University of Split, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Split (FESB) is one of four partners of WIND RISK project. The project is co funded by European Commision Civil Protection Financial Instrument and the entire project value amounts 400.000,00€.
Implementation of the “WIND RISK Prevention” project began in 2015, and the planned duration is two years. Implementation of this, international, project involved four partners from three European countries:
- University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil Engineering
- Technical University of Dortmund
- University of Split, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Split
The first project meeting was held on 29 1. 2015 in Ajdovscina in Slovenia.
Overall project value is 400.000,00€, of which 75% is funded by the Civil Protection Financial Instrument of European Commission. The project aims to achieve improvement and harmonization of existing measures preventing the consequences of strong wind on the population, infrastructure, transport, buildings and forests by using scientific methods and innovative recommendations, all this with particular emphasis on climate change.
Participating members of Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Split, who also attended this meeting, are doc. Ph. D. Ljiljana Šerić, prof. Ph. D. Darko Stipaničev and doc. Ph. D. Damir Krstinić.
Project coordinator, prof. dr. Goran Turk from the University of Ljubljana, presented report from the previous meeting held with the European Commission in Brussels, and the project partners arranged the course and responsibilities of project activities. Also, it was agreed that the next project meeting, planned for September, will again be hosted by Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Split.
After the meeting, a press conference was held that was attended by the representatives of local and national Slovenian media.