FORE and the Future of Practically Everything By R. L. Handy. Abbeville, South Carolina: Moonshine Cove Publishing, 2013

Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World By Amir Alexander. New York City: Scientific American, 2014

Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World By Mark Miodownik. New York City: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014

How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking By Jordan Ellenberg. New York City: Penguin Press, 2014

Engineering for Sustainable Human Development: A Guide to Successful Small-Scale Community Projects By Bernard Amadei. Reston, Virginia: ASCE Press, 2014

The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life By Alex Bellos. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2014

Whatever Happened to the Metric System: How America Kept its Feet By John Bemelmans Marciano. New York City: Bloomsbury USA, 2014

Geo-Legends: Robert M. Koerner, PhD, PE, D.GE, NAE, Dist.M.ASCE

Geotechnical IT Revolution: Intelligent Compaction and Beyond
The explosion of innovative developments in the IT industry is making many of us geotechnical engineers green with envy. We want some new technology, too! Luckily, advances in sensors...

Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission By Marc Kaufman. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2014

What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions By Randall Munroe. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World By Steven Johnson. New York City: Riverhead Books, 2014

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate By Naomi Klein. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2014

Geo-Legends: James K. Mitchell, ScD, PE, NAE, Dist.M.ASCE

Geotechnical Design Over Karst. It's All About the Water
Karst is a type of topography which is formed over soluble rocks, such as limestone, dolomite, or gypsum. An irregular bedrock surface is typical of most karst areas, along with sinkholes,...

Sudoku and Geotechnical Solutions: Lessons from a Parallel Universe of Limited Data
Geotechnical engineering relies on data to reduce risk. We infer, interpolate, and extrapolate based on often limited data with time and cost constraints also at work. Similarly, solving...

Environmentally 'Clean' Research Station Planned for Greenland

An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me about Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything By Colonel Chris Hadfield. New York City: Little, Brown and Company, 2013

Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design By Charles Montgomery. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013

Chicago River Bridges By Patrick McBriarty. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2013





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