildings and mitigation of wind-induced response of tall buildings by shape modifications, The 15th Conference on Seismic Resistant Design of Tall Buildings, Architectural Institute of China, Guiyang, China, November 6 (2015)
  • Recent development and challenges in wind engineering (Keynote), Symposium on
  • Progress in Wind Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Tamkang University, Chinese Taipei, November 2 (2015)
  • Mitigation of wind-induced responses and pedestrian level winds by shape modification of super-tall buildings (Keynote), The Fourth International Workshop on Structural Wind Engineering, August 14-16, 2015, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China (2015)
  • Effects of configuration of super-tall buildings on aerodynamic response and pedestrian level wind, Honorary Symposium on Wind on Buildings and Cities, Eindhoven, Netherlands, (2015)
  • Aerodynamic characteristics of tall buildings with various configurations and pedestrian-level flow (Keynote), The 7th International Symposium on Environmental Effects on Buildings and People: Actions, Influences, Interactions, Discomfort, Krakow, Poland (2014)
  • Mitigation of wind-induced vibrations of super-tall buildings by passive aerodynamic means, The 1st International Symposium on Wind Effects and Super-tall Building Engineering, Dankook University, Korea (2014)
  • Development of CFD and applications: monologue by a non-CFD expert (Keynote), The 6th International Symposium on Computational Wind Engineering (CWE2014), Hamburg, Germany (2014)
  • Aerodynamic and response characteristics of tall buildings with various configurations, International Wind Engineering Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan (2014) 
  • Mitigation of wind-induced vibrations of super-tall buildings by passive aerodynamic means (Keynote), National Symposium on Vibration and Control of Structures under Wind Actions, Hanoi (2014)
  • Aerodynamic and response characteristics of super-tall buildings with various configurations (Keynote), The 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering, Chennai, India (2013)
  • Structural Wind Engineering: introduction, recent topics, and future prospects, 2013 International Conference on Industrial Aerodynamics, Changsha, China (2013)
  • Tall building design and related emerging issues (Keynote), The 2nd International Workshop on Wind Engineering, Shanghai, China (2013)
  • Wind loads acting on scaffolding system (Keynote), Chinese National Conference on Structural Wind Engineering, Chengdu, China (2013)
  • Aerodynamic characteristics of tall buildings with unconventional configurations, Inaugural Workshop "111 Project", Beijing, China (2013)
  • Aerodynamic characteristics of tall buildings with unconventional configurations (Keynote), Workshop on Wind Engineering, Prospects and Challenges, Assam Engineering College, Guwahati, India (2013)
  • Extreme winds, Wind characteristics of strong tropical cyclones (Keynote), Workshop on
  • Wind Disaster Management - Challenges Ahead, Royal Group of Institutions, Guwahati, India (2013)
  • Universal Equivalent Static Wind Load (Keynote), 1st HKWES Workshop on Wind Engineering, Hong Kong (2013)
  • Extreme winds (Keynote), 6th National Conference on Wind Engineering, Indian Society
  • for Wind Engineering, New Delhi, India (2012)
  • Recent topics in wind engineering and building aerodynamics with special reference to
  • 634m-high Tokyo Sky Tree (Keynote), International Conference on Emerging Trends in Science, Engineering and Technology INCOSET-2012, Tiruchirappalli, India (2012)
  • Aerodynamic characteristics of tall buildings with unconventional configurations (Keynote), Italian Conference on Wind Engineering, IN-VENTO 2012, Venice, Italy (2012)
  • Wind characteristics of a strong typhoon, UNESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee, Hangzhou, China (2012)
  • Why Tall? (Panel) Green, Safety and Humanity, CTBUH 2011 World Conference, Seoul, Korea (2011)
  • Tornado Disaster Risk Reduction: Mechanism, Effects and Measures, Policy and Technical Workshop on Enhancing Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction - Challenges to Cope with Tornado and Landslide in Myanmar -, Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) and SEEDS Asia (2011)
  • Climate Change and Wind-Related Disaster Risk Reduction, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, AOGS2011, Taipei, Taiwan (2011)
  • Saving of Lives and Improved  Coastal Risk Management through Regional Cooperation in Ocean and Marine Related Early Warning Systems in Asia (Panelist), Side Event, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Third Session, United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR), Geneva, Switzerland (2011)
  • Comparing the Results of Wind-Tunnel Studies of Unconventionally-Shaped Tall Buildings (Panelist), ASCE Structures Congress 2011, Las Vegas, USA (2011)
  • Recent topics of wind engineering and building aerodynamics with special reference in Tokyo Sky Tree, Annual General Meeting with Lecture, ASCE Japan Section (2010)
  • Wind actions and building safety, The 3rd International Conference on Technology of Architecture and Structure, Beijing, China (2010)
  • Universal Equivalent Static Wind Load and Database Assisted Design of Long-span Roof Structures (Keynote), 2010 Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS2010) Shanghai, China (2010)
  • Wind characteristics of a strong typhoon, International Workshop on Wind Engineering Research and Practice, Chapel Hill. NC, USA (2010)
  • Aerodynamic e-database assisted design of buildings (Keynote), IV European Conference on Computational Mechanics, Paris, France (2010)
