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School District, University Partner to Bring Learning to Life
Brett Story, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Southern Methodist University, has teamed with the Garland Independent School District and...

Engage in Fieldwork and Travel First, Then Seek Work-Life Balance
Kenneth R. Mika, P.E., M.ASCE, a project engineer at Geosyntec Consultants Inc., credits the leaders and mentors in his life as being instrumental in getting him to where he is now....

Broad Infrastructure Bill Could See Renewed Attention in Democratically Controlled House
The pending Democratic takeover of the House portends a likely change in congressional priorities pertaining to infrastructure....

Spin, Spin, Spin
A scalable, vertical axis windmill tower with dynamic shutters that decrease wind loading on the structure has won an energy efficiency design contest....

NTSB Issues Florida Pedestrian Bridge Updates

Making Up Your Own Mind: Thinking Effectively Through Creative Puzzle-Solving, by Edward B. Burger. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2019

Inventing Future Cities, by Michael Batty. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2018

Rapid Recovery
In May 2017, the California Department of Transportation had to contend with a massive landslide that closed a section of the iconic State Route 1 through central California’s scenic coastal region of...

Designing Secret Cities
Before the U.S. government could develop the first atomic bombs in World War II, it first had to design and construct three “secret cities” at which that work would be completed. Created almost entirely...

Embracing Disruption
The benefits of strategically embracing technology research and development within architecture, engineering, or construction companies’ business models are varied. But at its core, doing so can enable...

“Touch Screens” for Roadways: Colorado Tests Smart Pavement
A smart pavement system will be installed in Colorado that can track movement atop it, detecting, for example, when a vehicle does not successfully navigate a dangerous, remote mountain corridor....

Fifty Years of Preservation: Historic American Engineering Record
On its 50th anniversary, the Historic American Engineering Record celebrates its chronicling of America’s industrial heritage while facing an uncertain future....

Fraudulent Authorial Credit Is Growing, Troubling Issue
The ethical implications of buying and selling authorship credit of journal papers is examined in this hypothetical scenario....

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