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National Engineering Award Goes to UALR Senior Project

June 10, 2015 - in Awards, Buildings, Design/Engineering

June 10, 2015—A team of six UALR civil and construction engineering students, five industry sponsors, and two faculty members has won a national award for a senior design project submitted for the American Red Cross of Greater Arkansas. The National Council…

Seismic Safety of Nuclear Power Plants Will Improve

Since the Fukushima accident, Nordic nuclear power plant areas have given greater priority to understanding the safety implications of seismic events.…

Future Forward: Seismic Resilience Means Much More than Good Building Code

April 5, 2015 - in Profile

Kit Miyamoto, Ph.D., S.E., is the CEO and a structural engineer for Miyamoto International, Global Risk Miyamoto and a nonprofit organization, Miyamoto…

Future Forward Interview: Applying Research to Seismic Safety and Resilience

April 5, 2015 - in Interview

Miyamoto International specializes in high-performance earthquake engineering as well as disaster mitigation, response and reconstruction. Informed Infrastructure (I2) Editor Matt Ball spoke with Dr. Kit Miyamoto, CEO and structural engineer at Miyamoto International,…