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Future Forward Interview: Advancing Construction Monitoring

August 1, 2016 - in Interview

Mani Golparvar-Fard is assistant 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 Interview: Pursuing P3 Partnerships

August 1, 2016 - in Interview

Skanska is a global construction and development company with a long history of public-private partnerships (P3) to design, build and operate large infrastructure…

BIM Processes Are Impossible to Ignore

June 6, 2016 - in Featured, Interview

The adoption of building information modeling (BIM) technologies across all architectural and engineering project types worldwide has reached an inflection…

Change Leader Interview: City Plans Undergo Stress-Testing for Sustainability

May 31, 2016 - in Interview

Donna Huey is a senior vice president and client technology and innovation director for Atkins. With extensive experience in consulting related to technology selection, development and implementation, Huey also chairs the company’s technical network that…

Future Forward Interview: Structural Health Modeling as a Multidisciplinary Pursuit

May 31, 2016 - in Interview

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 at Los Alamos National Laboratory. He has combined the coursework of several disciplines to create…

Future Forward Interview: Assessing and Mitigating Structural Performance

April 5, 2016 - in Interview

Christopher Higgins is a 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. Informed Infrastructure Editor Matt Ball…

Change Leader Interview: Quantifying the Usability of Recycled Concrete

April 5, 2016 - in Interview

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 usability of recycled concrete for building structures rather…

Legislative Action Interview: Q&A with U.S. House Chair of Transportation and Infrastructure

January 31, 2016 - in Interview

Before the 2015 holiday recess, Congress came together on long-term transportation funding. Informed Infrastructure reached out to Congressman Bill Shuster, Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to get his feedback on this…

Future Forward Interview: Pulling Apart Construction Processes to Improve Practice

January 31, 2016 - in Interview

Informed Infrastructure met Dr. William J. O’Brien, professor in the Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering department at the University of Texas at Austin, during Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure 2015 event. While O’Brien is involved…

Change Leader Interview: Advocating for Sustainable Infrastructure and the Envision System

January 31, 2016 - in Corporate, Interview

The Envision Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System is the product of multiple entities collaborating and then founding the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. Informed Infrastructure spoke with Heather Unger, Manager, Transmission within the Power…