Infrastructure

Tien wins NSF funding to improve reliability of our interdependent infrastructure

The National Science Foundation has awarded Iris Tien $499,920 for a three-year project that will develop new computer models of infrastructure systems and the connections between them. The idea is to create a model that can be used for any infrastructure system — water, power, transportation, or communications, for example — and takes into account each component of the system as well as how the system interacts with other infrastructure.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

NSF funds $12M research network to build the healthy, sustainable, livable cities of the future

How will we build the cities of the future in a sustainable way? A new National Science Foundation-funded research network will connect scientists at nine universities with infrastructure groups, public policy experts, and industry partners to reimagine cities. Georgia Tech will be an anchor of the $12 million network, which will be led by the University of Minnesota, and School of Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Ted Russell will serve as a co-director.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Unseen machines: Wang’s tiny strain sensors remotely monitor infrastructure

Micro-electromechanical systems, or MEMS, may not be on your mind, but there could be some in your pocket — or on the bridge you drive across.

Monday, May 4, 2015

DesRoches wins ASCE award for his work on earthquake impacts on vital infrastructure

Reginald DesRoches has won this year’s Charles Martin Duke Lifeline Earthquake Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Brown delivers keynote on water infrastructure and public health

The American Water Works Association gathered in Atlanta last week for its first-ever conference on the nation’s water infrastructure, inviting Joe Brown from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering to deliver a keynote address.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Russell co-authors paper on sustainable infrastructure curriculum in NAE Bridge

A paper outlining a new approach to teaching about sustainability and infrastructure co-authored by Armistead Russell appears in the just-published fall issue of The Bridge, the signature publication of the National Academy of Engineering. The paper covers the development, implementation and assessment of a new summer course they have delivered over the last two years.

Friday, October 17, 2014

10(ish) questions with new faculty member Iris Tien

Iris Tien is the newest member of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, joining the school this fall after completing her Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley. She took a few minutes recently to talk about her work and why it’s important to her.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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