Giacomo Valerio Iungo

Armin Zare


[email protected]
Phone: 972-883-4621
Mail Box: WT10
Office: WSTC 2.208
800 West Campbell Rd.
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

Personal Website
Google Scholar Page
Wind Energy Facilities
Wind Flux Lab
BLAST Wind Tunnel

Associate Professor


2007 – Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, the University of Pisa, Italy
2003 – M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, the University of Pisa, Italy

Research Interests

Experimental fluid mechanics with applications to power harvesting from turbulent flows.

Five Most Recent Journal Publications, Book Chapters, and Books

  • G. Valerio Iungo, “Experimental characterization of wind turbine wakes: wind tunnel tests and wind LiDAR measurements,” Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 149 (2016): 35-39
  • Ryan Ashton, Francesco Viola, Simone Camarri, Francois Gallaire and G. Valerio Iungo, “Hub vortex instability within wind turbine wakes: Effects of wind turbulence, loading conditions and blade aerodynamics,” Physical Review Fluids, 1, 073603
  • G. Valerio Iungo and Fernando Porté-Agel, “Volumetric lidar scanning of wind turbine wakes under convective and neutral atmospheric stability regimes,” Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 31(10) (2014): 2035-2048
  • Francesco Viola, G. Valerio Iungo, Simone Camarri, Fernando Porté-Agel and Francois Gallaire, “Prediction of the hub vortex instability in a wind turbine wake: stability analysis with eddy-viscosity models calibrated on wind tunnel data,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 750 (2014): R1
  • G. Valerio Iungo, Francesco Viola, Simone Camarri, Fernando Porté-Agel and Francois Gallaire, “Linear stability analysis of wind turbine wakes performed on wind tunnel measurements,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 737 (2013): 499-526

Major Honors and Awards

  • 2010 Special mention for the prize “Best Italian junior researcher in Wind Engineering for the biennium 2008 – 2010”, ANIV, Italian board for the International Association for Wind Engineering, 2nd July 2010, Spoleto, Italy.
  • 2007 Fellowship for an international collaboration to carry out the master thesis, funded by the University of Pisa, Italy.