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Future Forward: Use a PERMIT System to Promote Safety on the Job Site

June 14, 2017 - in Articles, Column, Profile

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research in civil and structural engineering. Patrick Tarrant is the founder and CEO of Crane Management, a consulting agency for construction companies in New York City. A well-known industry professional…

Change Leader: Technology Is Changing Construction More Than Ever Before

June 14, 2017 - in Articles, Column, Profile

Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Consultant Viet T.P. Pham of MT Højgaard in Denmark and Regional VDC Manager Blake Potts of Rogers-O’Brien Construction…

Future Forward: When In Doubt, Damp It Out

April 7, 2017 - in Articles, Column, Profile

Douglas P. Taylor is president of Taylor Devices, which manufactures seismic dampers that protect structures during events such as earthquakes and high…

Change Leader: 3D Modeling Delivers Widespread Benefits

April 6, 2017 - in Articles, Column, Profile

Kevin Schlereth is a senior design application specialist at HNTB, an architecture, engineering, planning and construction services firm founded more than 100 years ago.

Change Leader: Insurance and Risk Management Is Crucial for Construction

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Profile

Andrew Sims (top) is senior vice president, Head of Property and Construction, at Generali Global Corporate & Commercial U.S.A. (GC&C), with more than two decades of experience executing underwriting strategies and processes across U.S. and international…

Future Forward: When Should Aging Infrastructure Be Replaced or Removed?

February 6, 2017 - in Articles, Profile

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research in civil and structural engineering. Megan Lawson, Ph.D., is an economist specializing in land-use, non-market valuation and statistical models for policy analysis. She works for Headwaters Economics,…

Future Forward: Learn from Nature to Build Smarter Infrastructure

January 5, 2017 - in Profile

Anil Ahuja, P.E., is a seasoned engineering professional and author of the recently released book, Integration of Nature and Technology for Smart Cities, which explores trends and paradigms in the smart building and smart city sectors, offering a new approach…

Change Leader: An Unconventional Engineering Model

January 5, 2017 - in Profile

The president of Atlas Civil Design, A.J. Whitaker is a registered civil engineer and land surveyor with more than 20 years of experience in large-scale single and multi-family residential, commercial, industrial, municipal, medical/healthcare, and mixed-use…

Future Forward: Keep an Open Mind When Searching for Critical Infrastructure Solutions

October 18, 2016 - in Profile

Bry Sarté currently serves on the faculty of Columbia University’s Architecture and Urban Design Program, where he lectures on infrastructure, resiliency and public space. He has served as an engineer for planning projects with the world’s top architects…

Change Leader: Pursuing P3 Partnerships

August 1, 2016 - in Profile

Skanska is a global construction and development company with a long history of public-private partnerships (P3) to design, build and operate large infrastructure projects. The company is working on the I-4 Ultimate Project in Orlando, Fla., which currently…