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2012 Buchanan Lecturer: Dr. Allen Marr

Published on March 22, 2013 by in 2012, News, Uncategorized
 
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Poster Presentation at ASDSO Dam Safety 2012

Published on November 1, 2012 by in 2012, News

                                  On September 17th, 2012, former Rensselaer Graduate Student Tamara Desrosiers made a poster presentation entitled,  “Real-Time Field Monitoring of Levees and Earthen Dams within a Comprehensive System for Management and Safety Assessment,” at the Dam Safety 2012 Conference

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CEES Faculty Participate in Large Scale Levee test in The Netherlands

Published on September 21, 2012 by in 2012

Professors Abdoun, Zeghal, and Bennett collaborated on a full scale levee test collapse performed in The Netherlands. For more information, see the article on RPI’s news page.      

 
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DFI-CSCE Spring Workshop: Role of Performance Monitoring for Constructed Facilities

Published on April 13, 2012 by in 2012, News

April 13, 2012 This short course focuses on the use of instrumentation and monitoring to help manage risk during construction and deliver constructed facilities that perform well. Dr. Allen Marr will emphasize the following points: What is the value of instrumentation and monitoring (I&M); The importance of using a systematic approach to deliver a successful

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Geo-Noon Seminar Series

Published on March 14, 2012 by in 2012, News

UC Berkeley, CA March 14, 2012 GeoEngineering Seminar: Real-Time Field Monitoring of Levees within a Comprehensive Health Assessment Framework presented by Victoria Bennett. Assessing the health of and maintaining civil infrastructure has been an increased concern worldwide in the wake of natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the summer 2007 flood events

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International Symposium on Advances in Ground Technology and Geo-Information (IS-AGTG)

Published on December 2, 2011 by in 2011, News

Singapore December 1-2, 2011 The purpose of this international symposium is to provide a platform to showcase recent advances in ground technology and geo-information systems. Dr. Tarek Abdoun will present a keynote lecture at this symposium. For more information, please visit: http://www.is-agtg.com/

 
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2nd UrbanFlood Workshop – Intelligent dike monitoring for the 21st century

Published on November 3, 2011 by in 2011, News

Amsterdam, The Netherlands November 3, 2011 UrbanFlood is a 7th framework project supported by the European Union, which investigates the use of sensors within flood embankments to support an online early warning system and real-time emergency management. Dr. Tarek Abdoun will attend this workshop as an advisory board member. For more information, please visit: 2nd UrbanFlood

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8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring

Published on September 15, 2011 by in 2011, News

Stanford University, CA, USA September 13-15, 2011 The purpose of this international workshop is to assess the current state-of-the-art technologies in this field and to discuss and identify key and emerging issues in research and development that are critical and unique in structural health monitoring. Dr. Mourad Zeghal presented this NIST project in a NIST-TIP

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WaterTech Conference

Published on June 8, 2011 by in 2011, News

K-Water Institute of Korea June 2011 K-water has more than 40 years experience managing water resources and regional water supply systems. Dr. Mourad Zeghal presented this NIST project within the context of water resource management.

 
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Collaboration with UrbanFlood

Published on April 8, 2011 by in 2011, News

Test Site in Boston, UK The UrbanFlood project selected Boston, UK as one of the pilot sites for an Early Warning System Framework, incorporating Geobeads (Alert Solutions), GeoDetect (TenCate), and ShapeAccelArrays (Measurand). The instrumentation was selected on the basis of previous experimentation and comparison of instruments installed in full-scale dike failure tests in the Netherlands

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