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Strengthening Urban Resilience: Civil Engineering Faculty Collaborates with School of Architecture for Interdisciplinary Research Publication

During and after natural disasters, urban environments usually struggle to meet the food, water and energy demands of their inhabitants. Escalating food insecurities, aging water infrastructure, growing energy demands exacerbate these challenges, casting...

Engineers Provide Girl Scout Troop Inside Look at UMCoE Labs During Robotics Workshop

More than a dozen Girl Scouts, the premier leadership organization for girls, visited the University of Miami College of Engineering (UMCoE) for an afternoon of learning about engineering. Dr. Nina Miville, an assistant professor in practice in the UMCoE...

Learning and Teaching: Participating in the European Institutional Evaluation of the University of Costa Rica

Derin Ural, professor in practice in the College of Engineering’s Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering and associate dean for student affairs, visited the University of Costa Rica as part of the European University Association...

Sustainable Coastal Protection: The Balance Between Protecting Coastline Structures and Conserving the Environment

In the United States, more than half of the population lives within 50 miles of the coastline. As average annual temperatures and sea level continue to rise, the coastline will likely experience stronger hurricanes and winds leading to higher storm surge...

Concrete vs. Salt: Mitigating the Chemical Deterioration of Roadways from Deicers

In areas prone to winter precipitation, the removal of snow and ice from roadways is crucial to maintaining the safety and efficiency of highway facilities and motorized vehicles. Highway maintenance organizations use large quantities of ice melting materials...
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