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Future Forward: Advancing Construction Monitoring

August 1, 2016 - in Profile

Mani Golparvar-Fard is associate professor of Civil Engineering and Computer Science as well as the director of the Real-time and Automated Monitoring and Control (RAAMAC) lab at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His award-winning work in the area…

Change Leader: City Plans Undergo Stress-Testing for Sustainability

May 31, 2016 - in Profile

Donna Huey is a senior vice president and client technology and innovation director for Atkins. With extensive experience in consulting related to technology…

Future Forward: Structural Health Modeling as a Multidisciplinary Pursuit

May 31, 2016 - in Profile

Michael D. Todd is a professor of structural engineering at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), and co-director of the UCSD Engineering Institute…

Future Forward: Assessing and Mitigating Structural Performance

April 3, 2016 - in Profile

Christopher Higgins is the Cecil and Sally Drinkward Professor of Structural Engineering in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering at Oregon State University (OSU), where he also directs the Structural Engineering Research Laboratory. Dr. Higgins…

Change Leader: Quantifying the Usability of Recycled Concrete

April 3, 2016 - in Profile

Yahya Kurama is a professor and associate chair of the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences. A recent research project focuses on the reusability of recycled concrete for building structures…

Future Forward: Pulling Apart Construction Processes to Improve Practice

January 31, 2016 - in Profile

Dr. William J. O’Brien, PE, is a professor in the department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He directs the Modeling, Visualization and Evaluation Lab (MOVE)…

Change Leader: Advancing Sustainable Infrastructure with the Envision System

January 31, 2016 - in Profile

Heather Unger, manager, Transmission within Louis Berger’s Power & Energy Group and Corporate Social Responsibility Chair, recently earned a master’s degree in Sustainability and Environmental Management from the Harvard University Extension School.…

Future Forward: Better Bridge Inspections Start with Quantifiable Results

November 21, 2015 - in Profile

Robert J. Connor is an associate professor of civil engineering as well as director of the Center for Aging Infrastructure and the Steel Bridge Research, Inspection, Training and Engineering Center (S-BRITE) at Purdue University. He also is involved in the…

Change Leader: Advocating for a Bottom-Line Focus on Infrastructure

November 21, 2015 - in Profile

Charles Marohn, the founder of Strong Towns, is a licensed professional engineer in Minnesota and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. After obtaining his engineering degree, Marohn enjoyed the work but quickly became frustrated by how…

Future Forward: Ailing Infrastructure Stems from Lack of Leadership

October 4, 2015 - in Profile

Rosabeth Moss Kanter is a professor at Harvard Business School as well as the chair and director of the Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative, which helps successful leaders expand their skill and influence to national and global challenges. Kanter…