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Civil and systems engineering

Civil and systems engineering
The future of fire-resilient structures
Published Sept 22, 2022
Civil and systems engineer Thomas Gernay is studying new approaches to designing structures that are safer, more economical, and make better use of materials and resources
Q+A
Creating a culture of cybersecurity
Published Nov 18, 2021
In advance of his book Confronting Cyber Risk, engineer Gregory Falco discusses how and why organizations should incorporate cybersecurity into everyday business and planning
Coronavirus
One year of tracking the COVID-19 pandemic
Published Jan 22, 2021
On Jan. 22, 2020, a civil and systems engineering professor and her graduate student created a coronavirus tracker map that would become the world's leading source for real-time pandemic data
COVID-19
New models can help hospitals stay ahead of COVID-19 surges
Published Oct 27, 2020
Optimization models will help hospital systems better manage critical resources if coronavirus cases spike this fall and winter
Engineering
From highways to high-rises: New uses for automotive steel?
Published Sept 30, 2020
'Advanced' automotive steel is four times stronger than standard construction steel and could be used to create more sustainable and resilient buildings