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Delivering Sustainability: Transporting Goods in Urban Spaces

Delivering Sustainability: Transporting Goods in Urban Spaces

[MUSIC PLAYING] GREGORY R. MILLER: Good evening, everybody. Welcome to the second presentation in the College of Engineering and University Alumni Association co-sponsored lecture series. And my name is Greg Miller. I’m the Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering. And it’s kind of cool that all three lecturers are faculty in my department. And some …

Carnegie Mellon University’s Environmental Engineering Lab

Carnegie Mellon University’s Environmental Engineering Lab

In Carnegie Mellon University’s environmental engineering lab, students and faculty work together to tackle the complex challenge of creating a cleaner, more energy-efficient world. With cutting-edge research that sits at the intersection of water quality and climate change, researchers are focused on critical issues that impact the future of our planet. Our researchers are improving …

Tour inside the College of Engineering

Tour inside the College of Engineering

Welcome to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Engineering! The College of Engineering is one of the fastest growing colleges at UT, with dramatic increases in recent enrollment and research expenditure. Our students and faculty members are stronger than ever. We are one of the oldest engineering colleges in the nation, founded way back …

Engineering Solutions for a Seismically Resilient Seattle

Engineering Solutions for a Seismically Resilient Seattle

MICHAEL BRAGG: Thanks for coming. My name is Mike Bragg. I’m the Frank and Julie Jungers Dean of Engineering here at the University of Washington. I’d like to thank you for joining us on this first presentation of the 2016 engineering lecture series, titled City Smarts, Engineering Resilient Communities. This series is presented in partnership …

Engineering in practice – Meet David Sanders

Engineering in practice – Meet David Sanders

Well, when I went to the University of Nevada, I was primarily focused in bridge engineering. But I showed up to Nevada shortly after the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake. Then shortly after that was the 1994 Northridge Earthquake, and these two events really shaped my career. So my area of research is in the seismic …

Brandon Lucia: Energy Harvesting Computers: Extracting Energy from the Environment

Brandon Lucia: Energy Harvesting Computers: Extracting Energy from the Environment

In my lab, we’re developing the basic technology to support what are called “energy harvesting computers.” These are devices that can perform computations, sense their environments, and communicate using energy that they extract from their environments. We can make devices harvest radio waves or use solar energy. By powering these devices with energy extracted from …

Behind the Researcher – Jim Thompson

Behind the Researcher – Jim Thompson

My name is Jim Thompson I’m an Assistant Teaching Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering her at Carnegie Mellon And I sing barbershop There’s nothing that really sticks out in my mind for why or when or how I started singing When I was a kid my parents were always playing music. Albums back then …

Burcu Akinci: Smart Infrastructure for Smarter Decisions

Burcu Akinci: Smart Infrastructure for Smarter Decisions

Today, I’m very excited to talk to you about our research on generating and utilizing smart infrastructure systems for streamlining construction and infrastructure operation decisions. Throughout this talk, by me saying infrastructure, I’m referring to civil infrastructure systems such as buildings, bridges, roadways, tunnels, etc. Who wouldn’t wanna make smart decisions when it comes to …

SDSU Commencement 2014 – College of Engineering

SDSU Commencement 2014 – College of Engineering

DEAN MEHRABADI: Good afternoon! And welcome to San Diego State University’s 2014 Engineering Commencement ceremony. I am Morteza Mehrabadi, Dean of the College of Engineering. I now ask that you please rise as the Air Force ROTC Color Guard presents the Colors and please remain standing for the singing of our National Anthem led by …