Carol Haddock speaks during a panel discussion about recent natural disasters at the 2017 ASCE International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure.
November 24, 2017

It’s been three years almost to the day since ASCE’s first International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure in Long Beach, CA. So, all the challenges surrounding sustainable...
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From left: Janise Rodgers, Allison Pyrch, Jeff Bruce, Craig Davis, Gustavo Ayala, Andre Barbosa, and Haizhong Wang. PHOTO: Haizhong Wang
November 21, 2017

An ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team traveled to Mexico in November, gathering information about the region's recent earthquakes to help engineers better understand how to make...
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The IRD team travels via subway to its next meeting in Mexico. PHOTO: Allison Pyrch
November 20, 2017

An ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team traveled to Mexico in November, gathering information about the region's recent earthquakes to help engineers better understand how to make...
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Repair and demolition work coexists with shops open for business in Jojutla. PHOTO: Janise Rodgers
November 20, 2017

An ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team traveled to Mexico this month, gathering information about the region's recent earthquakes to help engineers better understand how to make...
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The ASCE IRD team assembles at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. PHOTO: Allison Pyrch
November 14, 2017

An ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team is in Mexico this week, gathering information about the region's recent earthquakes to help engineers better understand how to make infrastructure more...
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An ASCE IRD team is traveling to Mexico to collect data in the aftermath of the Sept. 19 Central Mexico Earthquake.
November 9, 2017

Nothing helps mitigate future disasters like past disasters. And so as Mexico works to rebuild in the aftermath of two major September earthquakes, an ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team...
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With communities around the country working to recover after an autumn full of natural disasters, the key will be to not to simply rebuild but to rebuild better.
November 9, 2017

Civil engineering is nothing if not resilient. And in many cases that means learning from failure and building back better. In the aftermath of a series of extreme events this autumn in North...
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Flood waters remain high in Carolina, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria slammed the island. PHOTO: Dept. of Defense
September 29, 2017

Jennifer M. Aponte Rivera, A.M.ASCE, grew up in Puerto Rico and graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez in 2016. She now lives in northern Virginia and works as a civil engineer for...
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Soldiers with the Florida Army National Guard's 20th Special Forces Group go door-to-door in the Jacksonville area near Ortega Island, performing search-and-rescue missions in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. PHOTO: Dept. of Defense
September 15, 2017

Resilience takes many forms. Interconnected city systems. Smart infrastructure. Or, in the case of Florida’s Nassau County last week – amateur “ham” radio. As Hurricane Irma lashed the...
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National Guardsman shakes hands with a  Houston homeowner whose house was flooded by Hurricane Harvey. PHOTO: U.S. Dept. of Defense
September 6, 2017

One week after Hurricane Harvey slammed into southeastern Texas, more than 30,000 people have been displaced, with critical infrastructure severely damaged – mostly due to the catastrophic flooding...
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