  • Wind-related Disaster Risk and Reduction, UNESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee, Singapore (2010)
  • Wind-induced damage to buildings and disaster risk reduction (Keynote), The 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering (2009)
  • Wind and tall buildings (Keynote), The 5th European and African Conference on Wind Engineering, Firenze, Italy (2009)
  • Pressure distributions and flow fields imposing extreme wind force components, BBAA VI International Colloquium on: Bluff Bodies Aerodynamics & Applications, Milano, Italy, (2008)
  • Wind resistant design of tall building, International Conference on Modern Design Construction & Maintenance of Structures, Vietnam (2007)
  • Extreme winds and damage assessment, 27th Sino-Japanese Modern Engineering and Technology Symposium, Taiwan (2007)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings (Keynote), Chinese Conference on Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Chengdu, China (2007)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings in Japan, International Wind Loading Workshop, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia (2006)
  • Damping in buildings and estimation techniques, Australasian Wind Engineering Society, Queenstown, New Zealand (2006)
  • Damping in buildings and estimation Techniques, The 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering (APCWE-VI), Seoul, Korea (2005)
  • Frequency-spatial domain decomposition technique with applications in operational modal analysis of civil engineering structures, The 1st International Operational Modal Analysis Conference (IOMAC), Copenhagen, Denmark (2005)
  • Wind damage to buildings (Keynote), The 1st Workshop on Temporary Building Engineering, Fukuoka, Japan (2004)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings, Architectural Institute of Korea, Seoul (2004)
  • - Evaluation techniques for damping in buildings, International Workshop on Wind Engineering & Science (WES’04), Delhi, India (2004)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings in Japan, North American Steel Construction Conference, Long Beach, USA (2004)
  • Revision of AIJ Recommendations for Wind Loads on Buildings, The International Wind Engineering Symposium (IWES2003), Taipei, Taiwan (2003)
  • Design issues for tall buildings from accelerations to damping –tribute to Hatsuo Ishizaki and Vinod Modi- (Keynote), 11th International Conference on Wind Engineering, Lubbock Texas, USA (2003)
  • Activities of Committee on Wind Loads, AIJ, Korea-Japan Seminar on Wind Hazard Mitigation, Seoul, Korea (2003)
  • Recent topics in wind engineering focusing on monitoring techniques (Keynote), International Conference on Advances in Building Technology, ABT 2002, Hong Kong (2002)
  • Mitigation of vibration of buildings and structures, Research Problems in Civil Engineering, Krinica, Poland (2002)
  • Wind load combinations for low-rise and middle-rise buildings, The 7th Italian National Conf. on Wind Engineering, IN-VENTO2002 (2002)
  • Quasi-static wind load combinations for buildings, The Second International Symposium on Advances in Wind & Structures, Busan, Korea (2002)
  • GPS monitoring of wind-induced responses, The Second International Symposium on Advances in Wind and Structures, AWAS’02, Pusan, Korea (2002)
  • Damping in buildings for wind resistant design, First International Symposium on Wind and Structures for the 21st Century, Cheju, Korea (2000)
  • Extreme load distributions on buildings with a rectangular plan, The First International Conference on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Seoul, Korea (1999)
  • Application of damping devices to suppress wind-induced responses of buildings (Keynote), A Centennial Memorial Conference, Dynamics and Design Conference ’97, JSME, Tokyo International Forum (1997)
  • Application of damping devices to suppress wind-induced motion of buildings (Keynote), Second European & African Conference on Wind Engineering, Genova, Italy (1997)
  • Wind tunnel test & field measurement of wind pressure & wind-induced response of building (Keynote), Special Seminar of Technical Research Institute, Daewoo Construction, Seoul, Korea (1996)
  • Effectiveness of tuned liquid dampers under wind excitation, Special Session to Honor Professor Vinod J. Modi at the time of his retirement, 15th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Victoria, Canada (1995)

At Universities/Institutes

  • Wind loads on green roofing systems and flow around buildings, Skyrise Greenery Seminar, Center for Urban Greenery and Ecology, Singapore, March 31 (2016)
  • Mitigation of responses of super-tall buildings and pedestrian level winds by shape modification, CSIR Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, India, Feb 2 (2016)
  • Wind-induced damage to buildings and structures and mitigation measures, IIT Roorkee, India, February 1 (2016)
  • Structural wind engineering: Introduction, recent topics, and future prospects, Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science, Madanapalle, India, January 29 (2016)
  • Recent development and challenges in wind engineering, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Hyderabad, India, January 28 (2016)
  • Structural wind engineering: Introduction, recent topics, and future prospects, VIT University, Chennai, India, January 27 (2016)
  • Wind-resistant design of steel buildings and structures, Japan-Thailand EPA Steel Cooperative Program, Tokyo, Japan, December 4 (2015)
  • Universal equivalent static wind load for long-span roof structures, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, November 12 (2015)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings and relevant emerging issues, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, November 4 (2015)
