Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Researchers to Receive Grant from State Agency

Allen Ramsey

January 9, 2023

The Texas Workforce Commission is announcing a grant to Texas Tech University researchers affiliated with the National Wind Institute.

WHAT:  Researchers affiliated with Texas Tech University's National Wind Institute will be presented with the Texas Talent Connection Grant by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). 

WHEN:  10:30 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 11)

WHEREReese Technology Center Building 250, 1103 Fillmore Drive 
Parking for the event will be provided in the lot east of the building across 11th Drive. 

EVENT:  TWC Chairman Bryan Daniel will be on hand to present the Texas Talent Connection Grant to Texas Tech researchers. 


Renewable Energy Program assistant professor Manohar Chamana, Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering Interim Dean Stephen Bayne and Global Laboratory for Energy Asset Management and Manufacturing senior director Argenis Bilbao will be presented with the award.

The multi-year grant totals more than $1 million and provides funds for sustaining a regionally focused training program in industrial automation, operation and cyber-physical security through partnerships with regional education and training resources. 

The “Critical Infrastructure Security Training Programs for Industry, University, and High School Students” was established to meet the growing demand for cyber-physical operations and security expertise in the utilities, energy and manufacturing industries.


CONTACT:  Manohar Chamana
Assistant professor and Graduate adviser, Renewable Energy Program, College of Arts & Sciences, Texas Tech University
(806) 834-6224