Infrastructure is Essential.
Infrastructure is essential to the economic, social and political fabric of communities.
Sustainable and properly planned infrastructure improves our transportation networks, roads, community buildings, water and waste water supplies and access to power.
This group of researchers is working closely with government and industry partners to make great strides in safe, sustainable, and eco-friendly structures.
Challenges: Eco-friendly and sustainable buildings, restoring and improving infrastructure, improving building integrity to protect against disasters.
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Michael Justason recognized with fellowship for superb career in civil engineering, teaching
April 8, 2022
Michael Justason, W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology assistant professor, has been appointed as a fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering in recognition of his work in geotechnical and foundation engineering.
How Russian operations jeopardize Ukrainian reactor safety
March 10, 2022
Ongoing military action near Europe’s largest nuclear power plant could hinder safety systems and reactor workers’ ability to respond to accidents, nuclear safety expert David Novog warns.
In the Media: Hamilton homeowners should think about where water would go in a flood, group says
March 1, 2022
With a rapidly changing climate that will increase the risk of flooding, hydrologic modelling expert Paulin Coulibaly says urgency is needed. He says research shows southern Ontario will have increasingly intense storm events.