New storm patterns require new wind engineering
Thomson Reuters Foundation | October 29, 2013
This week’s hurricane-force winds across the UK and northern Europe, the worst in a decade, have mercifully resulted in only a handful of deaths. However, the disruption and chaos they have caused serves as a warning for the future.
Team looks to steel tower power against storm
Western Engineering News | October 10, 2013
Ashraf El Damatty, along with Engineering professors Eric Savory, Horia Hangan and Girma Bitsuamlak, eight graduate students and two postdocs, have initiated a research program with Hydro One to mitigate future failures of transmission line structures during severe weather strikes.
Engineering professor builds a cleaner future
Western Engineering News | September 26, 2013
Western Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Ernest Yanful is confident residents of remote African villages will be able one day to pour clean drinking water.