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Change Leader Full Interview: Technology Can Improve Construction Close-Out and Accountability

July 16, 2018 - in Articles, Interview

These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject and are not necessarily shared or endorsed by this publication. Si Katara, president of Pavia Systems, is helping DOTs across the country meet accountability…

Future Forward Full Interview: Will Composites Be the Dominant Material of the 21st Century?

July 9, 2018 - in Articles, Interview

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research in civil and structural engineering to spur continuing thought and dialog to create a better…

Future Forward Full Interview: Learning Through Doing: Solar Farms and Curriculums

April 19, 2018 - in Articles, Interview

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research in civil and structural engineering to spur continuing thought and dialog to create a better…

Change Leader Full Interview: Recycling Our Way to a Stronger ‘Circular Economy’

April 19, 2018 - in Articles, Interview

These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject and are not necessarily shared or endorsed by this publication.   Scott Mouw is senior director of technical assistance for The Recycling Partnership, a national…

Change Leader Full Interview: Modular Structures May Revolutionize Construction

February 23, 2018 - in Interview

GrowthPoint Structures hopes to transition building to a factory-based modular model, moving the construction process from onsite to a production line, similar to Henry Ford’s automotive revolution. The company recently completed a 140,000-square-foot facility…

Change Leader Full Interview: Vectorworks CEO Discusses BIM, New Releases

January 4, 2018 - in Articles, Interview

These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject and are not necessarily shared or endorsed by this publication. Dr. Biplab Sarkar is the CEO of Vectorworks, which is part of the Nemetschek Group, with 25-plus…

Future Forward Full Interview: Using Climate Models to Better Engineer Future Pavement Surfaces

January 4, 2018 - in Articles, Interview

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research in civil and structural engineering to spur continuing thought and dialog to create a better industry. These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject…

Change Leader Full Interview: Simplify Legal Structure to Get Things Done

October 16, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

Philip K. Howard, chair of Common Good, is a lawyer who is actively involved in shaping public policy. In addition to writing several books during his career, he recently wrote a report, “Two Years, Not Ten Years: Redesigning Infrastructure Approvals,”…

Future Forward Full Interview: Think Long Term for Maximum Value

October 16, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research in civil and structural engineering to spur continuing thought and dialog to create a better industry. These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject…

Future Forward Interview: Can Cross-Laminated Timber Replace Concrete and Steel?

August 31, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

Casey Malmquist is CEO and president of SmartLam Technologies Group, the first commercial manufacturers of cross-laminated timber (CLT) in the United States. V1: Please provide a brief background of your education and career before SmartLam. Malmquist: I have…