Indiana Dunes Habitat Fragmentation Wikimedia Commons Habitat fragmentation is when habitats are broken up into smaller habitat fragments. This can be caused by natural occurrences[...]
How the interior of the Cruise AV looks without a steering wheel or pedals.   GENERAL MOTORS Most of us are excited about the opportunities self-driving cars can bring. We cou[...]
Just as energy and water are connected, so too are energy and waste. It takes water to make energy and energy to make and transport clean water. We certainly make waste from the pr[...]
Citizen’s opinions have always been taken into consideration during urban planning. Urban planners know there are benefits to citizen involvement during the planning phases. The pr[...]
Access to clean water is one of the biggest hurdles for people living in developing countries. 80% of illnesses in the developing world are attributed to unclean water. Our sophist[...]
Water continues to be a limited resource. In many countries, water for direct human consumption is given priority over irrigation water. This can lead to an increase in cost for fa[...]
Most of us have heard of the Pyramids, the Roman aqueducts, and Stonehenge – construction projects that required feats of engineering seemingly out of grasp for the ancient builder[...]
NASA’s announcement of a planned trip to Mars in the 2030s makes colonization of Mars seems closer than ever. However, Mars is completely hostile to human life – it’s too cold, too[...]
We know that architecture influences how we feel, act, and learn. Despite this knowledge, we are still slow to adopt changes to the way we design our schools. We need to be designi[...]
When we think of river restoration, often we think of restoring rural streams. However, urban streams are often the most damaged and the hardest to fix. There are several unique ch[...]
We are being bombarded with massive amounts of information. This is no different for businesses or organizations. The collection and analysis of this data is called Big Data. It ha[...]
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[...]