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Geotechnical engineers at UB and Tongji University will utilize each other’s unique lab equipment and experience in a joint-research project, to begin later this year. Tongji University is the top civil engineering school in the world, according to the Academic Ranking of World University (AWRU), or Shanghai Rankings.
An article in Construction Equipment Guide about accelerated bridge construction, which was pushed into the spotlight after a Florida bridge failure in March killed six, interviews Amjad Aref, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, who said it was unclear what the builders in Florida were using in lieu of a tower to support the segment that collapsed.
An article on Durability + Design about a panel that has given the go-ahead for construction of Seattle’s Rainier Square Tower, an 850-foot-tall structure that will feature a composite structural steel frame instead of the traditional steel frame around a reinforced concrete core interviews Michel Bruneau, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering.