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Improving Water and Food Security in Ethiopia Through Research with a People-Centered Approach

Click on the link below to see what the UN has to say about the UConn Engineering Department’s Water and Food Security, Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) project!  https://www.un.org/en/academic-impact/improving-water-and-food-security-ethiopia-through-university-research-people

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Researchers Explore the Potential of Ultra-High-Strength Concrete To Repair Bridges

According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), more than 30 percent of the 600,000 bridges in the U.S. have exceeded their 50-year design life, requiring an investment of $20.5 billion annually for maintenance, repair, and rehabilitation. But what if you could significantly reduce this cost with the development of novel repair and rehabilitation methods that, […]

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Researchers Tackling Flood Maps

By Kim Krieger, originally published on UConn Today Connecticut’s vital infrastructure will drown over the next few decades unless the state does something to stop it. And, the first step is improving flood maps, according to UConn’s Manos Anagnostou. Anagnostou, professor of civil and environmental engineering, and his colleagues have been working on a model […]

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Jack Stephens: Driven to Improve Road Durability

Dr. Jack Stephens, emeritus professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, maintains a busy schedule that would challenge the stamina of a 20-year old. At a time when many in his peer group spend their days pursuing recreational activities, he remains active as Senior Research Advisor of the Connecticut Advanced Pavement Lab associated with the Connecticut […]

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