Civil Engineering in Natural Disaster
Civil engineers can help mitigate the impact of natural disasters by developing solutions for improving infrastructure.
Bridge Scour Protection & Preventing Bridge Failure
Bridges are an essential part of a nation’s economy. They are crucial for transporting goods and people…
Winter Olympics vs. Summer Olympics
To learn more about engineering past Winter Olympics vs. Summer Olympics, check out the infographic.
The Future of Skyscrapers | New Jersey Institute of Technology
Skyscraper construction and design have remained largely unchanged…
Road Congestion Relief
Congested roadways are common problems that all drivers have to deal with.
Innovations in Tunnel Construction Methods
To learn more about tunneling and the important role that civil engineers play in tunneling
High Tech Bridges of the Future
The United States alone is home to more than 600,000 bridges.
Engineering the Sochi Winter Olympics
To learn more about the role civil engineers played in the Sochi Olympics
Engineering the Olympic Games in Rio
On August 5, 2016, all eyes will be on Rio de Janeiro for the opening ceremonies of the summer Olympics.
Deadly Airport Toxins
The US aviation industry has grown to be the most robust in the world, shuttling millions of passengers from one point to another every year.
U.S. Airports Need Upgrades
American airports are in dire need of huge infrastructure investments in order to keep up with the rising passenger traffic as well as comply with industry standards and regulations.
The Future of Transportation: Potential for New Technologies to Promote Sustainability
Public transportation is necessary for the liveliness and continuity of a city. The more public transportation is used; the more urban areas of the city are used. On the inverse side, less usage of public transportation is directly correlated to more pollution and inequality. Why? It’s safe to assume that people who need to commute [...]
Levees In The U.S. | New Jersey Institute of Technology
The United States’ levees stretch out for more than 100,000 miles, with the federal government operating around 2,100 miles of the system. The Congressional Research Service states that an estimated 22 percent of counties across the U.S., which represent about half of the population in the country, contain levees. To learn more, checkout the infographic [...]
The Preservation of Historical Sites
While preserving historical landmarks is important for the sake of protecting history, it also makes sense from a financial perspective. Preserved historical sites are able to bring people together while maintaining local cultural identity, and it has the potential to increase tourism as well. An influx of income from visiting tourists can help boost local [...]