  • Wind resistant design of buildings and related emerging issues, Seminar at Hubei Architectural
  • Engineering University, Zhangjiakou, China, September 24, (2015)
  • Wind-induced damage to buildings and wind resistant design, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Atsugi, Japan, July 6 (2015)
  • Damping in buildings, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, (2015)Aerodynamic characteristics of tall buildings with various configurations and pedestrian level wind, Shantou University, Shantou, China, March 30 (2015) 
  • Effects of configuration of super-tall buildings on aerodynamic response, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, Shenzhen, China, (2015) 
  • Recent wind-induced disasters and full-scale storm simulator to minimize future wind-related disasters, in: site, RMS World Tour, Tokyo, Japan (2014)
  • Wind-induced disasters in developing countries, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Uji, Japan (2014)
  • Wind-induced damage to school buildings in the Philippines due to Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 and lessons, Seminar on Building Resiliency in the Philippines, Feedback of the post-disaster survey in 2013, JICA Philippines, (2014)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings and relevant emerging issues, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China (2014)
  • Tornado disasters and countermeasures: from wind engineering point of view, Summer School,
  • Meteorological Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan (2014) 
  • Wind resistant performance of structures and structural safety, Association of Structural Design Office, Tokyo, Japan (2014)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings and relevant emerging issues, Klima Campus Colloquium, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (2014)
  • Aerodynamic and response characteristics of tall buildings with various configurations, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (2014)
  • Correlation and combination of wind force components - Most efficient observation of random phenomena: Points to note of POD, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan (2014)
  • Structural Wind Engineering: introduction, recent topics and future prospects - The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disasters on March 11, 2011, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (2014)
  • Tornado disaster risk reduction: mechanism, effects and measures, Institute of Building Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam (2014)
  • Universal equivalent static wind load and four other lectures, Malaysia Pahang University, Kuantan, Malaysia (2014)
  • Aerodynamic and response characteristics of tall buildings with various configurations, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada (2014)
  • Structural Wind Engineering: introduction, recent topics and future prospects, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China (2013)
  • Structural Wind Engineering: introduction, recent topics and future prospects, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, China (2013)
  • Structural Wind Engineering: introduction, recent topics and future prospects, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China (2013)
  • Wind-induced disaster and wind engineering study, Peking University, Beijing, China (2013)
  • Contribution of overall behaviors and local behaviors for largest wind load effects on structural members, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China (2013)
  • Universal Equivalent Static Wind Load distributions, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, US (2013) 
  • Aerodynamic characteristics of tall buildings with unconventional configurations, Rowan Williams Davies and Irwin Inc. (RWDI), Guelph, Canada (2013)
  • The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disasters on March 11, 2011, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (2013)
  • Introduction to wind engineering, StarTech Special Lecture, Guwahati, India (2013)
  • Pressure distributions and flow fields causing extreme wind force components, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China (2013)
  • Most efficient observation of random fields, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (2013)
  • Recent topics in wind engineering, CSIR Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, India (2012)
  • Damping in buildings and damping devices to suppress wind-induced responses of buildings, Vietnam National Academy for Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam (2012)
  • The East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster on March 11, 2011, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (2012)
  • Introduction to structural wind engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy (2012)
  • Understanding and mathematical model, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China (2012)
  • Suppression of wind-induced vibration of buildings, China Academy of Building Research, Beijing, China (2012)
  • The East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster on March 11, 2011, The University of Notre Dame, South Bend, USA (2012)
  • Suppression of wind-induced vibration of buildings, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China (2011)
  • Recent topics of wind engineering and building aerodynamics with special reference to 534m-high Tokyo Sky Tree, Chan’An University, Xi’an, China (2011)
  • Recent topics of wind engineering and building aerodynamics with special reference to 534m-high Tokyo Sky Tree, Huangshi Institute of Technology, Huangshi, China (2011)
