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Around 2016, we started hearing a lot about self-healing concrete. In recent years it has been lauded as one of the top civil engineering innovations. The question is: How well doe[...]
Bauxite, the largest source of aluminum in the world, was discovered is 1821 by a French geologist. It is used to make many of the products we use every day, but the environmental [...]
Home ventilation design has changed a lot over the years – from no ventilation 100 years ago, to the new smart ventilation systems being developed today. Smart ventilation is the c[...]
Asphaltic concrete cores have been used in dam construction around the world for over 50 years. They have been slow to catch on in North America, but their many advantages to tradi[...]
River restoration is returning a section of a river to as close to an undisturbed state as possible. River restoration restores the health of a river, but how well does it restore [...]
Geofoam has been used as a lightweight construction material in the United States since the 1980s. With almost 40 years since its first use, you wouldn’t expect innovation. It work[...]
Feasibility Study of Ecological Monitoring Using Aerial Orthophotography The world is constantly evolving towards optimization and automation. A new study, conducted by the Departm[...]
The world of augmented reality is ever-changing, but electric fish are assisting with its development. The same fish reveal how animals actively sense the world around them, helpin[...]
Nanocellulose-based textiles might be a recent development, but they’ve come a long way in a short time. Now, the Center for Advanced Fibers and Coating Technologies is developing [...]
In the world of infrastructure, data matters. Unfortunately, data gets lost. Architecture, construction, and engineering professionals have weighed in—and the planning process is b[...]
Ravitave. PET Bottled Water of Size 200ml. The National University of Singapore is reinventing recycled plastics, transforming them into cost-effective thermal insulation to be use[...]
The famed pioneer of carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer concrete, Empa, is back. This time, its researchers have developed a durable, iron-based shape-forming metal alloy. Patented as[...]