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WIRE Lab visit: the Boundary-Layer Wind Tunnel facility

Apr 30, 20238:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Place Ada Lovelace


-- ONLINE REGISTRATION SOLD OUT -- Remaining places will be available at the reception desk in front of the SG building (Ada Lovelace Place) on the day of the event. WIRE Laboratory (Wind Engineering and Renewable Energy Laboratory): How to improve wind energy efficiency? We aim to improve our understanding of the flow phenomena involved in wind energy, such as the interaction between wind and turbines, allowing for a better planning and operation of wind farms. Visit of WiRE Laboratory: The visitors will get a tour of the state-of-the-art wind tunnel facility at WiRE, EPFL. They will get an introduction of how the wind tunnel operates, where different optical measurement techniques will be showcased. The tour will conclude with a brief summary of research carried out in the facility. >>>> Details of the lab visits (In English ): • 10:00 / 12:00 / 14:00 • Duration of lab visit: 30min ≈ • On-site or online registration (ticketing) • Meeting point in front of the SG building

Activity Type

Guided Tour

Target audience

Children (11-13 years)
Young people (14-16 ans)



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