Lisa Iulo, associate professor of architecture and director of the Hamer Center for Community Design in the Stuckeman School at Penn State, is the lead researcher on an interdisciplinary team that has received funding from Penn State to develop community-based solutions to river flooding in Pennsylvania under the University’s strategic plan seed grant program.
A study that determined New York City's comprehensive strategy for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) project evaluated dozens of adaptation measures and identified a set of strategies to build resilience in Lower Manhattan.
New U.S. Geological Survey-led coastal modeling research presents state, federal, and commercial entities with varying storm and sea level-rise scenarios to assist with planning for future infrastructure and mitigation needs along the California coast.
Amid the wettest February in recorded history, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) held back more than 3.5 trillion gallons of water to help prevent over $1.6 billion in flood damage across the Tennessee Valley in February.
Nitsch Engineering of Boston earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 52nd annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) for the Kennedy Street Green Infrastructure Project in Washington, D.C.
2016 photo of the old culvert that had two circular pipes with a total diameter of 36 inches. Pictured are Rifat Salim (left) and...
The inaugural Report Card for Hawai‘i’s Infrastructure was released by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Hawai‘i Section, giving 11 categories of infrastructure an overall grade of a “D+.”
An additional $1 billion annual investment dedicated to improving New Jersey’s drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems would generate $3 billion in economic benefits, according to an analysis conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).
A study that analyzes flood loss claims and estimates from over 74,000 properties impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Houston’s Harris County finds that a strategic land buyout approach that prioritizes the purchase of land parcels in “clusters,” as well as proximity to existing open space, is just as cost-effective as the traditional, piecemeal approach.