Multi-scale Health Assessment for Effective Levee Management

by Tarek Abdoun, Ph.D., (M.ASCE), Thomas Iovino Career Development Chaired Professor, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs; Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; School of Engineering, RPI, Troy, NY, abdout@rpi.edu,
Victoria Bennett, Ph.D., (A.M.ASCE), Assistant Professor; Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, RPI, Troy, NY, bennev@rpi.edu,
Mourad Zeghal, Ph.D., (A.M.ASCE), Associate Professor; Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, RPI, Troy, NY, zeghal@rpi.edu,
Allen Marr, P.E., Ph.D., (M.ASCE), President, CEO; Geocomp Corporation, Acton, MA, wam@geocomp.com,
Vicente Mercado, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor; Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, RPI, Troy, NY, mercav@rpi.edu,
Xiaolei Lv, Ph.D., Professor; Institute of Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, xllv@mail.ie.ac.cn,


Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2014, Vol. 15, Issue 2, Pg. 32-36


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: Researchers are working on developing a new health assessment framework with the potential to modernize our ability to monitor, manage, and ensure the safety of levees and other systems of a flood-control infrastructure.

Subject Headings: Levees and dikes | Rehabilitation |

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