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Jeri Brittin Named Director of Research at HDR

June 22, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People

Dr. Jeri Brittin, a public health research scientist, has been named director of research in HDR's Omaha office. Her research portfolio includes a focus on health and behavioral outcomes in school environments, as well as expertise on diverse community, healthcare…

Executive Corner: The Dilemmas of A/E Family Ownership

September 30, 2015 - in Column

During the last several years, there has been increased consulting demand for ownership transition as well as mergers and acquisitions for family owned…

A National Vision is Needed for Comprehensive Coastal Risk Management

A national vision for coastal risk management that includes a long-term view, regional solutions, and recognition of the full array of economic, social,…

ETI Announces Two Senior Appointments – Director, Strategy Development & Chief Engineer

March 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

Jo Coleman has been appointed Director, Strategy Development at the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI).  Jo has been acting director for the last year and will become a formal member of the ETI’s executive committee. Responsible for the development of…

New Research Center Focuses on Extending Pavement Life

January 19, 2014 - in Maintenance, Projects, Transportation

With nearly 4 million miles of public roads crossing the United States and millions of dollars spent to maintain them, it’s imperative that researchers look for better ways to preserve these roadways. That work is being advanced at the Michigan State University…

Harvesting Transparency with Location Intelligence

January 12, 2014 - in Column

Today government agencies at all levels are challenged with severe resource limitation, yet they are required to foster the quality of service they offer to their respective communities. The global financial crisis made it even more difficult for state and…

Top Utility and Security Leaders to Gather at EnergyBiz Securing Power Forum in D.C.

December 19, 2013 - in Announcement, Energy

Attending the EnergyBiz Securing Power Forum will be utility CEOs from around the country, the former director of the CIA and numerous cybersecurity experts. The forum will be held in Washington, D.C. March 3-4, 2014. Focused on security threats and solutions,…

Internet of Things Poses Conundrum for Industry

May 1, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

In the next decade it is predicted that ten times more ‘things’ than people will join the internet as everyday objects gain an online digital presence through the Internet of Things (IoT). But with current mobile networks developed to meet the needs of…

To Become Smart Cities, Process and Strategy are Key

March 5, 2013 - in Smart Cities

Most cities are executing a smart city strategy purely based on the aggregation of projects without having a clear understanding of where they are or where they are going. Cities are still not accustomed to thinking like businesses when planning long-term…

The EPA Just Released a Report on Funding Options for Transit-oriented Development

February 4, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

Communities have learned that the benefits of public transport can be enhanced when station-area planning makes it easier for people to walk or bike, provides affordable housing options, and offers businesses greater access to potential employees and customers…