  • Full-scale and model-scale studies in wind engineering, Central South University, Changsha, China (2011)
  • Monitoring techniques in structural wind engineering, Hunan University, Changsha, China (2011)
  • Model-scale study on aerodynamic characteristics of tall buildings with various unconventional configurations and two other lectures, Opole Technical University, Poland (2011)
  • Wind tunnel testing techniques and efficiency, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China (2011)
  • East Japan Earthquake Disaster due to the 2011 Off the Pacific Coast Tohoku Earthquake, Harbin Institute of Technology, Beijing, China (2011)
  • Wind actions, induced disasters and risk reduction, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China (2011)
  • Wind disasters and Wind Tunnel Experiments, Open Seminar, Kogakuin University, Japan (2010)
  • Monitoring techniques in wind engineering, The McDonald-Mehta Lecture Series, Texas Tech University, USA (2010)
  • Wind power activities in Japan, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania (2010)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings and relevant issues, Samsung Construction (2010)
  • Pressure distributions and flow fields imposing extreme wind force components and others, Chinese Aerodynamic Research and Development Center, Mianyang, China (2010)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings and relevant issues, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China (2010)
  • Wind-induced response of buildings and control techniques, Asia Pacific Summer School in Smart Structures Technology, The University of Tokyo, Japan (2010)
  • Monitoring techniques in wind engineering and others, Chang An University, Xian, China (2010)
  • Wind and tall buildings, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China (2009)
  • Monitoring techniques in wind engineering - Wind resistant design of tall buildings, Shijiazhuang
  • Railway Institute, Shijiazhuang, China (2009)
  • Activities of IAWE and TPU Global COE Program, International Center for Water Hazard and Risk
  • Management, PWRI, Tsukuba, Japan (2009)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings and relevant issues, Opening Ceremony of Wind Tunnel Facility of City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (2008)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings and relevant issues, Zhejiang University, Zhejiang, China (2008)
  • Extreme wind events and damage assessment, Chinese Aerodynamic Research and Development Center, Mianyang, China (2008)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings, Hanoi Architectural University, Hanoi, Vietnam (2007)
  • Damping in buildings and universal ESWL, University of Genova, Italy (2007)
  • Universal ESWL, Tongji University, Shanghai, China (2007)
  • Visualization of wind-induced phenomena, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan (2007)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings, Institute of Building Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam (2006)
  • Extreme wind events and damage assessment, Tongji University, Shanghai, China (2006)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings in Japan, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China (2006)
  • Strong wind events, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China (2006)
  • Strong wind events: full-scale observations, wind tunnel simulation and damage assessment, International Summer School on Full-Scale and Model-Scale Studies of Dynamical Structures, Poland (2006)
  • Strong wind events: Full-scale observations, wind tunnel simulation and damage assessment, Croucher Advanced Study Institute, State-of-the-art Wind Tunnel Modeling and Data Analysis Techniques for Infrastructure and Civil Engineering Applications, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2005)
  • Mitigation of wind-induced vibrations, University of Genova, Genova, Italy (2005)
  • Monitoring techniques in wind-engineering and three other lectures, International Summer School on Full-Scale and Model-Scale Studies of Dynamical Behavior of Large Structures, Poland (2004)
  • Wind resistant design of buildings an structures (10 lectures), Harbin Institute of Technology,  China (2004)
  • Dynamics of tall buildings, overview of design procedures and codification aspects, National Structural Design Committee, South Africa Engineering Association, Johannesburg, SA (2004)
  • Wind resistant design of tall buildings in Japan, Stellenbosch University, South Africa (2004)
  • Wind-induced building response and suppression, COE Open Seminar, Kobe University (2004)
  • Some recent topics in wind resistant design of buildings and structures, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China (2003)
  • Recent topics in wind engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China (2000)
  • Efficient observation technique of random fields, Kyoto University (1998)
  • Suppression of wind-induced vibration of buildings, Technical University of Opole, Katowice, Poland (1998)
  • Which is scarier for your house, Earthquake or Wind? Open Seminar, Keio University (1998)
  • Damping techniques to suppress wind-induced responses of buildings, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Hawaii, USA (1997)
  • Characteristics of fluctuating pressure fields and proper orthogonal decomposition, Tokyo Institute of Technology (1997)
  • Performance based design of buildings for wind actions, Aluminum Building Structure Council, Tokyo (1997)
  • Control of building vibration induced by wind, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China (1996)
  • Recent topics in wind-induced response of buildings, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, USA (1996)